The top tier athletic equipment manufacturer Puma had released several national team away football shirt. The same color of white dominates these shirts while various ornaments such as emblems flags and motifs distinguish the different shirt. The players will wear these newly designed jersey to embrace the matches of World Cup.
“When the national team cooperating with us step into the pitch, they are backed by the power from whole country. Ebullient players are aware of that they are fighting for the nation pride and endeavoring to win the honor for the teams that their crest embroiders at the chest represents. This simple design is expected to eliminate all negative voice and disadvantageous factors existing among the team, players and spectators. We want everyone to celebrate the events out of their original impulse which is for the crest, for the flag, and for the fans.” says by Puma TEAMSPORT chief creative director Stefano Favaro.
The distinctive ornaments derive from emblematic elements of the nation, which ensures that every shirt is recognizable with a conciseness aesthetics. At both side of the chest of the new shirt, FIGC crest with four stars and Puma logo are used to decorate the shirt respectively, which appear on the shoulders as well. Blue occupies the collar and cuffs. With the miniature of the Italy national flag, the shirt brims the national honor and emphasizes the importance of Gli Azzurri (The Blues). Two blue stripes encircle the collar, bringing modern style to the whole shirt. Micro-sized national flag can be seen at the back of neck as well.
New kit is equipped with the evoKNIT Thermoregulation technology. This technology builds a system to enhance dehumidification and cool down the body automatically with high efficiency, keeping the players in an optima in the pitch. Seamless textile will fit the body perfectly and has enough flexibility, offering an impeccable comfort to players in motion.
Visible meshes cover the chest, shoulders, oxter and top back where the skin is easily sudoriferous. These meshes constitute specific heat radiation system which is designed as a measure to regulate shell temperature. Technology of Dry Cell can discharge the moisture absorbed by fabric, wick the sweat away from the skin and keep the body in a dry condition.
Italy’s absence to the world cup is really a regret to all the prominent players in the team such as Gianluigi Buffon, Emerson Palmieri and Giorgio Chiellini.
Giorgio Chiellini is an Italian professional footballer who plays as a defender and captains for both Italian club Juventus and the Italy national team. A physically strong, aggressive, and versatile defender, although he is usually deployed as a center-back, he is also capable of playing as a left-back, both in a three or four-man defense. Chiellini is considered to be one of the footballing world’s top defenders.
With Juventus, he has won seven consecutive Serie A titles from 2012 to 2018, as well as four consecutive Coppa Italia titles, and three Supercoppa Italiana titles. He made his international debut for Italy in 2004 and currently has a total of 97 caps making him Italy’s eighth-highest appearance holder. He was selected in the nation’s squads for the 2004 Olympics, winning a bronze medal, as well as for three UEFA European Championships, two FIFA World Cups and two FIFA Confederations Cups, helping the Azzurri to reach the final of UEFA Euro 2012 and achieve a third-place finish at the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup.