The new FC Barcelona home kit is defined by an updated interpretation of the traditional Blaugrana stripes and Aeroswift technology, for cutting edge performance replete with contemporary detailing.
On the shirt, attenuating vertical red bands are cast against a deep royal blue to form the updated stripe composition. Detailing inspired by the club’s history and culture can be seen on the collar, which is partially defined by the Catalan flag, the Senyera. On the inside of the shirt the word “Força” on the inner right sleeve and “Barça” on the left remind of inner club pride.
The shirt’s engineered knit zones, creating a subtle geometric pattern, enhance fit for the athlete in motion characterize the fit and feel. Club inner pride detailing can be discovered with “Força” on the inner right sleeve and “Barça” on the left. The sides of the kit feature a dark red stripe that runs the length of the Blaugrana shirt and blue shorts. Expanding when the player is in motion, the stripe maximizes ventilation.
Blue socks, incorporating Nike Grip technology, feature “Barça” on the front in contrasting gold, and a distinctive linear on the back of the calf, showcasing the club’s red accent color and accentuating speed.
Nike leverages sustainable innovation for its football kits through the use of recycled polyester, delivering unrivaled performance and lower environmental impact. The kit’s shirt and shorts are constructed with recycled polyester fabric, which is made from recycled plastic bottles melted down to produce a fine yarn. Each kit is made using approximately 16 recycled plastic bottles. Since 2010, Nike has diverted more than three billion plastic bottles from landfills into recycled polyester, enough to cover about 5,200 football pitches.
The FC Barcelona home kit will be available from June 1 at Nike.com/FCB , official stores and retailers.