For all their failings on the pitch this season, at least Barcelona are getting things right off it (outside of the boardroom anyways). The club have just confirmed their new away kit for next season, and it’s sure to be a hit.
2019/20 passed by with little reason to cheer about, as a meagre defence of their La Liga title saw them concede the trophy to rivals Real Madrid at the conclusion of the campaign.
There is still a potential Champions League to be won, but before European football returns, supporters of the club will have chance to enjoy a welcome distraction with the club announcing the release of their new 2020/21 away kit.
It’s the club’s first black away strip since the 2011/12 season, featuring an elegant blend of gold logos and trims. Nike once again have produced the Barça kits for the coming campaign, having been with the Spanish football giants since 1998.
“Black and gold go really well together and the kit looks really sharp,” Gerard Piqué said of the new attire on the official Nike website. “It has been a few years since we have had black, so it’s a nice change to have it back.”
Scott Munson, vice-president of Nike Football Apparel added: “The energy on the ground in Barcelona is hard to match, as is its passion for the football club. I think these colors work really well to create a clean look that will have that crossover appeal and make it popular in the streets that inspired it.”
Their previous season donning black kit turned out to be a pretty fruitful one for La Blaugrana, who won four trophies – although they did finish runners-up in La Liga and beaten semi-finalists in the Champions League.
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