Adidas revealed on Monday that Argentina, Germany and Spain, as well as other nations such as Colombia and Russia, will compete in the 2018 World Cup with uniforms inspired by designs from the past, but adapted to the 21st century “with innovation and technology. ”
The 125th anniversary of the AFA, the Argentine football federation, will be represented in the shirt of the selection ‘Albiceleste’ with the incorporation of a mark in honor of the ephemeris on the right hand side. In addition, the uniform is inspired by the model used by the selection in 1993, year of the conquest of the Copa America, the last title of the main team.
The Colombia shirt is inspired by the model used by Valderrama and company in the 1990 World Cup in Italy, the same year that served as the basis for Germany’s new uniform, a reinterpretation of one of the country’s most famous designs, Die Mannschaft ‘won the third championship.
Spain’s new uniform, in turn, had its design inspired by the model of the United States Cup in 1994, while host Russia will use a rereading of the shirt worn by the Soviet Union at the 1988 Seoul Olympics when it won the gold medal by beating Brazil in the final.
“The fans have the same feeling, they have a desire for authenticity and evolution, they want something that they can identify with immediately, but at the same time, they must have the latest technologies and innovations. of the fans, and the needs of the stadium and the streets, “explained Jürgen Rank, senior design director for the German sports brand.