Nike and the football club Barcelona officially released 2017-18 Barcelona Away Jersey for the new 2017/18 season.
This brand new shirt is predominately blue with traditional red and blue elements, thus Barcelona is called Azulgrana in Catalan. It has a stylish V-neck collar decorated with a blue and red stripe, showing the uniqueness of the club. A small Catalan flag is printed at the back of the collar. Besides, a red stripe and a blue one are respectively placed on the right and left of the shirt providing adequate ventilation for players in motion. There are the word “Força(power)” and “Barça” printed on the inside of the right and left sleeves reminding of the club’s victories. Nike Swoosh, the club crest and Rakuten, new sponsor of Barcelona are the essential part of the newly released away shirt.
The shirt’s engineered knit zones, creating a subtle geometric pattern, enhance fit for athletes.
Manufactured by Nike AeroSwift technology, the new shirt provides exceptional breathability. What’s more, Dri-FIT technology helps footballers dry and comfortable during 90 minutes.
Blue shorts also feature Nike Swoosh, red and blue stripes and the club crest, which is necessary for a club’s match jersey. The socks are blue made by Nike Grip technology, with “Barça” on the front in darker red and blue lines on the back of the calf
Each Nike kit is made from approximately 16 recycled bottles, which demonstrates Nike’s commitment to sustainable innovation and reduces environmental impact at the same time. Since 2010, more than three billion plastic bottles from landfills have been collected and converted into recycled polyester as raw material showing Nike’s environmental awareness. By the way, these bottles are enough to cover about 5,200 football pitches.
Barcelona is a successful club with a lot of world-famous players. These players make the team stronger and stronger.
Recently, Edgar Steven Davids who played for the club met the president of Botswana, as an imaging ambassador of Barcelona, and sent him the football shirt with his name KHAMA.
Because of the cooperation agreement signed between Botswana Football Association and La Liga side, La Liga will help Botswana football develop quickly. Edgar Steven Davids’ visit was intended to know the specific conditions well so as to enhance cooperation between both parties and help local football in a more targeted way.
Edgar Steven Davids is a professional footballer who is nicknamed “Pit bull” due to his physical strength, stamina and explosive power. He usually plays as a defensive midfielder or a centre halfback. Davids has played for Ajax, AC Milan, Juventus, Barcelona, Inter Milan, Tottenham Hotspur and so on.
As a highly talented and creative player, Davids is renowned for his dynamic and combative style of play, outstanding technique and quick footwork, which enables him to create chances for teammates after winning back possession. His tactical intelligence, awareness, and ability to read the game contribute to his team’s offensive play.
Widely regarded as one of the greatest midfielders of his generation, Davids also struggled with injuries throughout his career. Nowadays, he has announced his retirement.