Adidas and Asociacin del Futbol Argentino (AFA) unveiled the entirely new Argentina football shirt on March 21 (local time) in Buenos Aires. Under the slogan “Pateá el Tablero”, Lionel Messi, Ángel Di María, Ezequiel Lavezzi, Ángel Correa and Lucas Biglia appear in the advertisements wearing new football kits.
The concise style – traditional blue and white stripes on football shirt, stands for the grand and profound history of Argentine football. The symbolic three stripes for triumph haven’t appeared on the football shirts for the first time. Striking three white stripes appear on the side of football shirt, displaying the pattern of Argentine national flag dexterously.
Football kits manufactured by adizero technology are 10% lighter than that of national football team in World Cup 2014. The lighter football kit makes players performing well in sports event. The whole back of football shirt adopts ultra-ventilate cloth aiming to release heat in sports event, following the trend of modern football.
Besides, there is a stylish anaglyptic cameo in the shape of simplified emblem of AFA, including outline, word “AFA”, two pentagrams and the year of establishment – 1893.
The Argentina national football team represents Argentina in football and is controlled by the Argentine Football Association (AFA), the governing body for football in Argentina. Argentina’s home stadium is Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti in Buenos Aires. Argentina has been very successful in the Copa América, winning it 14 times and also winning the ‘extra’ South American Championships in 1941, 1945 and 1946. The team also won the FIFA Confederations Cup and the Kirin Cup, both in 1992, and the Argentine Olympic team won the Olympics football tournaments in Athens 2004 and Beijing 2008.
Argentina, Brazil, France and Germany are the only national teams that have won the three most important men’s titles recognized by FIFA: the World Cup, the Confederations Cup, and the Olympic tournament. They have also won their respective continental championship.
Argentina is known for having rivalries with Brazil, Uruguay, England and Germany due to historic occurrences with one another throughout football history.