Portugal unveil World Cup shirt in diagonal red-green design

Cristiano Ronaldo and the Portugal workforce might be wrapped within the nationwide flag by a radical new shirt design for the World Cup in diagonal blocks of crimson and inexperienced unveiled on Thursday.

The Portuguese soccer federation formally launched the Nike-manufactured package with the slogan “Put on The Flag.” The design primarily based on Portugal’s flag — which is vertical blocks of inexperienced and crimson — has divided opinion amongst followers since being unofficially launched in June.

Portugal has lengthy performed in a plain crimson shirt, although the 2010 World Cup design had a horizontal inexperienced band throughout the chest. The workforce additionally wore crimson shorts on the previous two World Cups and when it gained the 2016 European Championship. The federation stated the inexperienced shorts, which the workforce has retained after additionally carrying them at Euro 2020 performed final 12 months, is appreciated by followers.

Portugal will put on its new design this month for the primary time in Nations League video games on the Czech Republic and residential to Spain. Portugal faces Ghana, Uruguay and South Korea in Group H on the World Cup in Qatar from Nov. 20 to Dec. 18.

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