Football fans must know that the 2018 FIFA World Cup will be hosted in Russia form 14 June to 15 July 2018. Accordingly, a few sportswear brands gradually unveil the home and away shirts for the major international competition. Recently, Adidas officially launched the 2018 Colombia Away Shirt to help the squad perform well and win the competition.
The head coach Jose Pekerman of Colombia national team announced a new line-up of the team on 16 March 2018, which was the first announcement in 2018. There are 26 players on this list, including Giovanni Moreno. He played games for his country in a match against France national team on 23 March 2018. Besides, on March 27, the Colombia national team will play a warm-up match against Australia national team. The matches against France and Australia are extremely important for Moreno, showing he has taken a step closer to the 2018 FIFA World Cup. As Tim Cahill is also selected as a member of the Australia national team, the two players are likely to meet in this warm-up match, who have all played for Shanghai Greenland Shenhua F.C., a Chinese football club. They currently have been back to their national teams and Moreno will come to China on 29 March for the match between Shanghai Greenland Shenhua and Hebei China Fortune F.C..
Giovanni Moreno (born on 1 July 1986) is a Colombian footballer who serves as the captain of Chinese Super League club Shanghai Greenland Shenhua. In the 2017-18 season, he has appeared seven times and scored two goals for the club.
Colombia national team is governed by the Colombian Football Federation and plays games in international football competitions representing Colombia. In the 2014 World Cup, the squad reached the final eight and was awarded the Fair Play Award. In 2003, it won Confederations Cup and Central American and Caribbean Games in 1946.
The away shirt designed for the 2018 World Cup is well designed and shows respect for classic football jerseys.
Juergen Rank, the Senior Design Director of Adidas, said:“The World Cup has always been the stage to display Adidas’ most iconic and most innovative football products. Many of classic designs in the past are still very popular with fans. We hope to pay tribute to them while to take advantage to innovative technologies. We hope that new products are loyal to the classic designs and make sure of high-performance.”
This newly released away shirt is predominately blue. The use of color is inspired by the traditional scarf they wear under special conditions. On the contrary, Adidas elements are bright orange, including classic three stripes and the brand logo. In addition, the collar and cuffs are orange in color, too. The team badge is shown proudly on the chest. “UNIDOS POR UN PAIS(United for A Country)” is printed at the back of the shirt. The away shirt features many rhombuses on the left of the shirt, which is similar to the Colombia home shirt 2018.
Football shirts are popular among crazy and enthusiastic fans. You can wear a match jersey to show your loyalty wherever you are.