Friday Kicks: Mexico World Cup Kit Unveiled, LA Galaxy, Chivas USA Preseason Games & More

If you love futbol, it’s apt that the new Mexico away kit went on sale today.

Here’s more on the design from adidas:

The new away kit of the Mexican team stands out through an innovative combination of red and black, reinterpreting classic jerseys of the national team worn in previous World Cups. This color combination was first used in Uruguay 1930 through to Sweden 1958.


The color in the jersey pays homage to the passion, union and the combative spirit reflected in the red color of the Mexican flag. The shirt´s design is completed with black elements, around the v-neck, the borders of the sleeves and the traditional adidas three stripes, which provide elegance to the jersey’s design.


The crest is placed at the height of the heart featuring a dichromatic application. Below it, a black fretwork graphic is repeated subtlety in red tones down the front of the shirt.


The colors of the Mexican flag are present at the back of the jersey through the stripe located under the shoulders where the word “México” is framed in green, white and red. The rest of the kit is complemented by black shorts and red socks.

Buy it here (along with other adidas World Cup kits the company has released this week).

*The Galaxy are in Fresno this weekend taking on the San Jose Earthquakes Saturday. A preview is here.

And here’s a wrap of the Thursday exhibition mentioned in the above article that marked the first-ever game of the Galaxy II, the club’s new USL Pro affiliate.


The Galaxy also announced their 21-game Time Warner Cable television schedule today, but perhaps the biggest news is this:

*Finally, Chivas USA is in action Sunday in Las Vegas.

The club also announced today that the club signed SuperDraft Second-Round pick Thomas McNamara.  He’s been in camp with the club all along.

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