New Football Shirts: New York City

Prior to New York City’s first fixtures in 2015, the team has declared the intention to build the club. At the opening ceremony of the club, only their name New York City FC was unveiled. At that time, colour scheme and badge of the club didn’t being unveiled. Only a placeholder image has been published, featuring words “New York City FC” in a blue circle. Encouraged by some attempts on its social media platform, many designers have provided some impressions of possible crests and shirts, because many were waiting the new badge and shirts. Chairman Ferran Soriano of the club argued that they would like to get rid of the identity of Manchester City and New York Yankees, and built a new club.

What presenting on its website is adorned with sky blue of Manchester and navy blue of MLB team. Although the New York City was running by the soccer side, most people revealed and speculated that the new colour scheme of New York City will feature some signature characteristics of Manchester City and MLS team. After a nine-month speculation and building interest in the club, the team announced that they have planned to select a badge in recent days. Firstly, they would choose two designs. The final design will be put to a public vote. At the same time, New York City also launched a “Badge of Badges” campaign, encouraging all people to participate in the creation campaign. After deliberation consideration, a mosaic of the badge was chosen as the final one. Then badge was available online and in physical form.

Though they planned to publish two potential badges on March 3, the club was charged of infringement in their trademark as one potential badge triggered some lawful disputes. So the vote has to be put off. Then two badges, designed by Rafael Esquer, were published online for public vote. In the meantime, an official colour scheme of NY City was also announced, featuring navy blue, sky blue and orange. All football fans were given three days to vote for those two badges. On November 13, 2014, many people, including fans and media, were waiting to see their inaugural jersey. The first-season away jersey was unveiled, featuring sky blue and orange trim. In the second season, the away jersey was matched with shorts and socks in navy blue.

In 2018, New York City FC and its manufacturer Adidas unveiled new 2018 away football kit, which is predominantly grey. The inspiration of grey base colour was derived from current New York City, which is a concrete jungle. Besides, new football shirts are adorned with some blue and white detailing. The social media teaser hinted that the grey base colour means the grit and attitude of New York City. In other words, the monochrome badge could be worn everywhere and anytime.

As a representative of international city, New York City evokes memories of most people. For the purpose of showing homage to vintage jerseys, the grey jersey features some characteristics of previous football shirts. Please rest assured to place orders. Hope every person could get the cool grey football kits.

Argentina 2018 World Cup Away Shirt

Adidas has launched the new 2018 World Cup away jerseys for Argentina, Colombia, Germany, Spain, Mexico, Japan, Russia, Belgium and Sweden national teams. Players of the nine national teams participating in the 2018 FIFA World Cup will wear their new away shirts this summer to fight for the championship of the world-famous competition.

Adidas adheres to the idea of being loyal to classic designs and creating more innovative football products. Each away jersey takes inspiration from the previous jerseys and combines advanced technologies at the same time, which ensures that players can play well on football pitches. These away jerseys maintain an easy-to-identify classic look and create a unique style both on the court and in daily life.

The well-designed Argentina away jersey 2018 is black for the first time. It features the sky blue and white zigzag pattern that comes from the Argentine flag. White Adidas three stripes are put on shoulders in contrast to the main color. Besides, Adidas brand logo is printed for easy recognition. The team badge is certainly shown on the jersey to pay tribute to the country. The two five-pointed stars represent two World Cup titles.

White shorts and black socks complete the Argentina 2018 away football kit.

When it comes to Argentina national team, people must know Lionel Messi whether you are a football fan or not. The football legend also plays for FC Barcelona. He has signed a new contract until the 2020-21 season and the striker will have spent 17 years for the club. Widely regarded as another Maradona, Messi is famous for his stunning header and speed. In addition, he has got five Golden Shoe awards and Ballon d’or awards.

Messi recently accepted an interview and in the interview, he also revealed that if he didn’t win the 2018 FIFA World Cup, he would probably choose to retire from Argentina national team. It is very likely that the 2018 FIFA World Cup will be his last World Cup he plays for his country.

For the upcoming Russia World Cup, Messi said: “The World Cup is getting closer, and I am clearly aware of this. But now I have some very important things to do for Barcelona. Indeed, I know many people hope that I can win the World Cup championship, which makes me touched. I need to work hard day after day and don’t just to consider the World Cup in June.”

Regarding the argument that if Argentina does not win the championship and he will retire from the national team, Messi said: “Everything in the past has made me feel that this may be the last time I play on the World Cup stage. I think if we still can’t win the championship this time, then what we have experienced will once again pressure us. In that case, we may have no choice but to retire from the national team.”

“I have been thinking that I can reach the World Cup finals once again and win the game. We all know it is different to get the World Cup title. In 2014 we were so close to achieve it. We all want to win the World Cup, including my family and the whole Argentina.” said Messi.

