New Balance Football and Liverpool FC have unveiled a limited edition, Pitch Black Elite jersey. The kit continues the theme of celebration for Liverpool FC’s 125th anniversary. The jersey is part of a wider Pitch Black Collection range.
The jersey features a timeless design with a V-neck flat-knit rib collar and cuffs with red detailing. Embossed pinstripes run on the front of the jersey, while the back is kept clean. The special crest celebrating the 125th anniversary of Liverpool FC is featured on the chest, the iconic Liver Bird and LFC initials are now accompanied by the 1982 and 2017 years, as well as a ‘125 years’ text.
Stripes run over the shoulders, with the left one including the number ‘125’ to honor the club’s anniversary.
“Something very special runs through the hearts and minds of everyone who wears the Liver Bird. An undiluted passion and belief that has inspired loyal service on the pitch and unwavering support in the stands makes them all pure Liverpool.”
– Pure Liverpool FC campaign.
Tested at Loughborough University’s world leading Sports Technology Institute, the kit features a unique combination of bonded vents and zonal mesh structures to provide advanced cooling and performance benefits. The kit incorporates moisture-activated laser cut vents in the under-arm regions that open in response to increased perspiration by the player. The shirt also includes an innovative cage-design with engineered zonal mesh structures to provide targeted air flow and a supportive fit.
The Liverpool FC Pitch Black Kit will be on sale in limited numbers from September 21st from selected retailers worldwide and online at www.newbalance.com/football (US residents) and www.newbalance.co.uk/football (UK residents).