Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Barcelona FC Jersey

I’ve been a fan of Barcelona FC ever since I first saw a Nike commercial of Ronaldo (Ronaldo Luís Nazário de Lima).  The commercial showed Ronaldo playing fantastic, almost as if he were dancing samba.  Unfortunately that commercial was the closest I could get to watching a Barça game because at the time (mid 90’s) it was impossible to watch a Spanish soccer league game in Canada.  Yet by the time I did get satellite and could watch Spanish soccer, I had become a Real Madrid supporter.  How could you not cheer for them?  They had the Galácticos, a team made up of the best players from around the world.  Although they couldn’t win a game, they were fun to watch.
Eventually that team broke up, and I went back to cheering for Barcelona.  Since then I have had the pleasure of watching great players such as Ronaldinho, Messi, and Neymar perform miracles of play.  This is why I’m super excited to finally own a Barcelona FC jersey that represents my love for the team and its players.  The version I have is the 2013-2014 home version made by Nike.
I bought this jersey just after the new season jersey’s had released because the older version went on sale.  Besides the price I also bought this jersey because it’s the best looking version I have seen in years, with its embroidered patches, thin red and blue lines, and yellow highlights (swoosh and v-neck).  Other nice touches of this jersey are the sublimation printing on the shoulders, and the fit (which is slim fit, so I recommend going up a size if you like it loose).  Now that I own this jersey, I’m enthusiastic for what the future holds for Barça and wearing it with pride.

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