Euro 2012 Team Jersey is Made From Recycled Plastic Bottles
This article contains reviews of the team jersey to be worn by the teams who participating in the EURO Cup 2012.
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Environmentally-Friendly is one of the theme of EURO 2012. Not only eight stadiums in Poland-Ukraine who claimed matter of the earth, but also the costumes to be worn by players. Nike has launched the latest jersey of the few developed countries in the field of sport, including Croatia, France, Netherlands, Poland and Portugal which will take them to the one of the largest football tournament in Europe’s field this summer.
Nike’s commitment to improve a player’s performance and reduce environmental impact, Nike jersey fabric that is used for jersey shorts are made of 100% polyester that can be recycled. Meanwhile, every jersey uses of recycled plastic bottles around 13.
The new Nike jersey is constructed using Nike Dri-Fit technology to reduce the moisture, and are made from fabric which is 23 percent lighter and 20 percent of the knitted structure is more robust than previous Nike uniforms. Jersey has also emphasizes the ventilation holes feature laser-cut to provide a cooling effect on a particular area, to help regulate body temperature’s players throughout the game. Nike Pro Combat Compression Hyperstrong Slider Shorts, will also provide benefits to the players. Shorts from Nike are promoting the latest security features to the thighs so that players can practice and compete at high speed and confidence. Thigh panels are friction-free to avoid blisters and itching on the skin when athletes glide above the ground. Dri-Fit fabric helps reduce perspiration and helps athletes to stay dry, while compression fit gives a sense of a tight fitting jersey but also the visual reponsif. The visual design jersey of each federation was created after gaining valuable inputs which were inspired by the national identity and culture of football is very different from each country. Shirt and shorts are also rich in detail that inspired by the history and heritage of each team.
For the complete uniform on game day, Nike also launched a series of lifestyle apparel and integrated training. Interestingly, only this time instead of just plastic bottles recycled materials for a football costume was made. On the 2010 World Cup, Nike and adidas also use a plastic bottle scrap materials.
Netherlands Home National Team Kit
Netherlands Away National Team Kit
Wesley Sneijder and his team mates would be more comfortable when working hard to fight for the ball. “Costume home and away is really environmentally friendly. We’re very happy. It shows that football is not just a sport synonymous with violence, but also an effective campaign environment tool,” said De Oranje coach Bert van Marwijk told Radio Netherlands Worldwide. As runner-up in 2010 World Cup and is favored to become the best at Euro 2012, the team that trained by Van Marwijk get special costume. Orange costumes remain the basic colors, but with a slight increase in the diamond motif on the upper left and lower right front. Inscribed on the back of the neck Nieuwe Meesters (new expert), which described the young Dutch players who are expected to achieve success in the Polish-Ukrainian
Frances Home National Team Kit
France Away National Team Kit
Nike still uses a dark blue color as the basic color. Motifs and colors of these costumes inspired by the French military uniforms in the past. Les Bleus costume uniqueness lies in the theme written on the back of the neck. Nos differences nous unissent writing (differences unite us) feels very philosophical. That sentence describes the background of Roosters Squad who come from many etnic groups. They are united for French.
Portugal Home National Team Kit
Portugal Away National Team Kit
Portugal still use the red with green stripe civic greatness. The theme for Portugal is a past glory as a nation of explorers. By Nike, the new costume is expected to bring the glory of Portugal found again as a nation which had colonies around the world.
Croatia Home National Team Kit
Croatia Away National Team Kit
Red and white chessboard pattern remains the color of Croatian pride.
Poland Home National Team Kit
Poland Away National Team Kit
While white-red became Polish identity. Eagle emblem of the country remain in the chest side by side with Polish Football Federation logo