Paris Saint-Germain Football Club, commonly known as Paris Saint-Germain, or simply PSG, is a French professional football club based in the city of Paris. The club was Founded in 1970 played its home matches in the Parc des Princes in the 16th arrondissement of Paris since 1974.The club plays in the highest tier of French football, Ligue 1.
Nike launch the 2018/19 PSG new football kits with Paris Saint-Germain F.C. on 11th May, 2018. The new shirt sticks to the traditional colors of red and blue. These historic color will inspire fans to cheer for the players and show their loyal support to the team as there were before.
PSG have always represented both Paris and Saint-Germain-en-Laye since its beginning. Therefore, red,blue and white are applied as a traditional color for the club. On the one hand, the red and blue represent the city of Paris, while the white stands for the nearby commune of Saint-Germain-en-Laye. On the other hand, red shows passion, blue indicate respect and white is the color of loyalty. The colors reveal the players’ venerable attitude toward the football, rivalries and their club as they show on the pitch.
Designer of the kit adopt the idea arising out of the atmosphere surrounding the stadium on every match day. The fans and spectators around the Parc Des Princes, the ground of the PSG, has made a name of their ebullient cheer and din. Such enthusiasm finally comes into tangibles when the famous vertical red stripe are transformed to sound waves. The amazing combination brings a impressive visual effects of sonic support from fans standing for the club.
Pete Hoppins, Nike Football Apparel Senior Design Director, says, “The PSG support are some of the noisiest fans in Europe, which as a typical character enables our designer to make some creative changes on the conventional red stripe. It’s a really fresh and unique approach, but when you look at the kit you instantly recognize PSG,”
At every match hold at the Parc Des Princes, the words “Ici c’est Paris” can be found hovering over the stadium, which this time can be found inside the shirt collar.
Abundant heritages of the PSG history are concentrated into this excellent shirt, which turns to be a preference of both club players and fans. “Every time I enter the locker room, discovering my jersey with my name on the back is always a great source of pride. And when I go out on the pitch, I feel the strength of the fans. They push us to surpass ourselves,” says midfielder Marco Verratti.
The new jersey is weaved by textile equipped with the technology of Vaporknit. It can improve the athletes’ speed without damaging the sense of the beauty. The visible meshes at the chest and back are distributed according to the precise data of heat radiation and perspiration to provide best breathability.
With the new shirts, PSG is believed to win more honors in the new season.