The New Zealand All Blacks will have a hard time matching their undefeated run in 2013 but as always they will look the part of the intimidating champions with their black home rugby jersey.
The perennial powerhouse immediately gets into the heads of opponents when they take the field in the jersey and then it is all downhill with the haka and then the first kick of the match. This has been the case since the side first wore the black jersey back in 1893.
The adidas short sleeve jersey is for loyal fans. The color may be the most noticeable feature of the jersey but it all starts with the heart and the team badge. The All Blacks silver fern crest is screen printed on the left chest along with an embroidered adidas logo over the right chest.
The collar completes the distinct look for this edition of the jersey. The white stand-up crew neck collar has an open front notch. This inside of the collar has the honors ‘1987 WORLD CHAMPIONS 2011’ with ‘ALL BLACKS’ underneath printed in black.
And unusual for some national team jerseys, the All Blacks jersey includes an understated sponsorship logo of team sponsor AIG on the center of the jersey.
The jersey is made from ClimaCool which helps the air flow while playing or watching a match.
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