outfit for the first time during this weekend’s international friendly
PUMA has unveiled the new official home and away kits for the Italian
national team that will be worn by Cesare Prandelli’s men for the first
time in their friendly match against Spain on Wednesday and then up to
and during the 2014 World Cup.
The new kits were presented by
Italy captain Gianluigi Buffon alongside team mates Mario Balotelli,
Giorgio Chiellini and Andrea Pirlo.
After the presentation in
Milan, the home shirts were placed in the “Celebri-Amo La Maglia Tour”
truck by the players. The 23 home shirts, which will ultimately be taken
to the World Cup, will tour major cities in Italy including Milan,
Napoli and Rome to give fans the opportunity the show their support to
The design of the shirts is inspired by the
traditional Italian handcraft industry. They have a bespoke look and
feel with a slim fit and a tailored collar and placket. Final design
details such as the tailor made looking crest and the exclusive FIGC
font are inspired by traditional Italian craftsmanship.
will be taking on England, Uruguay and Costa Rica in Group D at this
summer’s tournament in Brazil. They start the competition against Roy
Hodgson’s England on June 14.
For more information: https://www.puma.com/footballclub