Chelsea has unveiled their third kit, which will be worn on key European nights during the 2017 Champions League season. On Thursday evening, the reigning European champions will learn who they will meet in the tournament’s group round as they attempt to defend the crown they won in Porto in May.
The kit is said to be inspired by ‘London streetwear fashion’ and’reflective’ of the club’s ‘youthful vitality.’ The red in the green and black shirt is claimed to offer ‘vibrancy’ and a ‘burst of color.’
‘As Chelsea aim to add further honours to the Champions League title we won last season, the club’s 2021-22 third kit is reflective of a modern era for the club, characterised by youthful energy and everything that represents,’ according to a statement released alongside the kit’s launch on the official website.
‘The green and black have long been linked with signature Nike outerwear pieces, the red adds brightness, and that pop of color is emblematic of the club’s youthful enthusiasm,’ the statement continues.
Meanwhile, the shirt was poised to take center stage under the European lights, according to social media posts.
Source: Daily Mail