Shirt Alert: Japan 2018 World Cup Adidas Home Shirt

With a resounding nod to the past, adidas football have unveiled the 2018 Japan Home shirt that the side will wear as they take to Russia in the summer.

The 2018 Japan home jersey is a match winning fixture that has all the fittings. While it takes inspiration from the archives of Japanese football’s kitted history, it’s as fresh as they come with a modern use of graphics throughout. Clinical minimalism and tailored flair, it’s one that leads the line with big time design and a shirt that personifies a movement from all out performance attire into ever evolving lifestyle spaces.

Taking inspiration from handcrafted Japanese Apparel Design, the head turning use of graphics across the shirt mimics the traditional craftsmanship of Sashiko stitching technique, which is made by white rough threads on indigo dyed base. The kit also features a new shade of blue with hues of red and white in representation of the national flag. A sign-off on the reverse of the neck area celebrates important moments of JFA’s football history.