adidas Manchester United Chinese New Year Kit
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adidas Manchester United Chinese New Year Kit
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adidas Manchester United Chinese New Year Kit
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adidas Manchester United Chinese New Year Kit
adidas
adidas Manchester United Chinese New Year Kit
adidas
adidas Manchester United Chinese New Year Kit
adidas
adidas Manchester United Chinese New Year Kit
adidas

adidas and Manchester United are celebrating Chinese New Year with a commemorative kit and complementary apparel. Leading the release is an eye-catching red jersey with a large dragon print.

The jersey won’t be worn on the pitch by the team, rather it is a special-edition jersey created in collaboration with EA Sports and will be available on FIFA 20 alongside Chinese New Year-themed kits from other adidas-sponsored teams.

While eye-catching, the dragon motif has the potential to split opinions, which is no doubt the point of the collaboration. Last year, Manchester United was part of a group of teams that got special edition EA Sports jerseys. That time, the kit featured an all-over leopard print graphic.

In addition to the kit, adidas has created a range of apparel, including a crewneck with dual branding on the chest, a short-sleeve top with similar motifs, and a red jacket with gold markings. The “off-field” apparel is decidedly less gaudy, with discreet graphics hinting at the Chinese New Year theme.

The dragon-emblazoned jersey retails for approximately $95, and the entire Manchester United Chinese New Year collection by adidas will be released through Manchester United’s online store and at select adidas retailers on January 25.

Not NYC, not LA.