From Football Supporter to Football Memorabilia Collector

Many people around the world describe football kits as the most beautiful game and millions celebrate or suffer with their favorite team every weekend. Played by millions and followed by even more, Football is the most beloved sporting past time around the globe.

To understand this never ending love story, we have to understand the history and traditions of the sport. The first football clubs and rules came from England in the middle of the 19th century and the longest running football cup competition is the prestigious English FA Cup.

Every football supporter’s heart is beating a bit faster at the moment; this is because the 2008/2009 season is coming to a fulminating climax. Therefore, exciting fixtures in leagues and cups all over the continent take place on a weekly basis. Celebrated names like Arsenal, Barca and Bayern are fighting for glory and the all important silverware in their domestic leagues and in national, as well as pan European cup competitions like the UEFA Champions League.

Many grown men have vivid childhood memories of following their football team’s destiny on the radio under a duvet cover on midweek European match days. Which true football mad young lad didn`t have the latest team kit inclusive name and number of his superstar?

You might think: I`m a bit too old to wear football shirts! And yes you are absolutely right with that assumption, unless you are visiting your teams ground on match day, or you are actually playing football yourself.

But have you ever thought about finding an authentically signed and beautifully framed football shirt of your all time football hero. Wouldn’t this be an absolutely stylish decoration for your lounge or play room? Imagine the jealous faces of your best mates, when they come around for the next match on TV and you got a hand signed football shirt of Gary Lineker or Pele on your wall…

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