Official Brazilian National Football Team jersey worn by forward Alexandre Pato during a match in the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics. The Nike lightweight jersey, size large, features numbers and name to front and back, the CBF logo to left chest, with inner collar reading (translated), "Born to play football," and the reverse of collar marked "Brasil." In fine condition. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Marcos Moura Teixeira, a former technical coordinator for the Brazilian National Soccer Team, who affirms that the jersey derives from his personal collection. After losing to eventual gold medalists Argentina in the semifinals, a resilient Brazilian team ousted Belgium in the bronze medal match with a score of 3-0. Pato scored his lone goal of the Olympic tourney during a 5-0 preliminary round drubbing of New Zealand.
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