Argentina national team is one of the football teams that are impossible to win the 2018 FIFA World Cup. In addition to Argentina national team, Iceland, Croatia and Nigeria will meet at Group D. It is said that a few players are selected as the national team members to play for the 2018 World Cup, including Lionel Messi, Marcos Rojo, Mauro Icardi and so on. These excellent players will put on the brand-new 2018 Argentina shirt to fight for the championship.
Designed and manufactured by Adidas, the shirt was jointly unveiled by Adidas and Asociación del Fútbol Argentino(AFA) that was founded in 1893. It is also a commemorative shirt to celebrate the 125th establishment of the association. Some details are designed to show this meaningful event.
In the 1993 Copa América, Argentina national team successfully won the competition. The 2018 home shirt is inspired by the classic shirt and it combines the traditions of the team and innovative technologies. The shirt features a white V-neck collar and three sky blue stripes on the front and back of the shirt, which looks retro and modern.
In order to pay tribute to the 125th anniversary of the AFA, designers integrate the bay leaf into these classic stripes. It is from the Argentine national emblem and the badge of the CFA, which is an important element for the club. There is the number 125 and the bay leaf printed at the bottom of the shirt.
It is the first time that Adidas has used Climachill technology to produce match jerseys. Together with breathable mesh fabric, the shirt can keep players cool and dry during 90 minutes.
Black shorts and white socks complete the kit. The socks are printed with “AFA”, showing respect for the nation.
Lionel Messi is one of legendary footballers in the world. He currently has got FIFA Ballon d’Or award five times and four Golden Shoe awards. As an outstanding players, he is expected to perform well in the games of the 2018 World Cup.
Marcos Rojo(born on 20 March 1990) is an Argentine professional defender who plays for Manchester United and Argentina national team. He has played 2011 Copa América and 2014 World Cup for his country. Rojo is well-behaved and loved by his Argentine fans. He with high popularity among fans was ranked the second after Messi in a survey about footballers who played in the 2014 World Cup. At the same time, Rojo is cheerful and has a good relationship with Messi, Agüero and Ángel Di María. He meets the demand of his fans. It is possible for you to get his signature if you ask him to do.
Born on 19 February 1993, Mauro Icardi is a striker playing for Internazionale and Argentina national team. He serves as the captain for Internazionale. A tactically intelligent and physically strong striker, he is famous for his ability to score from few touches. Besides, Icardi can create space or chances for his teammates. He is regarded as a talented and promising footballer. In 2014-15 season, Icardi was named Serie A Top-scorer with a total of 22 goals.