Who Wore It Better? 2018 World Cup Uniform Edition
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The world has World Cup fever and it’s no surprise that the uniforms have been more fashionable than ever. That’s right, the soccer/football uniforms of today have evolved quite a bit in the past few decades and we’re here to discuss the countries that deliberately (or inadvertently) made a mark on the world of fashion. The World Cup uniforms that turned heads this year were:


Around sixty years ago, the Mexican uniform went green and have remained the same ever since. Although the current design isn’t anywhere near as epic as their France ’98 away gear that featured Aztec design, the tonal use of two different shades and zigzag pattern look great.


Argentina is known for being World Cup royalty, so it’s no surprise that they utilize the iconic white and blue stripe on their uniforms. Their uniforms have been the same since 1930 and they still utilize Lionel Messi and Diego Maradona as their talisman.


Although Japan has a minimalistic flag that only utilizes red and white, they have always utilized blue for their uniforms. However, Japan decided to spruce up their uniforms this year with a dazzling pinstripe that has been a hit with the fashion crowd.


The Brazilian uniforms have pretty much been the same since 1954, making their look as iconic as the blue jean and t-shirt combo.


Croatia knows what they’re doing when it comes to World Cup fashion. Their white and red checkerboard scheme is a hit among fans, as it brings a classic look to this modern game.


The Nigerian uniform is one of the few uniforms that not only looks great, but sells throughout the world. Between their social media campaign and public figures sporting their shirts, it’s likely you’ll see more of their shirts long after the World Cup, especially since Nike received 3 million pre-orders for this design.


The German uniform is a throwback to their 1990 outfit from when West Germany won the World Cup. The geometric stripes of their flag colors look great and bode well with the fashion community.


Peru is using red as a dominant color for their uniforms and it has already been turning heads in the fashion industry. Since 17 teams (out of 32) are utilizing red as their dominant color, the minimalistic approach hearkens back to Phoebe Philo-era fashion.


Colombia’s striped Adidas jersey is known as a legendary shirt that is identifiable almost anywhere. For their 2018 look, Colombia utilizes yellow as its dominant color to match their national flag.


Being known as the sky blues when it comes to the internationals, many Coventry and Manchester City fans have an affinity for Uruguay’s uniforms. This South American country and two-time World Cup winner has been known to keep their uniforms simple.

Considering the information above, it’s fairly interesting to witness how these uniforms have gone beyond servicing their teams and made an active effort to look stylish. So even if you haven’t caught World Cup fever, you have to admit that the uniforms look great.