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adidas Presents A Special Edition Colombia Jersey for 2016 Copa America Centenario

Colombia played in its first South American Championship/Copa America in 1945. The team wore a white jersey. In a nod to that historic moment, Colombia will again wear white with a jersey that will only be worn this summer during the 100th anniversary of the tournament. This is the first time that the event will be held outside of…

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PUMA Presents Uruguay 2016 Home and Away Jerseys

Today PUMA revealed the jerseys that Uruguay will wear during the 2016 Copa America Centenario. Uruguay plays a major part in the competition’s history, with Los Charrúas joining Argentina, Brazil and Chile in 1916 to play in what was then called the South American Championship of Nations. Uruguay won the first ever tournament and, to date, has…

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Nike Launches 2016 National Team Vapor Kit Jerseys

Today at the Nike Innovation for Everyone Summit in Manhattan, Nike introduced the full range of national team jerseys for 2016.  With innovations in performance technology, fabric construction, moisture management and environmental sustainability, players will take the field with all the tools to compete at their best.  The Nike Vapor kits feature Nike’s AeroSwift technology, made with a…

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adidas Gameday Plus: Juventus vs. Bayern Munich, with Cuadrado, Morata and Alaba

The UEFA Champions League round of 16 concludes this week, with one of the most tightly contested match-ups taking place when Juventus travels to face Bayern Munich.  In this episode, Juan Cuadrado and Alvaro Morata are no longer teammates but now video game opponents, playing to decide which team will advance to the quarter finals. Meanwhile, David Alaba…

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Nike Unveils The Ordem Ciento, Official Ball of Copa America Centenario

As the countdown begins to Copa America Centenario, Nike unveils the official match ball, the Ordem Ciento. Celebrating 100 years, the Copa America is the oldest international continental football tournament. During a century of competition, 2016 will mark the first time that games will be played outside of South America. Ten U.S. cities will host…