With the cooperation of Adidas Japan K.K and Japan Football Association(JFC), they released jointly new 2016 Japan home and away shirts to help Japan national team players perform better.
Japan national team is operated by Japan Football Association and is one of the most successful football teams in Asia, which has qualified for the six consecutive finals of FIFA World Cup. Besides, it is the only team from outside the Americas to participate in the Copa América, having been invited in 1999 and 2011.
The design theme of Japan Away Shirt 2016 is “青の‘個性’(unique blue)”. The special sky blue patterns on the jersey represent diamonds showing the strong personalities of 11 players. Besides, withe is the traditional color of Japan away shirts, so it is used again as the main color of the new away shirt.
Japan Away Shirt 2016 has a modern round collar. Three eye-catching dark stripes of Adidas, symbolizing victory, appear in both sides of the body, which is the first time that the stripes have not been placed on shoulders.
The flying golden bird with three legs, not only as a mystical bird of Japanese culture, but also as the guide to 2018 World Cup, is printed inside of the collar, in order to bring power to national team players and encourage them to play better on football fields.
The shirt is lighter and more comfortable than previous Japan football shirts owing to adizero technology. Thus, players can run faster and perform best. Furthermore, ultra-ventilated mesh fabric is used on the back of the new jersey to make sweat evaporate quickly.
Entirely new Spain football shirt takes white as its main color. The Spain national football team has achieved great success in 2012 European Cup, becoming the first team defended their title successfully. It is inspired by the success at last European Cup that the new football shirt integrates national colors into it.
Fernando Torres scored a goal sealing the victory, which makes the whole country crazy for it at 2012 European Cup Final. Inspired by the passions at that time, “hot spot map” on the façade of football shirt reappears the exciting moments of Fernando Torres’ score, meaning extending this crazy moment into next European Cup.
Same with new home football shirt, basic triangle unit – “hot spot map” represents a triangle game, which has always being conducted in the past years exercises. That is a football practice game prevailing from across the world. Not only on football shirts, but also on football field, the triangle football practicing game will be founded.
Symbolic three stripes for triumph haven’t appear on this football shirt for the first time. Noticeable three red stripes appear on side of body, bringing new visual experience.
Football kits manufactured by adizero technology are 10% lighter than that of national football team in World Cup 2014. The whole back of football shirt adopts ultra-ventilate cloth aiming to release heat in sports event quickly, following the trend of modern football.
I’m a loyal fan of Russia national football team for its national culture. The most popular sport in Russia is football. The Yandex search analysis shows rating of the most popular sports among Russians: “Football ranked first in the list of the most popular sports in Russia” with 5 to 10 million requests. Ice hockey came in second with handball, basketball, boxing, auto racing, volleyball, athletics, tennis and chess rounding out the top ten rankings. Other popular sports include bandy, biathlon, figure skating, weightlifting, gymnastics, wrestling, martial arts, rugby union, and skiing. Today I would like to introduce football shirts in relation to the most popular sport.
The entirely new Russia football kit embodies modern culture of the whole country. White football shirt matches blue short and red socks. The colors position and arrangement of football shirts are consistent with that of national flag. Two-head eagle is inevitable elements on new Russia football shirt. Not only is it the symbol of Russia culture and historical continuity, but also represents common value of Russian – courage, union and freedom.
Symbolic three stripes for triumph haven’t appear on shoulder for the first time with striking three red stripes decorated side of football shirt.
Football kits manufactured by adizero technology are10% lighter than that of national football team in World Cup 2014. The whole back of football shirt adopts ultra-ventilate cloth aiming to release heat in sports event quickly, following the trend of modern football.
Overthrowing the previous design, the entirely new Portugal football shirt takes striking green as main color, meaning a bright future for Portugal national football team. “Nike witnessed many important instants of the Portugal national football team – many great achievements and difficult times”, said Fernando Gomez, the president of Federao Portuguesa de Futebol, “The partner stands with us all the time. It’s a great honor for Federao Portuguesa de Futebol to welcome another key instant with the support of Nike. We also hope to start a new journey in France through the publishing of new football shirts”.
This creative away football shirt is consistent with home football shirt in innovation and detail designs. The difference is darker green on cuffs and shoulder part complements the striking green used as main color. Red linear decorative pattern is knitted into socks.
Football kits manufactured by Aeroswift technology are 10% lighter, with 50% more stretch than previous kits. They employ a new, textured high-performance yarn that absorbs sweat from the skin 20% faster than previous football kits, as drying 25% faster. Besides, jerseys and shorts are manufactured using a new knitting process that integrates single and double knit to enhance breathability, stretch and fit.
Sustainability takes the priority over other things like design and color while. Nike promises to equip the incomparable advantages with football shirts and less effects on environment.
Each kit is made by 16 recycled plastic bottles on average. Since 2010, Nike has diverted almost 3 billion bottles from landfills, enough to cover over 5200 full-sized football pitches.
New Belgium football shirt shows respect to the most popular and successful biking of Belgium.
New football shirt takes blue sky as its main color, with black-yellow-red horizontal stripes traversed the whole chest part. It is classic style that the clothes have been worn by players from bike team of Belgium. The Belgium national football team hopes they’ll achieve great success like those have been obtained in biking.
The symbolic three stripes for triumph of Adidas haven’t appear on football shirt. Striking three black stripes emerge on both sides of body. There is a comfort round collar, with a small inlaid national flag of Belgium.
New football shirt exerts the latest innovative technology – including Clima Cool, to ensure players at competition supported by cutting-edge devices and technologies.
New away shorts are black. Sky blue socks are decorated with black stripes with the word “Belgium” embroidered on it.
The Belgian national football team has officially represented Belgium in association football since their maiden match in 1904. The squad is under the global jurisdiction of FIFA and is governed in Europe by UEFA—both of which were co-founded by the Belgian team’s supervising body, the Royal Belgian Football Association (RBFA). Periods of regular Belgian representation at the highest international level, from 1920 to 1938 and from 1970 to 2002, have alternated with mostly unsuccessful qualification rounds. Most of Belgium’s home games are played at the King Baudouin Stadium in Brussels.