France, officially the French Republic, is a developed country whose territory is made up of metropolitan France in western Europe. There are nine national parks and 46 natural parks in France.
The country has long been a global centre of art, science, and philosophy. It hosts Europe’s third-largest number of cultural UNESCO World Heritage Sites and receives around 83 million foreign tourists annually, the most of any country in the world.
In addition to art, science, and philosophy, France is also a country that started football earlier in Europe and participated in the World Cup and the European Football Championship. At the same time, it started to rise in the 1950s.
The French Football Federation (FFF) was founded in 1919 and is based in the capital, Paris. The FFF joined FIFA in 1907 and is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the game of football in France, both professional and amateur. France national team is one of the excellent football teams all over the world and well known for its both offensive and defensive football style. It is governed by the French Football Federation and represents France in international football. The team won 1998 World Cup, European Football Championship in 1984 and 2000, FIFA Confederations Cup in 2001 and 2003.
France has hosted events such as the 1938 and 1998 FIFA World Cups, and the 2007 Rugby World Cup. The country also hosted UEFA Euro 2016. The football jerseys or kits are particularly popular among big football fans. There are lots of loyal football fans in France. They often buy France football shirts to show their support and respect for the team.
This is the home shirt designed and manufactured by Nike. Players wore it in 2014 World Cup. The well-designed shirt combines innovative technologies and meaningful details showing completely the features of France and national pride.
The fabric of the home shirt was inspired by the city of Nimes, France, which is know for denim. Designers did their best to show the special fabric on the collar.
The home shirt features a white collar and blue body part. The exquisite team badge is printed proudly on the chest and France national flag is knitted inside of the collar.
Traditional white shorts and red socks complete the home kit.
Not only the shirt but also shorts have breathable mesh. Nike Dri-FIT technology can absorb sweat from the body to the shirt and the shorts, then sweat can quickly evaporate so as to keep players dry and comfortable.
The design of the shirt also reflects Nike’s idea of environmental protection. They manufacture each shirt by 16 recycled bottles. Nike has diverted more than three billion plastic bottles from landfills into recycled polyester, enough to cover about 5,200 football pitches.
In order to design the most comfortable match kit for each player, designers of Nike asked several famous players from France national team. Martin Lotti, chief creative officer of Nike, recalled:“When we asked some footballers what kind of protection they needed during the race, they showed us the scars and bruises. Therefore, we design football kit that can protect them well, meanwhile, we make sure of both lightness and breathability.”