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Is Your Team A Bunch Of Quiksilver-Looking Mofos? Umbro Wants To Change That For You

When your team rolls up for its Sunday morning match, are you a ramshackle collection of ratty T-shirts, 2000s Premier League jerseys and some barbarian asking if anyone brought extra socks? Do you even warmup or did no one bother to bring a ball again? 

What if you could solve all that by being outfitted with full team uniforms (jerseys, shorts, socks), training gear, footballs, a manager’s jacket and a carrier bag for it all? Well that’s exactly what Umbro wants to do for you.

Bayern Munich Celebrates 120th Anniversary With Beautiful Retro Kit

On Thursday, Feb. 27, FC Bayern Munich celebrates its 120th anniversary. It was on that date back in 1900 that photographer Franz John and 11 other men decided to found the club before playing their first competitive match that spring, defeating FC Nordstern 15-0. 

That domestic dominance has continued to this day with a record 29 Bundesliga titles and 19 DFB-Pokal victories to go along with five triumphs in the Champions League.

Adidas Continues Its Fight Against Plastic Ocean Waste With Industry-Changing Innovation

Over the course of the last three years, MLS fans have grown familiar with the partnership between adidas and Parley for the Oceans through the annual Earth Day weekend release of eco-friendly jerseys made from yarns that are comprised of plastic waste collected from beaches and coastal areas.

Nike Launches New Jerseys For USA And Nigeria; Nigeria’s Is Better

Nike has unveiled its 2020 jerseys for the USA, Nigeria and South Korea, and there’s a lot to like here. We’ll start with the U.S., which includes the implementation of the Nike Futura logo on the jerseys, shorts and socks (it’s the old-school version of the Swoosh with “NIKE” printed above it). We all love the Futura logo.

Everything We Know About The 2020 MLS Jerseys So Far

It’s just over a week (Wednesday, Feb. 5) until MLS reveals its new jerseys for the 2020 season. As part of the league’s historic 25th Season Celebration, the new kits will be unveiled in advance of New York City’s Fashion Week and feature a commemorative design that’s integrated throughout MLS.

Adidas Launches Predator 20 Cleats With DEMONSKIN Technology

Adidas promised us something different with the launch of the Predator 20 Mutator boots, and Tuesday’s big unveil certainly qualifies as just that — we’re talking DEMONSKIN technology.

The breakthrough tech is featured on the upper in the form of 406 spikes which work together as a textured layer to enhance grip on the ball and maximize control. This innovative interface between boot and ball also promotes spin, as evidenced here by Bayern Munich's David Alaba.

Hate It Or Love It, At Least Ecuador’s New Logo Actually Tried

There’s no going back. Soccer no longer relies on its history, tradition and tribal lines for meaning. While those aspects are still appreciated, they are now the means to an end defined by business, industry and global reach — and there’s always so much more to be done on that front. That’s the monster of commercialization. 

Nike’s Next Generation Of Training Gear Looks Better Than Your Sunday Best

In trying times of uncertainty and angst, it’s good to have something to be hopeful about: The next generation of Nike training gear looks extremely promising — I’m talking good and comfy. 

The next-gen of VaporKnit technology features high-stretch, anti-cling material and mesh in all the right places. Barcelona’s the first club to reveal the training tops and bottoms, but other Nike teams will release their own collections in the coming weeks. 

Chelsea Pulisic Jersey? Wait Until Jan. 2 And The Release Of This Retro-Looking Number

If you watched Chelsea’s dominate 2-0 victory over Tottenham on Sunday, you might be justifiably worried that Christian Pulisic is in another “rough” patch for the time being. After scoring five goals in three Premier League matches during a tear between Oct. 26 and Nov. 9, the American went five matches without a goal or assist.

Kylian Mbappé Gets His Own Signature Nike Cleat At The Age Of 20

It’s been a good week for PSG phenom Kylian Mbappé. Despite his tender age of 20, Mbappé finished in the top 10 of Ballon d’Or voting for the third straight year on Monday. On Wednesday, he scored in PSG’s 2-0 victory over Nantes. On Saturday, he scored an outrageous backheel goal and recorded an assist in PSG’s 3-1 victory over Montpellier.

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