Japan 2016 Away Football Shirt Fabulous

Adidas Japan K.K and Japan Football Association(JFC) jointly unveiled the brand-new Japan home and away shirts 2016 for this successful national team operated by the JFC. The squad has got four titles of AFC Asian Cup. It is one of the strong teams in Asia and has been one of the qualified teams of 2018 FIFA World Cup. Japan national, Poland, Senegal and Columbia will meet at Group H, which is not easy for Japan to cruise into the next round. Vahid Halilhodzic, the chief coach of Japan national team, said that they have to set a proper goal and players should prepare perfectly to fight for the World Cup.

Like the traditional away shirts, this away shirt 2016 is white in color, too. Based on the design theme “unique blue”, the special ice-blue pattern on the jersey represents the brilliance of diamonds, showing the strong personalities of 11 players. The jersey features a black round collar and cuffs in contrast to the main body part. Classic Adidas stripes are also black and appear on both sides of the shirt, symbolizing victory. This is the first time that the stripes have not been put on shoulders.

Most noticeably, the bird with three legs in gold is printed inside of the shirt. It is a mystical bird of Japanese culture and it aims to encourage team players. The three-legged bird is shown on each football match jersey of Japan national team.

The shirt is much lighter and more comfortable than former one thanks to Adidas adizero technology. Thus, players can run faster and perform better. Furthermore, ultra-ventilated mesh fabric is used on the back of new jersey to make sweat quickly evaporate.

White shorts and socks with black Adidas stripes and brand logo complete the Japan 2016 away kit.

Loyal football fans may know Kazuyoshi Miura, an excellent Japanese player.

Kazuyoshi Miura, born on 26 February 1967, is a Japanese footballer who plays as a forward. He is called King Kazu by his loyal fans. He played for the Japan national team and became the first Japanese recipient of the Asian Player of the Year award in 1993. He is Japan’s first football superstar in football. Miura also played for Tokyo Verdy, Dinamo Zagreb and Santos FC.

Although he is 50 years old, Miura still plays for Yokohama FC in the J. League Division 2. He holds the records for being the oldest footballer and oldest goalscorer in worldwide professional leagues at age 50. The Japanese striker achieved the Guinness World Records title in February 2018. He said that he was so honored to get the record.

According to the latest news, Yokohama FC has extended the contract with Miura, which means the football legend will appear at football fields and play football as a professional player. Miura is likely to extend the record before hanging up his boots. Some consider that the fact that the 50-year-old player can renew the contract is really great. But he is also criticized by football fans in Japan. They think Miura is too old to run at football pitches and the extension of the contract can get money from sponsor more easily.

Japan Football Shirts & Accessories

As the most successful football team, Japan boasts numerous excellent football players, who have made great contributions to the popularity of Japan side. League football in Japan has witnessed meteoric rise in the world in the recent years. More and more customers, being the die-hard football fans, purchase football shirts of Japan side. At the same time, there are some products related to football are popular among keen football fans, such as Japan jacquard scarf with red and white accents. A large Japan logo is printed in the middle of the scarf; two smaller Japanese logo are printed at either end; the other side of the scarf is adorned with words “the State of Japan”, which is an island national in East Asia. The red disk on the jacquard scarf means the sun, and it is also the symbol of Japan.

Japan won the opportunities to play the FIFA World Cup several times. The recent success of the Japan national football counts for the par performances in 2002 and 2010. They have won the honor of champions four times in 1992, 2000, 2004 and 2011. As the only non-Americas football team participating the Copa America tournament, Japan side were knocked out at the group stage of the 1999 Copa America. The team were also invited in 2011, but they withdrew the competition in the end unfortunately.

Adidas became the manufacturer of the Japan national football team from 1986, taking the responsibility in producing various sports equipment. In the recent years, the main color of the Japan side has been alternating among blue, white or red; sometimes home football shirt is teamed with blue shorts or white football shorts. In general, the Japan away football shirts are white, matching with some blue details. However, bold yellow color scheme has been using on some Japan away football kit.

As one of the best online outlet in UK, many other football shirts and products related to football will be found. All products will be sold at a low price for our direct cooperative relationship with manufacturer. The 2014-15 Japan away football shirt is predominately yellow with some black, red and blue details. The emblem of Japan side and blue Adidas logo are printed on left chest and right chest respectively. The symbolic three stripes in black are printed on shoulder panels. Two short sleeves are finished with black piping. The JFA emblem is sandwiched by a small rectangular Japanese national flag and an all capitalized word “JAPAN”.

With the help of some world-class football player like Shinji Kagawa, Keisuke Honda and Shinko Okazaki, the Japan national football team strength has never been stronger; Besides, the Japan national football team is still one of the popular football team for the nest World Cup. Ahead of being eliminated in the second phase of the competition, Japan side was put firmly on the map when they host the 2002 World Cup Finals with South Korea jointly. Different with many other football teams, the blue shirts, shorts and socks are not the symbol of the Japanese national flag.