Barcelona has won La Liga 24 times, Copa del Rey 29 times, Supercopa de España 12 times, Copa Eva Duarte three times and Copa de la Liga two times in home. It is also the record holder for the latter four competitions. At international level, Barcelona has won European and World titles 20 times, UEFA European League four times and European cup one time. Barcelona always ranked at the top list of IFFHS Club World Ranking in 1997, 2009, 2011, 2012 and 2015, and currently takes the third place on the UEFA club rankings.
As one of the most widely supported teams in the world, Barcelona owns one of the biggest social media following in the the world among many football clubs. It also broke many records in winning awards, such as Ballon d’Or awards and FIFA World Player of the Year awards.
Nike and Spanish Barcelona unveiled the latest 2017/18 away football shirts officially. All-new jersey combines sky blue with the traditional red and blue design details, full of modern touch. New football shirt introduced sophisticated Nike AeroSwift technology to helping footballers on fields excluding interferences and focusing on matches.
The sky blue jersey introduces a refined V-shaped collar, blue and dark red stripes and a small flag on back collar in its design. The geometrical pattern on the front of chest woven by unique craftsmanship can improve the comfort and breathability; the bottom mesh material also brings cool feels to all people; the seamless silica-gel club crest presenting in a net structure can reduces frictions between the crest and chest.
The design of two sleeves introduced the Nike AeroSwift technology, presenting substantially different textile of two parts while emphasizing the outline of shoulders. The interior of two sleeves are woven with “Força” and “Barça” respectively, showing the strong sense of honor of Barcelona members.
The dark red stripes on both sides of the football shirt could provide great breathability for footballers in motion state. There are also similar dark red stripes on both sides of classic blue shorts. All new sky blue socks are embedded with “Barça” on the front of socks. The red lining pattern on the back of socks exaggerate the outline of calves while exaggerating the presenting of speed.
Football kits manufactured by Aeroswift technology are 10% lighter, with 50% more stretch than previous kits. They employ a new, textured high-performance yarn that absorbs sweat from skin 20% faster than previous football kits, as drying 25% faster. Besides, jerseys and shorts are manufactured using a new knitting process that integrates single and double knit to enhance breathability, stretch and fit.
Sustainability takes the priority over other things like design and color while. Nike promises to equip the incomparable advantages with football shirts and less effects on the environment.
Each kit is made by 16 recycled plastic bottles on average. Since 2010, Nike has diverted almost 3 billion bottles from landfills, enough to cover over 5200 full-sized football pitches.