Atlanta Chiefs 1967 Soccer Jersey
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Description: Authentic 1960s plaited rayon/cotton "durene" fabric soccer jersey. Made in the USA from all the original materials.
- Made in the USA
- Authentic 1960s plaited rayon/cotton "durene" fabric soccer jersey
- Embroidered felt patch
- Item #: ATLSS
League: North American Soccer League
History: The Chiefs were the brainchild of Atlanta Braves’ vice president, Dick Cecil, who became enamored with soccer even though he had never seen a game. In 1968 the Chiefs moved over to the new North American Soccer League. In a season full of highlights, Atlanta defeated Manchester City 3-2 in a huge upset in an exhibition game. The shocked City team demanded a rematch, which Atlanta also won 2-1. The Chiefs topped off 1968 by defeating the San Diego Toros, to become the NASL’s first champion.