Since the 1974 tournament, Umbro has had one or more teams at every tournament except for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. South Africa may have been a return to the top for adidas but it was the end of an era for Umbro. Nike (8) – Belgium, Brazil, Croatia, Nigeria, Portugal, Russia, South Korea, USA. Belgium is not far behind with five sponsors (Admiral, Adidas, Diadora, Nike, and Burda Sport) and Brazil has shown up to the quadrennial event in the threads of four different brands (Adidas, Topper, Umbro, and Nike). El Tri Colors World Cup jersey has been provided by 6 brands (Levi’s, Adidas, Umbro, Aba Sport, Atletica, and Nike). Featuring a geometric graphic across the chest in the colors of the German flag, this jersey has reached cult status and has been re-released by adidas in various forms – most notably during the 2018 World Cup in greyscale (though Germans will want to forget the national team’s performances then). The national team’s home kit is made up of a white shirt, argentina new jersey black shorts and white socks – a colour schemed inspired by the 19th century flag of the north German state of Prussia. The Germans play in a white home shirt and are one of the most successful national teams having won four World Cups and three European Championships.
Big logo, big badge, blue and white stripes, what more do you want? Browse more than just Argentina Jerseys with our full line of Argentina Soccer Apparel including T-Shirts, Hats, Jackets and more. And more importantly it allows the brand to market and sell the team’s authentic and replica soccer jerseys to fans around the world. They only sponsored 1 national team, Costa Rica, but the Ticos were one of the brightest teams and a favorite among fans advancing to the quarterfinals. They have sponsored 22 teams over the course of the tournament history with the home nations of England and Scotland their primary sponsored nations. Argentina famously made it all the way to the final despite the legendary Diego Maradona being far from his best due to several injuries sustained early on in the tournament. The reward for the winning brands is being able to provide the national team soccer kit with their brand logo displayed usually over the right chest on the jersey, the left leg of the shorts, as well as on the socks in addition to other officially licensed team apparel. But it was only the first battle in a long war between the brands to own the World Cup.
The on-going battle to sponsor a World Cup team was seen earlier this year when Senegal dumped Romai Sports, their sponsor through World Cup qualifying, and replaced them with Puma. Nike was the jersey sponsorship leader for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil with 10 teams sponsored although some believe adidas won the marketing battle. Nike (9) – Australia, Brazil, Netherlands, New Zealand, Portugal, Serbia, Slovenia, South Korea, USA. Nike (10) – Australia, Brazil, Croatia, England, France, Greece, Netherlands, Portugal, South Korea, USA. ’ sponsored Spain had the last laugh defeating Nike sponsored Netherlands in extra time. Australia have lost only one of their last 17 men’s Tests against Argentina in Australia (W14, D2); although, seven of their last nine encounters in Australia have been decided by a margin of seven points or fewer on the day. Australia have lost only three of their last 10 men’s Tests on home soil (W5, D2) and have picked up four home wins already in 2021; the last time they logged more home wins in a calendar year was in 2014 (W5). The Wallabies beat South Africa 23-18 last Saturday for their first win of the tournament. 12 teams headed to Russia and are in good position to ‘win’ the tournament with arguably the strongest line-up of teams.
We also provide a cool range of Germany t-shirts which are very reasonably priced and are a great gift item. The 3-Stripes sponsored 9 teams but that included both finalists, Germany and Argentina – who both defeated Nike teams in the semifinals. Nike is a close second and where close to having the most teams in Russia only for 3 of their top teams, the USA, Netherlands, and Chile, all to fail to qualify. Puma (8) – Algeria, Cameroon, Chile, Ghana, Italy, Ivory Coast, Switzerland, Uruguay. Puma (7) – Algeria, Cameroon, Ghana, Italy, Ivory Coast, Switzerland, Uruguay. Puma (12) – Italy, Iran, Paraguay, Ghana, Angola, Ivory Coast, Switzerland, Togo, Czech Republic, Poland, Tunisia, Saudi Arabia. 12) – Argentina, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Japan, Mexico, Nigeria, Paraguay, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain. 9) – Argentina, Bosnia, Colombia, Germany, Japan, Mexico, Nigeria, Russia, Spain. It was a classic final with 2 teams, Spain and the Netherlands, looking for their first title.