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Barcelona unveils new home kit for the upcoming El Clasico vs. real Madrid

Barcelona unveils new home kit for the upcoming El Clasico vs. real Madrid

Barcelona unveils new home kit for the upcoming El Clasico vs.  real Madrid
FC Barcelona

FC Barcelona announced on Tuesday that they will start a new special edition of the classic kit for their next match against Real Madrid. The shirts worn for El Clasico by the Catalan team will look like a traditional one blaugrana colors with that of the Senyera flag.

The T-shirt includes the motto “Una samarreta ens agermana” or “A shirt unites us” and will be worn for the first time in El Clasico on April 11.

“The innovative design aims to highlight the character of Barca fans and their pride in their club, along with the club’s roots and identity in Catalonia,” the team said in a press release.

Here is an additional description of the thinking behind the kit’s design: “the T-shirt stays true to the traditional Barca vertical stripes, but incorporates the flag and its four front stripes in a gradual transition of fading. In the blue central band, the silhouette of the flag can be seen due to the use of different shades of blue and there is a yellow decoration on the neck. The Barca badge remains on the chest, while the Nike and Rakuten logos on the front, Beko on the sleeve and Unicef ​​on the reverse. The shorts use the same blue as the shirt. The socks, also blue, incorporate the flag at the top. “

The main role of the shirt launch is the legend of the club Carlos Puyol, who spent 15 years with the first team, making 392 appearances at the club and winning almost every trophy you could during a career, including six League trophies and three Champions League trophies. He was captain of the club from 2004 until his retirement in 2014.