By Chris Wright
You may be glad to know that Pies have come into possession of a few snaps from the launch of the new Adidas home strip that AC Milan will be wearing as of next season – as can be seen here being modelled by the lovely Mark van Bommel, Clarence Seedorf and Luca Antonini…
Notice, if you will, the thin-ness of the stripes…
Not bad is it? Though we can’t help but feel that the trim (around the neck and arms) may have looked a tad more svelte if it were black – just a thought.
According to the official blurb, the new Milan kit is a throw-back to their first few strips of the 20th century and the stripes on the Rossoneri’s new shirt are 2cm in width – pared down from the 9cm stripes seen this season – with 21 stripes in total, 11 of which are black and 9 are red.
Fascinating stuff – though we can’t help but wonder what colour the one remaining stripe is. A see-through strip across the nipples maybe?
Apparently, there is also some tri-dimensional hoo-doo built into the fabric that will increase the players’ energy by a ridiculously precise 5.3%, their jumping ability by 4%, their speed by 1.1% and their resistance by 0.8%.
The more resistance the better as far as Pies are concerned.
So, the question goes out: Like or no like?