The brand new Puma Home and Away Italy kits have been unveiled to the world. The defending world champions will head into battle in South Africa wearing their traditional home blue and away white. As always the Italians have some of the most stylish jerseys and apparel of any team in the tournament.
“The new uniform underlines the history of the Azzurri and becomes a special symbol because in will be the uniform used by the World Cup champions during the one-hundred year anniversary of the National team”: these are the words pronounced by the FIGC president, Abete, in the press conference for the presentation of the new uniform. “The innovative features experimented by Puma for this new uniform – added Abete – will allow players to optimize their performance”.
The new Italy home and away jerseys to be worn at the World Cup are part of Puma’s new Pwr-Cat collection. The jerseys, shorts and socks are scientifically designed to give players maximum comfort and performance on the field.
“It is a nice uniform and I also hope it is lucky”, said the team captain, Fabio Cannavaro, showing a jersey with the number 5 and his name on it. The same opinion was given by the head coach, Lippi: “The uniform is much more than just a modern fabric, it has an eye-catching line, a particular design. It is the crowning of a career. I have seen a lot of jerseys, I hope it is as lucky as the others”.