Nike and FC Barcelona have partnered since 1998, a 20-year period that has been a golden era of success for the club — 10 Spanish league titles, four continental crowns and a host of other silverware. To mark the relationship’s 20th anniversary, Nike is releasing a commemorative jersey featuring a stylish mash-up of every home shirt of the last two decades. The limited-edition jersey, which will not be worn on pitch, i
Nike Football Apparel Senior Design Director, Pete Hoppins revealed the reason behind the concept of an anniversary jersey.
He said, “This idea really came out of the blue. We wanted to do something different to celebrate the 20th anniversary.
“The main challenge was ensuring all the previous shirts were represented, but also that each one was carefully placed.
We had to be mindful of the overall design, rather than just placing each one anywhere on the garment.”