AC Milan 2017-18 Away Football Shirt

Associazione Calcio Milan, simply known as AC Milan, is one of the greatest and the most successful football clubs in the world. It now plays games in Serie A and Inter Milan has been its sworn enemy. AC Milan won FIFA Club World Cup in 2007, Super Coppa Italiana in 2011. As of 2013, it has got seven titles of UEFA Champions League, 18 championships of Serie A and won UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup twice. It is the club that gets the most championships of Intercontinental Cup.

The traditional home shirt of the club is red and black, thus AC Milan is called “Rossoneri(The Red and Blacks)” by passionate fans.

There is an AC Milan away shirt for the 2017-18 season unveiled by Adidas and AC Milan. Although it is predominately white, the shirt still features the traditional elements of the club. The collar and cuffs are decorated with red and black stripes, showing respect for the 1966-67 football match jersey. Adidas brand logo and the sponsor’s name are red in color. The club crest and one gold five-pointed star are printed on the chest. Classic Adidas three stripes, put on both sides of the shirt, are also red and black, which is inspired by the white shirts worn in the 2002-03 and the 2006-07 seasons where AC Milan won UEFA Champions League. A small Italy national flag, a symbol of national pride, is placed at the back of the collar, which is a tradition of the club.

Climacool fabric can make players more breathable and comfortable when they are running at football pitches. In addition, the shirt is made from recycled polyester, reducing carbon dioxide emissions, at the same time, reducing the impact on environment. What’s more, the manufacturing process plays an important role in sustainable project of Adidas.

Together with the debut of the away shirt, there is also a video released by Adidas that designer James Webb introduced how to get inspired from the club’s great tradition and to create a new jersey.

Gianluigi Donnarumma was born on 25 February 1999 at Castellammare di Stabia, Italy. He is an Italian professional footballer who plays for AC Milan and Italy national team. In 2013, the young player joined AC Milan. He said that he was happy to play for the club. Besides AC Milan, Juventus and Inter Milan also wanted Donnarumma. He began his career with AC Milan in 2015 and became the second-youngest goalkeeper to debut in Serie A when he was 16 years and 242 days. His excellent performances earned him a reputation as one of the most promising young goalkeepers in the world. He made his senior international debut in 2016, becoming the youngest goalkeeper to play games for Italy national team, aged 17 years and 189 days.

When he was young, Donnarumma was a fan of AC Milan and the great footballer Gianluigi Buffon. Buffon has complimented him on physical strength and technical abilities, mental composure and decision making. His elder brother also plays for the club and they are teammates.

AS Roma Away Football Shirt 2017-18

Born on 24 July 1983, Daniele De Rossi is a professional Italian footballer who plays for AS Roma and formerly Italy national team as a defensive midfielder. He was named the captain of Roma from the starting of the 2017-18 season. The club has won three titles of Serie A, nine Coppa Italia trophies and two Supercoppa Italiana trophies.

It is heartbreaking news for football fans of Italy national team that the team wasn’t qualified for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Former captain Gianluigi Buffon was the first player who announced his retirement from Italy national team. After that, De Rossi also retired from the team. He had played for the team for 13 years, scored 21 goals and played eight World Cups for his nation. These players who had played in the 2006 FIFA World Cup and won the trophy all bid farewell to Italy national team.

De Rossi is widely regarded as one of the best midfielders in the world. He is a hard-working and tenacious player with good technique and goal-scoring ability. De Rossi is known for his powerful long distance shooting and accurate penalty kick. He also gets a few individual awards, including Serie A Young Footballer of the Year in 2006, Serie A Italian Footballer of the Year and FIFA FIFPro World XI Nominee in 2009 and Italian Athlete of the Year in 2010.

His father was a former professional footballer and had been the coach of the Roma U-19 team for nine years. At the age of 12, De Rossi enjoyed Roma and gradually became a great defensive midfielder. He has played more than 100 games for Italy. Because of his excellent performances, a few famous football clubs, such as Manchester United, Chelsea and Real Madrid, longed to sign a contract with him. However, the preeminent footballer chose to play for AS Roma.

“I will soon retire from football. I always want to be a good role model on and off the pitch. It is very important to be an example off the pitch because there are so many people who admire you. I am now a big Roma fan and I will always be in the future.” said De Rossi, in an interview.

Designed and manufactured by the global brand Nike, the 2017-18 AS Roma away shirt was unveiled in June 2017. It is predominately white with red and yellow elements, which continues the tradition of the club. Not only the shirt but also the shorts have red or yellow breathable stripes in order to keep players cool and dry when they running at football fields. “Roma Siamo Noi(We are Roma)” in red is printed inside of the collar to pay tribute to the club. The club crest and Nike Swoosh are also printed on the chest.

Nike Dri-FIT technology is used to produce the breathable and comfortable shirt while Grip technology is used to produce the socks.

Wearing a football shirt is a great way to show your loyalty. Football shirts have been increasingly popular among fans. Loyal fans will not miss the 2017-18 AS Roma Away Shirt.