Vintage Leather Football T-shape 1930
Inspired by the famous "T-Shape" design used in the second half of the 1930 World Cup Final, with which the Uruguayan team won the very first edition of the most popular sports competition with a final score of 4-2 against Argentine, the John Woodbridge 1930 T-shape vintage football.
- Full grain leather
- Panels : 10
- Diameter : 22 cm
- Weight : 355 g
- Latex air chamber
- Leather lace
Vintage leather football with 10 panels, this "T-shaped" ball is a replica of one of the most famous models of history. Handmade with Woodbridge "savoir-faire", its patina give it an authentic old school and unique style.
An iconic model in football history, the "T-shape" is the ball that helped Uruguay win the inaugural edition of the World Cup. While the first half of the tournament final was played with the Argentinian favorite ball, Tiento, Celeste approached the second act with a goal behind, led 2 to 1. More comfortable with his An English-made T-shaped panel model, the host country team found the net three times to lift the Jules Rimet Trophy in front of the 70,000 spectators at the Centenario Stadium in Montevideo. On July 30, 1930 at 3.30 p.m., John Langenus, the Belgian referee of the match, entered the field with a ball under each arm in order not to favor either of the two nations. A unique event in the history of the round ball.