Barcelona presents its new kit, inspired by its shield
The Barcelona Soccer Club will play the 2021/22 season with A kit inspired by the club's crest, with trousers with a blue leg and a maroon leg, and that the president "really likes" Joan Laporta, which emphasizes that it is inspired by the values of the entity.
The shirt was presented 221 singers of a choir, with fans, members and supporters among them, who entertained a very musical opening ceremony at the Camp Nou, including rap, and who presented the 'Més que' ('More than') campaign and concluded with a speech by Laporta. Of course, the official models were the players Caroline Graham Hansen, Marta Torrejón, Riqui Puig and Ansu Fati.
"We are proud of our club, of what it represents, and proud of the city and the country. Joan Gamper founded this club with friends, half were Catalan and the other half were from abroad. They gave it the name of the city, of Barcelona, and they made the decision to adopt the Sant Jordi cross and the 'Senyera' on the shield. This has lasted until today, and it is on the shirt, "said Laporta.
Barça, with su 'More than' campaign, aims to remember that the club is 'More than Gender' -women's sport-, 'More than voices', 'More than talent' -Masia-, 'More than pride' -catalanidad-, 'More than 11 players' -social commitment -, 'More than winning or losing' -style of play-, 'More than magic' -innovation- and 'More than goals' -multisport-, with Pau Gasol as standard-bearer for the latter.
"This shirt refers to our shield, the pride of being Barça and being from the city of Barcelona, and the pride of being from Catalonia, which has welcoming and supportive people, who believe in diversity and equality, and give value to our culture. We are democracy and we believe in coexistence, this makes us grow as a club and as a society, "said the Blaugrana president.
He also highlighted the pride of having a "own style" of play. "We like to win attacking, with the ball, with possession, with inspiration, with pressure ... A style that we try to improve because we are nonconformists and this makes us grow. A style that Johan Cruyff taught us and that we want for our first team, for Barça Femení, who have won the treble with this style, "he said, congratulating Torrejón and Graham Hansen.
"I like this shirt very much. I appreciate the effort of imagination that Nike makes every year so that the 'culers' put on a shirt that gives joy. And thanks to the people of the club who work so that we are always better," he said. Laporta honestly.
The new kit shows the Barça crest at its best. On the front, at chest height, fans will find the silhouette of the Cross of Sant Jordi, patron of Barcelona, and of the 'senyera', the flag of Catalonia. At the bottom, the traditional vertical stripes are maintained, which for this occasion are stylized to give a more modern touch to the layout. Everything in the Blaugrana colors.
The kit is completed by pants, half blue and half scarlet, and socks with horizontal stripes in the same shades, and with the name of Barça embroidered in white and the Nike logo underneath.