The second Yugoslavia shirt on the blog. I wasn’t actively looking for more but I saw this cheap on eBay and I really like the design so decided to pick it up on the cheap.
To find out more about Yugoslavia and its footballing history, please check out my other shirt post.
This one was worn at the 1998 World Cup in France and has Predrag Mijatovic on the back. The official numbering also had numbers on the front of the shirt so I’m thinking this was maybe printed unofficially but it’s still nice to have something different.
Mijatovic was one of Yugoslavia’s best ever players and turned out for the likes of Partizan, Valencia, Real Madrid, Fiorentina and Levante before becoming director of football at Real. He picked up 73 caps for Yugoslavia and scored 26 times.