Football Shirt Culture

Atlanta United unveiled its new Home kit, The BLVCK Kit, for the 2021 season at an exclusive Season Ticket Member Drive-In event at the Home Depot Backyard

The kit is solid black with 5-Stripes in red down the middle of the jersey. The 5-Stripes represent the club’s pillars: Unity. Excellence. Community. Determination. Innovation.

Minnesota United unveiled the new 2021-22 Away Kit by adidas.

Replacing the Drift Kit introduced in 2019, the River Kit is a fitting complement to 2020’s Wing Kit as the first all-blue kit for the team since coming to MLS in 2017.

Nashville Soccer Club launched the 2021-22 Away jersey, its second Major League Soccer away jersey in franchise in history.

Named Vibe II, the acoustic blue jersey with an electric gold trim at the top brings a dynamic contrast to the club’s primary electric gold kit.

This is the 2021 Independiente del Valle “Alterna” shirt.

The Marathon away design sees the template of the Home shirt repurposed in shades of pink, while all partner branding contrasts in white and further detailing - including the centrally placed crest and cuffs - are in black and white.

Pictured are the new Sporting Cristal Home and Away shirts for 2021.

The primary adidas design is in the famous sky blue, with the Lima-based Peruvian Liga 1 champions seeing their crest rendered in full colour, along with the famous “Cristal” central branding, while further detailing - the neck, cuff decoration and adidas garnishing - all contrasts in white.

FC Cincinnati unveiled their new 2021-22 Home kit by adidas - the Dynamic Kit. 

The jersey is primarily navy blue and features orange and royal blue pinstripes, a nod to the exterior LED Fins on the West End Stadium exterior. Although the pinstripes are static on the kit – with movement – they create a level of dynamism that is symbolic of the vibrant soccer culture in the city.

Chicago Fire FC and adidas unveiled their new Away jersey, named the “Lakefront” kit, ahead of the 2021 Major League Soccer season.

Inspired by the city of Chicago, the Fire’s secondary jersey is a clean white design that showcases the city’s flag with four six-pointed stars that represent major historical events: Fort Dearborn, the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, the World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893 and the Century of Progress Exposition of 1933-34.