World Cup shirts for Wales headline recent national team shirt unveilings – SportsLogos.Net News
The Welsh national football team will look to light up their opponents at the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Qatar in new home and away kits from Adidas.
The kits were unveiled on Saturday, September 3. The home kit is predominantly red, with a tonal diagonal line pattern on the front and sleeves. “The red home shirt takes inspiration from the Dragon with its fire-breathing design that embodies the spirit and history of our proud nation,” reads the Welsh FA website.
The back of the kit is solid red, including the side panels. Adidas shoulder stripes are white. Thin green and white stripes adorn the crew neck. Green stripes run down the sides of the shirt and down the back hem.
Wales’ away kit is predominantly white, with red stripes on the shoulders from Adidas. The side panels and v-neck contain a red and green diamond pattern “that nods to Cymru kits of the past”. The stripes on the sides and the hem are green.
Both home and away kits have a badge on the back collar containing a daffodil and the motto “Gorau Chwarae Cyd Chwarae” (“The best game is team play”).
Wales will play in Group B in Qatar, alongside USA, Iran and England. Their first match is against the United States on Monday, November 21 at Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium in Al Rayyan.
SCOTLAND – Home and Away
“Scottish heritage is at the heart” of Adidas’ new home and away kits in Scotland, according to the Scottish FA website. The home kit takes the country’s traditional navy base and adds purple Adidas stripes to the shoulders and white trim around the collar. Sleeve cuffs feature a tartan pattern.
The side panels are white, while the side and hem stripes are purple. On the back collar of the home kit is a thistle graphic, a nod to Scotland’s national flower.
The away kit also features tartan, this time woven into the white base fabric. Stripes on the shoulders are purple again, as is piping around the navy blue cuffs. The crew neck, side panels and side and hem stripes are also navy blue.
The Scottish FA also noted that the women’s national team will wear the new home kit, but will continue to wear the country shirt. away shirt 2020 until a new custom women’s away kit is released in early 2023.
NORTHERN IRELAND – Home and Away
Northern Ireland launched their two new Adidas kits on Thursday August 1. The home kit includes quarters in different shades of green “to resemble the country’s iconic landscape”. It also features a white collar with a green button placket. Adidas shoulder stripes, side stripes and side panels are all white.
Meanwhile, the away kit is predominantly yellow, with navy and red accents. According to the Irish FA, the design “pays homage to two of the most imposing historic icons of the Belfast skyline – the Harland and Wolff, Samson and Goliath gantry cranes”.
The front of the kit features embossed stripes, along with the Adidas logo and national team crest centered on the chest in monochromatic navy. Stripes on the shoulders, side panels and stripes on the sides and hem are also navy blue. The collar and sleeve cuffs are navy blue with red piping.
CZECHIA – Home
After their new away kit was one of 13 launched by Puma Last Monday, Czechia also released a new home kit last week. According to the national team’s Twitter account, it is “a reference to our great successes of 1934, 1976 and 1996. Like Czechoslovakia, the nation came second at the 1934 World Cup and won the 1976 European Championship; as the Czech Republic, they placed runners-up at Euro 1996.
The kit is mostly red, with a white collar that tapers to the chest. Blue and white stripes adorn the sleeve cuffs. The national team crest sits at the center of the chest, with a Puma logo on the right chest.
CHILE – Outside
The Chilean national team are back with a new away kit, made by Adidas, to complete the home kit they unveiled a few weeks ago. It is mostly white, with a slight gray pattern on the front and sleeves. The crew neck and sleeve cuffs are royal blue with red trim. Stripes on the shoulders and side panels are royal blue, while the stripes on the sides and hem are red.
According to a press release quoted by the football jersey blog Todo Sobre Camisetas“the white base represents the snow of the Andes mountain range, this time adding a gray graphic that reflects an artistic representation of the star power of the Chilean flag.”
ALGERIA – At home and away
The Algerian national team pays tribute to the heroes of the past with its new home and away jerseys, made by Adidas. According to the Football Shirts Blog football titlesThe diagonal lines forming vertical stripes on the left side of the front of the shirt recall the kits that the Algerian team wore at the time. 1982 World Cup.
The home kits are mostly white, with green zigzags forming the stripes on the left side. The sides of the collar are green, leading to the green Adidas shoulder stripes. The collar also has a white border around the edge. The sleeve cuffs are green with gold piping, while the side yokes and side and back stripes are also green. The gold Adidas logo and national team crest are placed at the center of the chest.
The away kit pretty much just swaps green and white. The gold trim remains on the sleeve cuffs, but the Adidas logo on the chest fades to white.