A New Year, a New U.S. (Third) Jersey

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by JACK HAZZARD

The United States’ newest jersey has something that the New York Red Bulls’ does not: The color red.

U.S. Soccer unveiled the new 2017 U.S national team uniform that features a “bold red color palette with the lightweight mobility and engineered breathability of Nike AeroSwift Technology.”

Similar to the country’s home and away uniforms, the newest jersey has a simple design that screams red. The only component that doesn’t have the “bold red color palette” are the sleeves, which are a darker shade of red.

On each sleeve there is writing. On one sleeve it says “1 Nation.” On the other, it says “1 Team.”

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The release of the jersey drew criticism for its lack of flair and similarity to England’s red, Serbia’s home and Portugal’s uniforms.