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Very similarly, over the 1990 World Cup, the goalkeeper kits of Czechoslovakia and USA were identical.mattsanger92 wrote:
So of course cookie-cutter kits from the big brands are a thing even for the biggest teams, but you'd think they could put a little more effort in on the international stage...
But nothing can beat Bolivia at the 1930 World Cup, with "VIVA URUGUAY" written on their jerseys...nfm24 wrote:
should just go back to the good old days, when African and Asian
football was still exotic, and we saw shirts with the country's name
written on the front in large letters.
Turkish club Osmanlispor see that and raise them ten (five are GK kits but still):mattsanger92 wrote: More on new club kits for the season ahead, Fiorentina have gone and done the (probably) unprecedented move of having five kits for the season ahead
Uzbekistan joined the list during the AFC U23 Championship Final today, first half was played in their first-choice all-white kit, but they came out after a long delay for the second half wearing blue shirts. Guessing the blizzard they were playing in may have influenced the decision (definitely influenced the delay)...mattsanger92 wrote: In a similar but less excuse-y tale to Manchester United's infamous half-time kit swap away to Southampton, Costa Rica U20 played the Netherlands in the opening match of the 2015 Toulon Tournament today, the first half in their navy training tops, before coming out for the second half in their red home shirts, which must have just been in the dryer or something...
This is of course always going to be extremely rare for international football, but just how rare? I know a special case was in 2004, when France played Brazil in a FIFA Centenery friendly, with Brazil turning out in the first half in white 'retro kits' before reverting to normal at half-time...