Condition of shirt - Excellent
Size - XL
Condition details - Bright colours, badges are stitched, nice material feel, print and patch are superb
Made by - Champion
Player - Strong and commanding defender Ashley Williams #4
Player issue features - Correct player size and style print and 2010 Fifa World Cup qualifiers sleeve patch professionally heat pressed, match detail embroidered, swapped with a Finland player and comes from their own personal collection - a signed letter verifying this will be provided
Notes - Ultra rare player shirt believe to have been worn by Williams during a 2010 World Cup qualifying match against Finland played at the Olympic Stadium, Helsinki on 10th October 2009. The sides were drawn in Group 4 alongside Germany, Russia, Azerbaijan and Liechtenstein. This was the reverse meeting between the two sides, having previously played in Cardiff, where Finland came away 2-0 winners after goals from Johansson and Kuqi. Going into this game, the Welsh already knew they were unable to finish in the qualifying spots, after already suffering 5 defeats. The match was a tight affair, with the host eventually coming out on top thanks to a 77th minute strike from Niklas Moisander, after Craig Bellamy's first half equaliser had cancelled out Roni Porokara opener. Williams played the full 90 minutes, in what was one of his total of 86 caps so far. He has gone on to become captain of the national side, whilst notably leading the side to the Semi-Finals of Euro 2016. During his club career, he is mostly remembered for having played over 300 games for Swansea City and being part of the side that saw them promoted to the Premier League in 2011.