This Rocky t-shirt is designed to look like an athletic jersey for the Italian Stallion, with the city name Philadelphia and the number 76 in varsity font. In the 1976 classic Rocky, the Italian Stallion was a struggling boxer who worked as a debt collector in Philadelphia. When heavyweight champion Apollo Creed visited Philadelphia, and his original fight was cancelled, Creed wanted to set up an exhibition match for a nobody to become a somebody. It was meant to be an easy fight for Creed, but Rocky Balboa wanted to prove to himself that he could go the distance with Creed. Rocky proved to have the spirit of a champion, as he won the hearts of audiences everywhere! Rocky is one of the greatest sports movies of all time, and Rocky Balboa is one of the greatest characters in cinematic history. Show that you are a fan of the Italian Stallion with this Philadelphia 76 Rocky T-Shirt!