2018 FIFA World Cup Russia will be held from June 14, 2018 to July 15, 2018, which is one of the major sporting events in the world. Loyal and enthusiastic football fans will not miss the international sporting event. If they go to the stadium to watch games, they must be excited and more crazy about football.
Russia national team, as the host team, can reach the final of World Cup directly. The team has appeared in 11 World Cups including 2018 World Cup. There in no doubt that the team is strong and famous in Europe. It won the first edition of the respective continental competition in 1960 as Soviet Union. The team got one title and three runners-up in UEFA European Championships. Besides, it won Olympic gold in 1956 and 1988.
In addition to the team awards, there are lots of famous football stars. Lev Ivanovich Yashin(22 October 1929- 20 March 1990), nicknamed “Black Spider” or “Black Panther”, was a Soviet-Russian football goalkeeper, considered by many in the sport to be the greatest goalkeeper in the history of the game. What’s more, FIFA set up “Yashin Award” in memory of Yashin. The award is presented to the top goalie of any given FIFA World Cup tournament. It is noted for its exclusivity, which can be presented only to a goalkeeper and cannot prevent the particular goalkeeper from competing for the Golden Ball award.
Russia football shirts are provided by different sports brands, including Adidas, Reebok and Nike. Adidas has become the team jersey’s supplier since 2008. It provides the team with innovative and comfortable products to help players focus on games and run freely. Adidas and Russia Football Association(RFS) unveiled Russia Home Shirt 2018.
The design of the new jersey is retro and inspired by 1988 USSR jersey so as to pay homage to the classic shirt and great players in 1988 Olympic Games.
Russia 2018 World Cup shirt is bright red with white 3 Adidas Stripes on shoulders. It has a simple white v-collar. Most noticeably, a white brand from the outside chest around the upper sleeve to the outside of the upper back is designed, which is similar to 1988 football shirt. The double-headed eagle on the shirt shows the honors of the nation. And the word “ВместеКПобеде” is woven in the inside of collar, which means “Where there is unity there is always victory.” Insides of the collar, there are white, blue and red stripes symbolizing the national flag. A gold double-headed eagle, the number 2018 and the slogan “Вместе К Победе” are printed on these stripes.
White shorts and three-colored socks with the word Росси́я(Russia) complete the kit.
Climachill technology is used in the new shirt for the first time. Hardly have players put on it with unique fabric when they feel cool.
The well-designed kit has a lot of details to show entirely the respect to the country, meanwhile, it shows Adidas designers’ excellence.
Denis Glushakov, a midfielder playing for Spartak and Russian national team, said:“The classic design reminds us of the great victories. At the same time, new shirt with the advanced technology helps us perform better. ”