Belgium 2018 Away Shirt

Belgium national team is one of 32 qualified teams competing in the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The squad, under the global jurisdiction of FIFA, represents Belgium at international competitions and is governed in Europe by UEFA. Nicknamed Die Roten Teufel(The Red Devils), it reached the end stages of twelve FIFA World Cups and five UEFA European Football Championships, and won the 1920 Olympic tournament. The team plays most of home games at the King Baudouin Stadium in Brussels, opened on 23 August 1930.

To celebrate the 75th anniversary of the stadium the Belgian state released a commemorative coin: the 10 euro 75 years of Heysel Stadium commemorative coin. An image of a footballer with the stadium is included in this coin. The flags of Belgium and the Netherlands and the year that the stadium was built can also be seen on top of the stadium.

Christian Benteke is a professional striker who plays for Belgium national team and an English club Crystal Palace.

Benteke played three games at 2007 FIFA U-17 World Cup and scored once for the Belgium U-17 team. He made his senior debut for the national team in a friendly match against Bulgaria on 19 May 2010. He scored his first national goal on 15 August 2012. After that, Benteke became a regular starter of the Belgium national team. He scored twice during qualifying for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. However, he couldn’t continue to play games in the 2014 World Cup because he was injured. Benteke returned and played for his country at the UEFA Euro 2016. Besides, the young player created a record for the fastest goal in a World Cup match.

He began his football career at Standard Liège, then transferred to Aston Villa with a transfer fee £7 million. Benteke totally appeared in 100 matches and scored 49 goals for Villa before transferring to Liverpool in 2015. Currently he plays for Crystal Palace and has scored a few goals until now. This excellent young player was named Premier League Player of the Month in April 2015.

Football becomes a popular sport in the world. There is no doubt that football shirts have been a symbol for fans to support the team they love. Enthusiastic fans may collect each shirt designed for each season. They also buy everything about their favorite teams and footballers. If you are a football fan, too, wear a football shirt to show your loyalty.

There is a newly released 2018 Belgium Away Shirt designed and manufactured by Adidas, a global brand. It is expected to help Belgium national team win the 2018 FIFA World Cup. This away shirt is yellow in color which reminds us of the sun, and communicates happiness, hope and warmth. Players of the national team will capture our attention, wearing the yellow shirt.

It features a black round collar, Adidas brand logo and the famous team badge. Adidas three stripes(two black stripes and one red stripe) are put on shoulders, back to classic design. The comfortable and breathable Adidas shirt makes athletes be concentrated on games and play well on football pitches during 90 minutes.

Japan 2018 Away Football Shirt

Football has been increasingly popular in the world and lots of football leagues are held in different countries. When there are football games being held, stadiums will get crowded immediately because passionate fans will go to stadiums to cheer on their favorite teams. Besides, a large number of children who are crazy about football start to play football. Therefore, many football schools are established to teach these promising players. They are expected to play games in the international arena.

Recently, an international seminar was held in China in order to improve technical soccer skills of Chinese women’s teams and youth teams. A JFA coaching staff from Japan said:“Developing football should avoid the misunderstanding of only paying attention to the performances of national teams. The development of football should be ‘to make it a sport for people’.”

The JFA has three visions for development. The first is to commitment to the popularization of football, making it a sport for people in their daily life and creating a happy living environment. The second is to improve the level of football, bringing courage to people through the performances of the Japanese team in the world. The last is to adhere to the idea of fair competition and to encourage people to live in harmony, making contributions to the development of the international community.

Under the guidance of the three visions for development, Japan men’s national team and women’s national team have got a few trophies. The men’s team got four titles of AFC Asian Cup in 1992, 2000, 2004 and 2011 and was qualified for FIFA World Cup five times(including the 2018 FIAFA World Cup). The women’s team once won the titles of the 2008 and 2010 EAFF Women’s Football Championships, and got the gold medal in the 2010 Asian Games. In 2011, the squad won their first FIFA Women’s World Cup title, becoming the first Asian team to do so. Additionally, the women won the silver medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics and the gold medal at the 2014 AFC Women’s Asian Cup. In 2015, they got the runner-up of the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

Adidas, as the supplier of the men’s national team, has designed the brand new home and away shirts for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Inspired by classic Adidas’ designs, the 2018 away World Cup shirt is predominately white with iconic Adidas three stripes in white on shoulders. Adidas brand logo and indispensable team badge are shown on the chest. A small Japan national flag is knitted over the badge to show the national pride. Fans must like the simple but comfortable shirt. Football shirts are provided for you if you want to own a special jersey to show your loyalty.

Juergen Rank, Adidas Senior Design Director, said:“The World Cup has always been the stage to show Adidas’ most iconic products, innovation and design. Many classic designs are still very popular among fans. We hope to be loyal to classic designs and to pay tribute to them.”