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The retro collection of Arsenal by adidas

Presented with an amazing video

The retro collection of Arsenal by adidas Presented with an amazing video

Before Arsenal's ill-fated home defeat to Burnley, the Gunners entered the field dressing a special hoodie, designed on the team's Home Jersey model worn in 1990-92. The parade before the Premier League match served to promote only one item from adidas' new retrocollection collection, launched for the Christmas period inspired by Arsenal's vintage jerseys of the early nineties, a period in which the club, in three seasons, won an English championship, an English Cup, a Charity Shield and a League Cup. 

The Arsenal sweatshirt has a pattern set to the model of the two-year period 1990-1992, as well as the Arsenal coat of arms, taken up in the model used from 1946 to 2002. The top part is red and is separated with a triangle line from the blue of the rest of the wetsuit, but in the shoulders, the two colors intersect in the three stripes of adidas, whose logo appears in the original form of the leaf. The rest of the backcollection consists of a game shirt, a pair of tracksuit pants, a windbreaker and a zipless sweatshirt. The models are all adidas re-proposed versions used in the early 1990s, with blue and red colors and the same pattern, combined with the Gothic character of the Arsenal inscription. The retrocollection will be available in a limited edition and was presented on social media with this fantastic video, probably the most beautiful sports video of 2020. 

In the video, called 'Then and Now' and produced together with adidas Originals, Arsenal players are the protagonists of some pop elements of 1990s culture. Shaka, intent on spending Saturday night in front of the home TV, zapping meets a variety show (with Bellerin), teleshopping (with David Luiz), TV quizzes with Arsenal's Christmas products (with Aubameyang), while mixing cartoons and reality, two machines walk the streets of North London watching other vintage references, such as science fiction films (Maitland-Niles). In the comments many Arsenal fans complained about the club's strong focus on merchandising and the aesthetics that do not match satisfactory results on the pitch (the Gunners are fifteenth). But the originality of the video remains untouchable.