England 70 Home No.6 - The 1970 World Cup was held in Mexico at the height of the summer, prompting concern about both the heat and altitude. Sir Alf Ramsey ordered a new set of kits for the competition to be manufactured in Aertex,
a lightweight cellular material designed for hot climates. Worn in Mexico World Cup 1970, a competiton in which we arrived as the defending champions. Unfortunately exiting the tournamet at the quarter final stage, at the hands of West Germany. White home strip worn by members of the 1970 World cup squad, with the iconic Bobby Moore '6' on reverse of shirt.