Colombia Home Shirt - World Cup 2014
Colombia's new home shirt for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil is designed by adidas to mirror the national flag; keeping the base yellow colour and adding in blue and red detailing along with diagonal stripes across the chest to represent dynamism and speed.
Germany Home Shirt - World Cup 2014
Changing things up for this summer's tournament 'Die Mannschaft' will wear an all white kit in Brazil. The distinctive chest chevron utilises three shades of red to represent the three previous German World Cup wins, and is flanked by Black and Gold to mirror the national flag.
Japan Home Shirt - World Cup 2014
The 'Samurai Blue''s new shirt is inspired by the 'Enjin' - the act of going into a huddle. Eleven lines centre at the crest above the left chest, representing the team leaving the pre-match 'Enjin' to go to their positions for the game ahead.
Mexico Home Shirt - World Cup 2014
adidas have opted to make the Mexico Home shirt for the 2014 World Cup as visually engaging as possible, with dynamic flashes pointing towards the centre of the shirt over a bi-tonal effect on the torso.
Spain Home Shirt - World Cup 2014
World Champions Spain will be looking to become the first European team to win a World Cup on South American soil in this all-red kit, with subtle stripe running through the body.
Argentina Home Shirt - World Cup 2014
Leo Messi & Co. will be hoping for a successful World cup run on the home turf of their arch-rivals in this new kit that brings back the navy trim to the collar and a subtle diagonal motif that represents the team's dynamism.
Russia Home Shirt - World Cup 2014
Aiming to give the team a national point of pride to rally behind adidas have turned to Russia's golden age of space exploration for inspiration on this new kit for the World Cup.
France Home Shirt - World Cup 2014
Nike took their inspiration from the town of NĂ®mes for the World Cup France Home Shirt, fusing the ruggedness of modern denim with elegant style and design to create this retro-feeling kit.
The World Cup is rapidly approaching and whilst we’re already savouring a season of hotly-contested domestic football, there’s something inimitable about the biggest event in the footballing calendar.
The biggest national teams on the planet will take to the pitches of Brazil in the summer and the design teams at Nike, adidas, Puma et al are working overtime to make sure their federation teams look the part.
Here, we’ll be compiling all the football shirts to be worn at the 2014 World Cup as they’re released, along with the key technologies that will give players the edge as they head to the stadia of Rio, Sao Paulo etc.
adidas Kit Technology:
adiZero:' The adizero player-issue version of each kit weighs only 100 grams, delivering speed without sacrificing ventilation and ideal fit.
The new match kit becomes one of the lightest football kits in history, with the shorts and jersey weighting for a combined 250gms thanks to adidas'´adizero˘€žË engineering, which combines different technologies to offer the lightest football kit, allowing players to remain fast, cool and comfortable on the pitch.