Argentina played their first international in 1901 and they first wore a white shirt with white shorts and black socks. The sky blue and white striped shirt first arrived in 1911 where the shirt has remained since. The sky blue and white colours reflect the country's heritage, crest and national flag. The most popular Argentina shirt was the one used by Diego Maradona in 1986 where he helped his nation to the FIFA World Cup title.
Argentina have always worn black or dark blue shorts with either white or black socks. Argentina are one of the most dominant sides in world football history and they have had iconic players who wore the home shirt including Diego Maradona, Lionel Messi, Juan Roman Riquelme, Gabriel Batistuta, Mario Kempes and Carlos Tevez.
Argentina prepare for Copa America '16 through releasing their home shirt for the anniversary competition. The milestone tournament to be held in the United States of which showcases as the 100th anniversary of the South American competition's inception will feature some of the finest players in [...]
With the Copa America upcoming in June this year, Argentina are the latest side to officially reveal their new home kit for the tournament hosted in Chile. The trademark white and sky blue stripes are again featured in a much more simple design than the 2014 World Cup kits for Argentina [...]
adidas and Argentina have officially released their new home kit for 2014 and the FIFA World Cup [...]
Images of the Argentina 2014 World Cup Home Kit were leaked this week which were taken from an ad shot with Leo Messi. The new Argentina home kit appears to boast black adidas stripes which is complemented with white shorts and socks [...]
In truly iconic fashion, Argentina produced a trademark white and sky blue striped home shirt for 2015/16 of which featured a much more and clean simple design than the previously seen 2014 World Cup kits for La Albiceleste. Traditionalistic in style, seven stripes featured on the front panel while the sleeves remained solid sky blue with no stripes however the graceful shirt couldn't help Argentina to the 2015 Copa America title after being dramatically piped by Chile on penalties in the final.
The 2014/15 Argentina home shirt not only maintained their globally recognisable white and blue stripes however also incorporated additional strokes of black as trim applications for a powerful contrast. With football in Argentina showcased as much more than a game but more of a passion, the national flag was reflected in the Argentina home shirt manufactured by adidas. Although possessing one of the finest talents within the game, including the dazzling Lionel Messi, the Argentin team in their classy shirt fell just short in the 2014 World Cup after conceding a late goal to Germany in the final.
The 2011/12 home shirt for Argentina, worn at the 2012 Copa America, was a trademark look for the South American team through its white and blue striped affair however also included a classy polo-neck collar. In modernistic design, the striped effect upon the body used wider than usual vertical bars to showcase only two white stripes encased by white counterparts. The modified home shirt couldn't help Argentina to a 2012 Copa America title after disappointingly failing to overcome their quarter-final tie against Uruguay.
Traditional and elegant in design, Argentina's 2010 World Cup home shirt was truly an iconic and aesthetically pleasing strip of which the football world has come to expect from the South American team. A total visual of just two colours of white and blue combined to create a striped pattern across the entire body and sleeves and although matching the classy shirt with equally classy players, Argentina failed to reach the latter stages of the World Cup after being thumped by Germany 0-4 in the quarter-finals.