Anyone else notice the cool retro look the Italian national team was sporting for this weeks international friendly? We were loving the look, and the reason is because Puma kitted the players in a limited edition commemorative shirt...
It was an epic moment 30 years ago, a once-in-a-lifetime climax in 1982 that etched a memory into the heart of every Italian football fan. When the Azzurri defeated the mighty West Germany 3-1 in the 1982 final, they drew level with record champions Brazil, winning three world titles. A moment never to be forgotten.
Thirty years later, Puma decided to forever immortalise that date with a commemorative football shirt. The kit as worn by the national players against England this week, is a fitting testament to such an important, historic and truly epic match. The retro styling, classic stitching and simple fit represents Italy’s proud footballing tradition.
Italy's march to triumph is celebrated on the inside neck and on the presentation case, as the mighty West Germany and defending Champions Argentina were humbled along the way. Whilst a stunning patch on the breast decorates the Italia crest with gold and the year 1982.
This edition is more than just a shirt. It’s a culture, a tradition, the pride of a country. It’s Forza Azzurri!Let us know what you think and join the conversation online, on Twitter and on Facebook.