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Interesting things about football uniforms throughout the history (Part 2)

With the development of television, marketing, sponsors began to print their logos on shirts from the 80s. Cotton was gradually changed. substituted with polyester fabric, this makes the jersey lighter and the design and printing of textures also become more popular. Spacious designer tops began to be popular in the ’90s.

In recent years, along with the development of technology, costumes have been studied in such a way that the players can move in comfort, best support for competition. The lightest, coolest materials are studied and put into production.

Puma is a leader in popularizing tight-fitting shirts to optimize the players’ athletic ability. These shirts are very beautiful but with “thin” players, wearing such tight shirts is really a disaster.

Football goalkeepers fashion

It was not until 1909 that the goalkeeper was able to wear costumes with different colors to distinguish them from the other players on the field. The goalkeeper is the most different position on the pitch, and many goalkeepers also impress the audience with their special outfits.

Goalkeeper Gabor Kiraly may not stand out by his expertise, but every time he plays he impresses the audience. The Hungarian goalkeeper became famous when he wore a long-sleeve shorts while playing at EURO 2016. Kiraly shared that he wore these pants because it brought good luck to him and his teammates.

Goalkeeper Kiraly is famous for wearing sweatpants when playing football. Suggest goalkeeper Soviet legend Lev Yashin is not only famous for his talent when he once won the European golden ball, but he is also famous for the hat. The pot has become the brand. Another goalkeeper famous for his helmet on his head was Petr Cech. He started wearing a helmet since he had a head-on accident in 2006, and the helmet has also become Petr Cech’s signature.

We have just learned the interesting things about football players’ costumes. There are still a lot of interesting things coming from the king sport.

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Sports fashion

Interesting things about football uniforms throughout the history (Part 1)

In addition to professional factors, football also attracts the audience with elements outside the pitch. In this article, let’s learn about interesting things about the football uniform throughout the history.

Football players’ outfits not only distinguish between teams, to protect players from injuries, but now they have become fashionable outfits.

The beginning

At the beginning of the sport, the players still do not have the current neat clothes, instead they play with long clothes. The designs at the time were also very simple, without the diverse patterns or colors to distinguish the teams. The first shirts were sewn with wool and sometimes the players came out with shirts.

Football outfit in the early 20th century

Today we get used to the players playing with the numbers on their backs. But before, players had never thought of printing numbers on the back of their shirts. In 1928, English coach Hernert Chapman was the first to propose the idea of ​​printing numbers on the backs of players’ shirts, initially used only on the training ground.

It was not until the 1938-39 season that all clubs in the English Football Federation were required to wear a number. Fixed numbering for each player during the tournament is only applied from the 1954 World Cup.

The German team at the 1954 World Cup (Source: Internet) The number of shirts apart from distinguishing the players on the pitch is also something for them to assert their own personality. In addition to the number of shirts that have become a brand such as Ronaldo number 7, Messi number 10 or Kaká number 22, many players impress with special numbers like Ivan Zamorano with 1 + 8 or Bixente Lizarazu with shirt number 69.

For a long time in the 20th century, the image often seen on the world grass was the players playing with very short shorts and short-sleeved T-shirts without textures. At that time football outfit was really very simple with traditional cotton fabric.

Arsenal is probably the special team of the Premier League right now, when it witnessed the change of captain position, which could become a turning point for a new dynasty: Mikel Arteta replaced Unai Emery.