New 2014/15 Barcelona Home Kit To Feature Horizontal Stripes For First Time Ever (Photo)

Chris Wright

2nd, December 2014

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By Chris Wright

First they said we’d never see a sponsor splashed across the front of it, now it looks like Barcelona are ready to ditch their famous vertical blaugrana stripes in favour of a new horizontal design for next season.

Barca’s kit has featured vertical stripes or a variation thereof for their entire 115-year history, but it seems that 2014/15 will be the season where it all goes arse-over-nape.

According to Catalan newspaper Sport, who are quoting an inside source at the club, next season’s Barca kit is going to look something like this…

barca-horizontal-sport

Apparently the new design has already been green-lighted by president Josep Maria Bartomeu having been presented by Nike at a secret ceremony at the Camp Nou on Monday.

This from Sport:

“The company that equips Barcelona (Nike) needed an innovative design because sales are down when the design is very similar to the previous year.”

Truly, nothing is sacred any more.

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