Cerra’s jumper revealed! Former Docker to follow in ex-Eagle Chris Judd’s footsteps at Carlton
Former Docker Adam Cerra will follow in West Coast great Chris Judd’s footsteps and don jumper number five on his arrival at the Blues.
Cerra revealed his new Carlton guernsey number on Tuesday, with the famous jumper available thanks to West Coast’s decision to recruit Sam Petrevski-Seton.
Judd wore jumper five for 145 AFL games from his arrival at Carlton at the end of 2007, before Petrevski-Seton made it his own in 2017.
Now, it’s been handed down to Cerra, who famously wore Freo’s jumper five.
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“I’m very grateful and honoured to be wearing that number,” Cerra said.
“I’ve worn it for the last four years of my career.
“I understand the great history that number has had at this club.
“There’s great players that have worn it before me.
“It’s a privilege to be able to wear it on my back.”
Cerra was officially traded to Carlton last week, on the midfielder’s 22nd birthday.
In return, the Dockers gained pick six and a future third-round selection for the Cerra deal.
Not only was the number five jumper worn by Judd, but it was also the number given to current Eagle Josh Kennedy before he became part of the Judd trade.
The jumper was famously worn by Blues great Andrew McKay for more than a decade, with McKay still the last Carlton premiership player to wear the five guernsey.
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