Juventus go wild with zebra stripes on new 2023-24 home kit
They could also be halfway via a Europa League semifinal tie and nonetheless with 4 video games left in Serie A with a spot in subsequent season’s Champions League to safe, however that hasn’t stopped Juventus already unveiling their home kit for the 2023-24 season.
This has been a tumultuous few months for Juve during which they have been deducted 15 factors for false accounting concerning transfers, had these factors reinstated (for this season, no less than) after which nonetheless washed up as distant also-rans behind champions Napoli within the Serie A title race.
Perhaps understandably, the Bianconeri are hoping the 2023-24 season brings with it a contemporary begin with a blinding kit designed with their new era of followers in thoughts.
The well-known black-and-white stripes are nonetheless there, however the Old Lady’s signature model has been re-imagined with a fuzzy print impact that, based on producers Adidas, “replicates the unique patterning of a zebra.”
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The wild look is accomplished with a vivid deep yellow trim, a contrasting color which normally solely options on Juve’s home kits in parts of the membership crest and sponsor’s logos and is extra related with the membership’s away and goalkeeper jerseys.
Paul Pogba is entrance and centre of the kit’s launch regardless of solely taking part in in 9 matches to this point this season after returning to the membership final summer time. The France midfielder did not make his debut till late-February on account of harm, however has featured repeatedly since then and arrange his workforce’s late equaliser in Thursday’s 1-1 draw with Sevilla of their Europa League semifinal first leg.
Pogba is joined within the launch by males’s teammates Nicolo Fagioli and Danilo, whereas stars from the membership’s girls’s workforce Martina Rosucci, Lisa Boattin and Martina Lenzini additionally characteristic having not too long ago certified for subsequent season’s Women’s Champions League.
The Bianconeri have not been afraid to shock followers with drastic reworkings of their traditional monochrome stripes in recent times, starting with 2019-20’s controversial black, white and neon pink half-and-half home kit.
If something, 2020-21’s home shirt design proved much more unpopular as Juve unfurled a reasonably wishy-washy take on their trademark aesthetic that included a skinny “brushstroke” graphic impact and chintzy gold trim.
Hopefully proving that it’s potential to meddle with a traditional whereas nonetheless retaining sufficient heritage and status to placate the purists, the 2023-24 home jersey will likely be worn on the pitch for the primary time when Juve take on Cremonese on May 14 of their penultimate home league recreation of the season.