Pic: This Brazilian team’s shirt with Che Guevara’s face on it is pretty cool 7 years ago

Pic: This Brazilian team’s shirt with Che Guevara’s face on it is pretty cool

Unsurprisingly, Madureira’s kit is proving very popular in South America.

Most of us, at one stage or another, had a Che Guevara t-shirt or poster. Hell, any Rage Against The Machine fan worth their salt simply had to have at least one item of their Che-inspired clothing.

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The most famous image of Guevara, and the one most often used in many, many forms over the years, is a 1968 caricature by Irish artist Jim Fitzpatrick of an Alberto Korda photograph, taken in 1960.

That very recognisable image has appeared everywhere from Diego Maradona’s arm to Call of Duty; Black Ops, but we think this is the first time it has appeared on a  football jersey.

According to the Mirror, Brazilian third division side Madureira decided to celebrate the 50th anniversary of a club tour to Cuba in 1963 with a special shirt, one with the famous Che image on it.

Che shirt

The shirt, which also incorporates the Cuban flag, is selling fast, and we fully expect to see one on the streets of Dublin real soon.