It will debut before today’s U.S-Ghana World Cup game:
“We talk to Landon a lot and knew he was wholeheartedly behind his teammates in Brazil, so we got together to see if we could do something fun for his fans, the USMNT, and our game,” said Jamie McKinlay, vice president of marketing for EA SPORTS. “We were thrilled to hear that Landon was up to have a little fun at his own expense and hope fans enjoy the spot as we lead up to one of the most important games in US Soccer history.”
And yet, I have the sense not to wear one of these billed as “the ultimate World Cup wardrobe for serious soccer fans.” Seriously?
Especially for $199 apiece.
If you feel differently about this” hooded, footless, unisex ZOOOP made of soft, lightweight cotton and featuring two front pouch pockets and two side zipped pockets” good for the fearless inside or outside the home (or so it’s claimed), click here.
We saw both ends of the spectrum in just one week:The slightly homoerotic 1970s-era NASL Colorado Caribou get up unearthed by the Colorado Rapids this week as an April fools joke (Photo courtesy of the Colorado Rapids).
On the same day, the U.S. unveiled their new away jerseys that would be worn for the first time Wednesday against Mexico:
(Associated Press Photo)
Reviews were mixed:
The U.S away Jerseys for the World Cup are the ugliest things I’ve ever seen