Sports: Nike release new jersey for celebrate Barcelona’s 20th anniversary

Nike are celebrating 20 years of partnering with Spanish LaLiga champions Barcelona by releasing a new kit.

International sportswear giants Nike have released a new jersey to celebrate their 20th anniversary with reigning Spanish La Liga champions Barcelona.

Nike has been providing the kits for Barcelona since 1998 and have now been the official kit sponsors for 20 years in 2018.

During the period, Barcelona has won the league title on ten occasions, four UEFA Champions League titles along with several domestic and international titles.

Barcelona 20th anniversary jersey

The new jersey is a limited edition attire which is a combination of all their previous stripes during the 20-year period which has brought out memories of the club’s’ previous triumphs.

Nike Football Apparel Senior Design Director, Pete Hoppins revealed the reason behind the concept of an anniversary jersey.

He said, “This idea really came out of the blue. We wanted to do something different to celebrate the 20th anniversary.

“The main challenge was ensuring all the previous shirts were represented, but also that each one was carefully placed.

“We had to be mindful of the overall design, rather than just placing each one anywhere on the garment.”

The new material comes after they released the third kit for the reigning LaLiga champions, it is expected to available in Nike stores from Wednesday, November 21.

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