Nike have unveiled a particular ‘”Shirtholder’s version” Chelsea shirt to commemorate the membership’s 2012 Champions League triumph — and it is honest to say that it has not been properly acquired.
The shirt, which was designed in session with supporters who purchased the membership’s mild blue third package, is being marketed because the first-ever fan jersey designed by followers.
It encompasses a closely textured blue and purple sample punctuated by two daring orange horizontal hoops, whereas “19/05” is included in giant white font on the base of the again — referencing the date on which Chelsea overcame Bayern Munich in a dramatic penalty shootout on the Allianz Enviornment to change into Kings of Europe.
Nike declare the shirt “tells the story of Chelsea’s biggest victory: The Miracle of Munich”, however the design was greeted with appreciable scorn by Blues followers on social media.
Posting pictures of the shirt from the back and front on Twitter, one person stated: “Wait a minute… the Chelsea fan jersey that followers voted for is… HORRIBLE?!?!?”
Wait a minute… the Chelsea fan jersey that followers voted for is… HORRIBLE?!?!? pic.twitter.com/dlPcRUR567
— batsflip (@batsflip) December 11, 2018
One other replied: “Seems like a sweater that grandma makes for his or her grandchildren.”
The shirt, which is anticipated to be priced at £80, won’t ever be worn by the primary crew — one thing you think the likes of Eden Hazard and David Luiz can be very relieved about.