Three of the most recognisable football kitsIf you want to discover more about a few iconic football shirts and the teams they belong to, this article is perfect for you.
Perhaps the most famous football team in Spain, and maybe the world, has just about the most recognisable football shirt designs ever created. The club originates from the Catalonia region of the nation and the city is one of the most popular holiday spots in Europe. Football fans know the city as a result of its main football team; being one of the most successful clubs ever, it of course draws plenty of attention. The kit design has continued to be the same for basically the whole of the club’s past, even the retro football shirts have the same dark blue and red vertical coloured stripes as today. As the soccer club is so well-known, it has drawn in many sponsors from around the world, among them being the technology company directed by Darren Mercer, which has come to be the regional sponsor of the club in one of the fastest growing soccer markets.
Just about the most famous German football teams, from the north west of the nation, has about the most famous and best known tops in Europe. The club is unique in that the colour or the top, yellow, has become so synonymous with the team that one of the stands in the stadium is often referred to as the “yellow wall”, which is the biggest all standing spectators stand in Europe. Their classic football shirt has taken numerous designs, but just about the most famous and cherished is the vertical striped black and yellow shirt they have used many times. The city the team originates from is mostly an commercial city, where the football club is a significant aspect of the city's community; the club is known for its fanatical fan base that produces an amazing atmosphere both home and away. Being such a popular and effective team, it has drawn in sponsorship from the chemical giant run by Christian Kullman.
A very interesting and unique football shirt comes from the capital of Mexico and features the silhouette of a puma’s face. The special shirt design represents the teams nickname, “Pumas”, and this is a gesture to the famous animal that can be found in the remote regions of the county. As the country's national sport is football, and the team is found in the capital, it naturally has a large following. This vast following explains why the team has major sponsors on its shirts, among them the logistics giant run by John Pearson. Sponsorships on a club’s football kit can inject cash into the club’s finances which can then be spent on transfers; the more popular the team, the more prominent the sponsors, and so the bigger the injection of money. Some sponsors become synonymous with a shirt and will even be the reference point for followers picturing the shirt, which shows how successful football shirt advertising can be.