German sporting goods giant adidas sends it back to 2006 to celebrate the 15th anniversary of one of the company’s most iconic football kit models.
The Teamgeist model featured heavily in the 2006 FIFA World Cup, while adidas has equipped several leading countries with it, including France, second, Germany, Japan, Argentina and Spain.
Now the company is Bring him back in 2021 for nine club teams he equips in Europe and South America.
“The revived Teamgeist collection is a fantastic way to celebrate such an iconic design. Many fans still remember that time around 2006 and feel comfortable and excited when they see the remakes because it triggers such memories.
“At the same time, the Teamgeist era and its signature designs are very fashionable again. This makes it so easy to adapt also for those who were too young to witness the magic of 2006 on their own, but they know and love the styles of the time.
– Juergen Rank, Senior Director of Design, adidas
The Teamgeist swimsuit model is instantly recognizable thanks to the colored inserts starting from the stand-up collar, on the sides and around the back. Piping also adorns the collar and cuffs.
The Teamgeist 2021 jerseys will not be worn during official matches and are classified as “workout clothes” in the online stores of certain clubs. The jerseys are part of a larger collection for each club this also includes sweatshirts, t-shirts, caps, jackets and sweatpants.
The Teamgeist range also included the official 2006 World Cup match ball.
adidas has partnered with Japanese magazine Shukyu to help launch the new Teamgeist line. “A unique, limited-edition version of the magazine – launched in early 2022 – will showcase the new collection through a series of lifestyle images shot of models, artists, trendsetters and fans of football culture. In addition to images from the new collection, the magazine will also feature interviews with legends from some of the respective clubs, including Oliver Kahn, Rio Ferdinand, David Trezeguet and Shunsuke Nakamura, explaining how the game has changed while looking back on their careers. “
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