Nike and English Chelsea publishes the latest 2017-18 third football kit. The “Blue Army” returns to the top stage with the identity of champion of Premiere League. On September 27, the team will play against Atletico Madrid in the brand new grey third football kit. This is the first time in the history of Chelsea that the cutting-edge Nike AeroSwift technology is used in the design of the third football jersey. The specific grey camouflage is matched with striking blue details, showing the exquisite modern beauty. When football players are moving, the flank stripes on football shirts and football shorts can provide good breathability for players. At the same time, the lower part blue designs will be highlighted. The front of grey football shorts will be embroidered with blue “CFC” letters.
An round collar is taken for the grey third football shirt with modern touch. The camouflage covers all areas of the football kit, including the surface of football shorts. The striking pattern woven by unique craftsmanship boost the comfort and breathability for people, bringing extraordinary feel to all players and football lovers. The seamless silica-gel structure reduces friction between chest and club crest.
There are numerous air holes on the striking blue stripes along the outline of shoulders while the “Chelsea FC” on the lower part of shirt back also emphasizes the proudness of the football club.
Football kits manufactured by technology AeroSwift Vapor are 10% lighter, with 50% more stretch than previous kits. They employ a new, textured high-performance yarn that absorbs sweat from skin 20% faster than previous football kits, as drying 25% faster. Besides, jerseys and shorts are manufactured using a new knitting process that integrates single and double knit to enhance breathability, stretch and comfort.
Sustainability takes the priority over other things like design and color while. Nike promises to equip the incomparable advantages with football shirts and less effects on environment.
Each kit is made by 16 recycled plastic bottles on average. Since 2010, Nike has diverted almost 3 billion bottles from landfills, enough to cover over 5200 full-sized football pitches.
In the history of Chelsea since its existence, the club crest has been change for five times. The original club crest have been used for almost 50 years. A famous Chelsea Pensioners who has gave rise to the clubs early nickname was printed on the club crest.
Since Ted Drake took the position of Chelsea FC manager, the club changed their logo to the cipher of the clubs initials.
The third Chelsea club crest works for 33 years for the football club giant. The design concept of the third crest derived from the civic coat of arms of the Metropolitan Borough of Chelsea. The staff hold in the hands of lion is that of Abbot of Westminster, in which jurisdiction is bigger than Chelsea. Roses is the symbol of England and the football represent the charming sport – football.
In order to create excellent opportunities for lucrative business, Chelsea FC changed their club crest for the fourth time. The fifth club crest was designed to show respects to the Chelsea heritage.