We open the pages of Neal Heard’s ‘Lover’s Guide to Football Shirts’ to see which iconic gems are hidden within his book.
For any football fanatic’s friend or family member, Neal Heard’s stunning book poses as a wonderful stocking filler through the array of historical football kits from the game’s most famous sides and looks. If you want to grab a copy you can here.
With the book’s title aptly named ‘A Lover’s Guide to Football Shirts’, that’s exactly what you can expect from the early pages displaying such classics as England’s adored 1990-92 home and away shirts with additional stories to compliment the page.
When it comes to the greatest of European football club rivalries, you’d be hard-pressed to find a better example than the battle for San Siro supremacy of AC Milan and Internazionale who’s iconic red & black and blue & black shirts pose on opposing pages.
Commonly regarded as the holy grail of international football shirts, Holland’s 1988-89 adidas strip perfectly epitomises the nation’s patriotic orange feels through a stand-out arrowhead-like design. Worn by the likes of Ruud Gullit, Marco van Basten, and Frank Rijkaard, the Holland shirt alongside their team will forever be amongst the greatest ever.
Jairzinho, Tostao, Gerson, Carlos Alberto, Rivelino, and of course the king Pele – has there since been a more talented international football team? Unanimously, no. The stunning footballing display of Brazil in the 1970 World Cup was paired with their green and gold shirt which was handed an added star, to show three, a year later in celebration of their achievement and dominance.
Posted on November 04, 2016