Chelsea FC, Signed, Match Worn Home Shirt, Gianfranco Zola, Premier League 1999-2000
Chelsea FC Memorabilia, Signed Match Worn Home Shirt, Gianfranco Zola, Premier League 1999-2000
Gianfranco Zola from Oliena, Italy had a very successful career in both England and Italy making 629 appearances, scoring 193 goals.
In Zola's first ten professional years he played in Italy where he picked up a number of awards, these included;
- One Serie C2 title (1986–87)
- One Serie A title(1989-1990)
- Supercoppa Italiana (1990)
- UEFA Super Cup (1993)
- UEFA Cup(1994-1995)
In the winter of 1996 Chelsea's manager at the time Ruud Guillit signed the Italian midfielder for 4.5 million. Zola made an immediate impact in his first season, showing his class with some memorable goals and also helping his side to win an F.A Cup title. In his first season he was awarded the FWA Player of the Year, the only Chelsea player to ever do so.
The following year the Italian and his team mates won three more trophies, the League Cup, the Cup Winners Cup and the Super Cup.
Zola carried on being a key player in the first team over a few years picking up a few more trophies along the way, when he finally left in 2003, after playing 229 games for the blues scoring 59 goals.The Italian was then named as a club legend.
This shirt from the Premier League 1999-2000 season was signed in black pen across the back of Gianfranco Zola's number 25 shirt.
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