Football fans must know that Japan national team is one of the successful teams in Asia. Founded in 1921, it is operated by Japan Football Association(JFA). The national squad has created a record that it won four champions of Asian Cup in 1992, 2000, 2004 and 2011. It has qualified for six World Cup Finals and won a second place of FIFA Confederations Cup in 2001. In addition, Japan is the only team from outside the Americas to participate in the Copa América, having been invited in 1999 and 2011. Although they initially accepted the invitation for the 2011 tournament, the JFA later withdrew because of the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami.
The team plays its home matches at Saitama Stadium 2002 that is built to serve as a venue for 2002 FIFA World Cup. It is the largest football specific stadium in Japan and is surrounded by three soccer fields and two futsal fields. When there is no match being held, fans are able to go there. The best way is to use public transportation that the local government has provided to assist you when traveling here.
There is a three-legged bird included in the JFA badge, a symbol of Japan and a necessary element shown in each Japan football shirt. It is widely regarded as the sun in Japanese mythology. At present, the mysterious bird has become a mascot of the national team. It wears the Japan national team uniform and each year when a new kit is launched, the mascot will change its uniform.
Adidas is the sponsor of Japan national team and has created a lot of football jerseys for the powerful squad.
This is Japan Home Shirt 2016 unveiled by Adidas Japan K.K and the JFA. The players of the national team would wear the shirt to fight for 2018 FIFA World Cup Asian Qualification.
This newly released shirt has a special theme that is “青の‘調和’（Harmonious Blue)”, thus the traditional Samurai blue becomes the main color of the shirt. Furthermore, the color is deeper than any one of previous shirts. The collar is a rounded v-neck design with the sleeves having light blue trim. There are horizontal stripes in eleven different gradated shades of blue representing 11 players at football fields who have different personalities form a strong and united team. The red line, through the middle of these blue stripes, represents not only the supporters of Japanese team but also the 12th player. Indispensable federation badge and Japan national flag are embroidered on the chest showing respect for the country. The iconic Adidas stripes are placed on both sides of the shirt rather than on shoulders.
A feather of the three-legged bird appears interior of the collar as a guide and supporter to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.
Adizero technology is utilized to produce lighter and more comfortable football jerseys. Consequently, players can run freely and quickly. Besides, mesh fabric keeps players dry during 90 minutes.
Japan is a nation that is extremely passionate about soccer. Enthusiastic football fans watch games, imitate players and buy everything about the team. The Japan football shirts are available at Cheap Football Shirts Replica.