On July 14, 2021, Manchester City’s new home kit for the upcoming 2021/22 season was released.
The home shirt theme is inspired by Sergio Aguero’s iconic 93:20 minute goal in the 2011/12 season in the season finale against Queens Park Rangers who sealed the club title for the second. times of history only.
What materials are used for Man City jerseys?
“Before we design a jersey, we develop new fabrics, materials and technologies in-house. Once we agree on a certain material, we make prototypes of jerseys and then we contact about five clubs where we can test and this happens three years in advance.
“We contact some clubs in Europe and Latin America and talk to professional athletes, usually second division teams, sometimes third division teams and get their feedback on designs if they feel comfortable. or if something is bothering them then we rate the feedback Sometimes we have to adjust some items and sometimes we are good to go, “said Ulrich Planer, Senior Graphic Designer for All Apparel at PUMA Teamsport. Goal.
When was the design of the Man City 2021/22 jersey conceptualized?
“Once we have decided on the base model or material, we start to think about what we can do for the season and that usually happens about two years before launch. As a team we talk about concepts, concepts club specific, then we define what we’re going to do on the home and away jerseys.
“It probably takes about three or four months, the design phase then goes to the club, polishes with the club and then starts prototyping, goes back to the club with the prototypes, another round of feedback and then hopefully we’ll get down to it. agree on a certain design, ”said the lead designer.
How is a Man City shirt different from the Dortmund shirt, made by the same brand?
The new Man City Home Kit features a combination of 100% recycled polyester and advanced PUMA dryCELL thermoregulation technology that ensures uncompromising fit and mobility and keeps the player dry and comfortable. The jersey incorporates an ultra-light jacquard structure in the back of the jersey to improve breathability during intense performance.
“We always want to give our teams the best technology. We don’t want to differentiate between a German club or an English club. They all have the best shirts.
“The difference, of course, is in the club’s colors and crests, as well as the unique stories we give to each club. Man City might want to celebrate an anniversary or Dortmund might have something else on their minds. The uniqueness comes along. different stories, ”Planer said.