Want to be part of “The Shirt 2010 ” ?

Bjorn Heidelstrom is cycling from Oslo to Cape Town and collecting signed football jerseys from all teams of all levels along the way. All these shirts will be be sewn together to form the world’s largest signed football-shirt – a symbol of the unity of the football family and its solidarity with the plight of young refugees.
He says, “We are creating the world’s largest football shirt – a shirt and a symbol that is sewn together by the signed club-shirts.” The Shirt symbolises the “football family standing together and not forgetting the small ones.”
Big clubs, little clubs and even fans who sign their own shirts can become a part of the one big shirt – all are welcome!
His website showing the number of shirts collected so far (updated whenever he gets some time off from cycling) is here
Some more details here..
[Bjorn Bjornstrom is ex-professional footballer with a long career in Norway and England (Leyton Orient). Since hanging up his boots, he has worked with football as a focus for marketing, media, values, Soccer Against Crime and Valerenga against racism.
Shirt 2010 already has the backing of the Norwegian Refugee Council and the South African Premier Soccer League and is hoping to get official recognition from FIFA over the coming weeks.Along the route, he’s picked up official support from a number of organisations, including the Irish Football Association, and whilst he’s cycling through Spain, we hope to get more organisations on board and turn The Shirt 2010 into a symbol of solidarity for football fans around the world.]

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