MILAN – As has already happened in season’s past, AC Milan will be wearing their new jerseys for next season in the final two encounters of this campaign.
Next Sunday, Milan travel to face Atalanta in the lunch time kick off and they’ll take to the pitch with the team’s third jersey for next season, a yellow and green kit that brings to mind the World Cup to be played in Brazil. An homage to the nation that will shortly play host to the football world and has always had a strong link with the Rossoneri of Milan.
Numerous players from Brazil graced the red and black of Milan conquering fans’ hearts the world over. To this day, Brazil remains one of countries where the club has a high number of supporters.
Sunday 18 May on the other hand will see the team make their debut with the new red and black jersey against Sassuolo, an innovative take on the traditional red and black stripes.
For this new jersey, players’ names and numbers will be written in Milan Type, the club’s new official font.
The third top is on sale already through the ecommerce channels of AC Milan an Adidas while the new top will be available from 18 May.
DesignFor the first time ever, the club’s red and black stripes will have different dimensions and color tones with a thick black stripe in the middle. The three white stripes of Adidas are in white while on the jersey’s shoulder is the Italian tricolor.
There’s a strong traditional element to the jersey as well with the St George’s cross over the heart, symbol of the city of Milan. The shorts are plain white with red stripes on the sides.
Third Jersey DesignA yellow top with three green stripes and the FLY EMIRATES logo with green shorts with white stripes.
Adizero TechnologyThe new kits will help the players to be quicker and more comfortable on the pitch. The material used is ultra-light and breathable guaranteeing a freedom of movement and comfort on the pitch with sacrificing elasticity and resistance.
“We’re particularly proud to present these new kit which allow us to bring together technology and tradition” said Jean Michel Granier, head of Adidas in Southern Europe. “The first jersey represents a new design and color while the third jersey gives us a perfect link with the World Cup in Brazil, where we have been official sponsors and ball supplier since 1970”.
“We’re very happy with the work we’ve done this season with Adidas, uniting our tradition and avant-garde technology with an innovative design” said Jaap Kalma, AC Milan commercial Director. "The third jersey for next season is particular special as a homage to World Cup in Brazil, a nation with a strong football tradition. Our club has always had a special connection to that nation and this is also a homage to our millions of Brazilian fans who have always shown us immense affection”.