Barcelona Unveil New Retro-Flavoured Home Kit, Inspired By Success Of 1991/92 European Campaign (Photos & Video)

Chris Wright

30th, May 2016



What you’re looking at there is Barcelona’s freshly-unveiled home kit for next season, a slinky little number that channels the strip the Catalan side wore during their all-conquering 1991/1992 European endeavours.

According to the official blurb, the shirt is “an expression of both Barca’s heritage and their future” – which is dubious design speak for “we made minor tweaks to a 25-year-old design”.

Still, they’ve done a lovely job of it…

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Here’s the original, as worn when Barca beat Sampdoria 1-0 at Wembley to lift the 1992 European Cup…

Barcelona Team group with the trophy. includes Juan Antonio Goicoechea,Jose Guardiola,Hirsto Stoitchkov and Ronald Koeman Barcelona v Sampdoria 20/5/92 European Cup Final 1992 Wembley Credit : Colorsport / Andrew Cowie

Photo: Colorsport/Andrew Cowie

At least the stripes are the right way round again. Here’s a few more glamour shots…

What’s the verdict, Pies fans? Sí or no?