Northeast India’s Only English and Hindi Satellite News Channel

Special kit released to mark 125th anniversary of Italian football

First Published: 14th June, 2023 11:25 IST

Italy will be taking on Spain in the semi-final of the UEFA Nations League on Friday

Italy and Adidas have released a special kit for the 125th Anniversary of the Italian Football Federation or Federazione Italiana Giuoco Calcio.

To pay tribute to the 125th anniversary of FIGC, which was founded on March 26, 1898, Adidas has produced a special kit for the national team to wear in their upcoming matches in the UEFA Nations League.

Italy will be taking on Spain in the semi-final of the UEFA Nations League on Friday.

According to the official website of FIGC, “The celebratory kit takes inspiration from the first one worn by the Italian national football team in its inaugural match in 1910 (Italy-France 6-2, at the Arena Civica in Milan).”

“The jersey is white with gold details and is embellished on the chest with the Italian national football team’s shield on the occasion flanked by a golden laurel wreath and the detail of the 125th anniversary of the FIGC (1898-2023); on the other side featuring the gold Adidas logo,” as per the official website of FIGC.

Gabriele Gravina, Italian Football Federation (FIGC) President said: “Thanks to the collaboration with Adidas, we are celebrating the 125th anniversary of the founding of the FIGC with an iconic jersey steeped in history and modernity. The anniversary kit perfectly interprets our vision for the development of soccer: values and deep roots represent the backbone of a movement that looks to the future and change without qualms or hesitation.”

The Italian football team has won one Olympic football tournament. Four FIFA World Cups and two UEFA European Championships.

As Roberto Mancini took charge of the Italian football team, the country hoped to qualify for the FIFA World Cup 2022. But the expectations were short-lived as they failed to qualify for the World Cup after losing 1-0 to North Macedonia.

To make amends, the Italian football team will be looking to win the UEFA Nations League. (ANI)

Also Read: Former Alfa Romeo F1 driver Antonio Giovinazzi wins Le Mans race



Sanju Samson equals Shane Warne’s record, achieves most wins as RR captain in IPL

Samson reached the landmark after the Royals beat Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) by four wickets in the IPL 2024 Eliminator match on Wednesday.

23rd May 2024
Manchester City makes history, wins 4th Premier League title in a row

It took just 79 seconds for Phil Foden to put the Blues ahead, before doubling the advantage in the 18th minute by heading the ball over the line, which was assisted by Jeremy Doku's cross.

20th May 2024
Cricketer Rohit Sharma accuses Star Sports of “breach of privacy,” pens a hard hitting message

The need to get exclusive content and focused only on views and engagement will one day break the trust between the fans, cricketers and cricket, Rohit Sharma wrote in his post.

19th May 2024
Assam’s Riyan Parag selected for NCA’s High-Performance Monitoring Programme for 2024-25 season

Riyan has been turning the tables and silencing his critics with his consistent show with the bat for Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2024. 

19th May 2024
Virat Kohli becomes first Indian batter to have two IPL seasons with 700-plus runs

Virat accomplished this milestone against RCB's match against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in Bengaluru.

19th May 2024