Throughout footballing history, Atletico Madrid have consistently made waves with their beautiful jerseys. But the designers of their 2022/23 home kit have taken a bit of a risk.
The Spanish club have become synonymous with the gorgeous red and white stripes that descend from the top to the bottom of their shirts. The fans love the design and flock to the shops every year to buy the latest edition. However, the club has never been afraid to try something a bit different.
Between 2003-2005, ‘The Colchoneros’ had one of the most iconic partnerships in football history. They were sponsored by Columbia Pictures, and the partnership made for some of the most memorable shirts of all time.
Whenever one of Columbia’s motion pictures hit the cinemas, the Spanish club would change the logo on the front of their kit. In one season alone, fans watched their club play the beautiful game with a whopping total of 16 different emblems. The likes of Fernando Torres fired bagged goals with mega-hits like Spiderman 2 and Peter Pan on full display. However, this time Atletico’s risk might not work as well.
Atletico Madrid 2022/23 home kit design
Although the Spanish giants failed to defend their La Liga title this year due to the rampant form of Real Madrid, there’s no reason why they can’t enjoy more success in the future—especially considering the fact that their kit could leave the opposition in a dizzy spin.
Atletico’s stripey lines have taken on a whole new look. In a shirt reminiscent of the garbage chute in which Veruca Salt met her untimely exit from Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory, the club have gone for a wavy design.
The opposite side of the kit is predominantly red, with a Spanish flag placed below the navy panel on the collar. Although these leaks originally came out a year ago, nothing has come to light to suggest that the kit will look any different as 22/23 draws near.
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