Adidas unveiled officially the third football shirt 16-17 for Manchester United on 29 July 2016. The brand new shirt took inspiration from the shirts designed for Newton Heath LYR Football Club, a former name of Manchester United, which participated in major sporting events, including the Lancashire Cup, the Manchester and District Challenge Cup, the FA Cup and so on. On 24 April 1902, Manchester United was officially born.
This new third jersey 16-17 aims to pay tribute to Manchester United’s glorious history. It started from a hardworking railway worker team, and currently has become a leading club in the world with millions of football fans. The spirit of the workers who were born more than 100 years ago makes the current Red Devils, and this spirit is also reflected in this jersey.
The white jersey features black patterns on shoulders and sleeves. The collar and cuffs are black. Classic Adidas three stripes are placed on both sides of the shirt, symbolizing victory. The most indispensable elements(Adidas brand logo and the club crest) are proudly printed on the chest.
Players of Manchester United would wear the shirt for the first time in a game against Galatasaray on 30 July 2016. In addition, they would also wear the shirt in the first Premier League game in the 2016-17 season.
Not only for adults, women and kids are able to get your favorite football shirts of Manchester United. These shirts are high-quality and low-cost. Do not hesitate to buy them.
Peter Schmeichel is one of players who have played for Manchester United and he has announced his retirement as a professional footballer in April 2003.
As a professional player, Schmeichel was named the IFFHS World’s Best Goalkeeper in 1992 and 1993, Danish Football Player of the Year in 1990, 1993 and 1999, UEFA Goalkeeper of the Year in 1992, 1993 and 1998. In 2015, he was inducted to the English Football Hall of Fame which is set up to celebrate and highlight the achievements of the all-time top English footballing talents, as well as non-English players and managers who have become significant figures in the history of the English game. Besides, Schmeichel was one of members of Football League 100 Legends.
Schmeichel spent his most successful years at Manchester United. His performances helped the great club get the titles of Premier League five times, FA Cup three times, FA Charity Shield four times. Besides, he also won one Football League Cup trophy, one UEFA Champions League title and one UEFA Super Cup trophy.
He is widely regarded as one of the greatest goalkeepers in Denmark even in the world. He was a talented, world-famous and complete player. His goalkeeping technique, capacity to read the game and swift counter-attacks had helped Denmark national team won the 1992 UEFA European Championship.
Schmeichel has a son called Kasper Schmeichel who is a professional footballer and plays for Premier League club Leicester City and Denmark national team. On May 2, 2016, 29-year-old Kasper Schmeichel helped Leicester City win the Premier League. On the same day 23 years ago, his father Peter Schmeichel helped Manchester United get the title of the competition, too. They have become the second group that father and son all have won the Premier League title after Ian Wright and Shaun Wright-Phillips.