With just a week to go until Christmas Day, football clubs are still stocking up on branded merchandise and clothing for the festive season.
But for any fan who really wants to show off their team’s colors during the festive period, a Christmas sweater is an absolute must-have for the winter wardrobe.
Thankfully, all the top clubs are happy to oblige, with Yuletide knitwear becoming an annual fixture in their online stores.
As always, there’s a lot of approach taken in the designs, from the club badge subtly incorporated into a traditional pattern to Santa being co-opted as a supporter. One Premier League club has even released a festive Hawaiian shirt, while an Italian team has been playing matches in Christmas-themed kits during the festive period for a few years now.
Here’s our look at some of the official knitwear on offer from clubs across the top leagues in 2021.
The Gunners don’t have to come up with a new design every Christmas when they have their very popular “bruised banana” model to arouse nostalgia in the hearts of fans for a while. But at least this season they have a summer contract Martin Odegaard to model it.
We want nothing more than to see Jose Mourinho forced to model Roma’s Christmas sweater like a gruff old Grinch but alas, clearly not that magic a Christmas.
From Bayern quirky Christmas sweater 2020 Features a gnome, Munich skyline, 3D snow globe as well as built-in lighting and “crowd roar” sound effects. This year’s offer is a much more traditional design that must come as a relief Jamal Musiala, Caroline Simon and Sydney Lohmann.
This is difficult a sweater fit for the reigning European champions, made worse by the whine-inducing pun often found in the cheapest Christmas cookies.
Like a good rug, Palace’s sweater depicts an impressively elaborate scene as Santa and his reindeer soar high above Holmesdale standing at Selhurst Park.
Milan is famous for fashion, and Inter . blue and black plaid cardigan Nice enough to wear all winter. The Scudetto in the center of the chest, the shield bestowed on the reigning Serie A champions, is also a lovely touch.
Juve also went for checkerboard look, though theirs has a weird nod to the periodic table, reminiscent of the hilarious “Breaking Bad”.
While Hawaiian Shirt often unsuitable for the Yorkshire climate in the depths of December, we simply have to commend Leeds for coming around their Christmas time from a unique angle. Mele Kalikimaka!
Liverpool launched same sweater they released last year, with the club’s badge and slogan shaped into a Christmas tree and accompanied by scattered snowflakes.
United were bold try to claim Santa as one of their own Santas but we won’t believe it until Saint Nick officially gets his own statue outside Old Trafford.
Newly crowned MLS Cup champion NYCFC has a very busy design with snowflakes, candy canes, and giant club tops that all seem to be fighting for space in the argyle pattern.
PSG has offered some very different options for fans looking for a club-branded festive sweater. While Their “Snowman Ultra” design will delight you with a Christmas turkey, the Ligue 1 side also produced a truly classy attempt, tinged with tartan. Just cover the cake with icing, it also glows in the dark.
Los Blancos really threw everything into this design. A huge club top is surrounded by a fair island pattern with all sorts of elements, and the sweater is even desirable to the wearer. blanca navidad.
Southampton have gone a step further than Man United by claiming Santa is a famous fan – The saints gave him his very own team number at St Mary’s.
Just think, if former Nuno Espirito coach Santo can hold out a little longer, it could be his slick beard. gracing Spurs’ seasonal knitwear this Christmas
An honor to mention US Cremonese as the Italian club has made a habit of going above and beyond in carnival suits.
Instead of a Christmas sweater, the Serie B team produced a full set of Christmas themed accessories which they wore in their 3-2 win over Crotone last week.
The club’s limited edition Christmas 2021 home kit features a red “knitted” Nordic motif, with the accompanying goalkeeper strip decorated in green.
This is the fifth year Cremonese has released a special Christmas jersey, with proceeds from the sale of copies being donated to charity.
At the Stadio Giovanni Zini, it’s truly the best time of the year.
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