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New York City FC Unveils Its Official Club Badge [PHOTO]

new york city fc crest 600x300 New York City FC Unveils Its Official Club Badge [PHOTO]

New York City FC have unveiled their official club badge.

The new MLS team, which will debut in 2015, asked fans to choose between two badges. More than 100,000 votes were cast by the Club’s fans.

The NYCFC badge features the Gotham typeface, while the navy blue, white and orange colors are drawn from the New York City flag. The winning badge is inspired by the old New York City Subway Token, created by the Transit Authority in 1953 and used for 50 years as the standard fare for a ride. The last version of the token had a cut out pentagon in the center representing the five boroughs. A similar such pentagon appears on either side of the monogram so as to reinforce the Club’s connection to the entire city. The circle is also a symbol of unity, wholeness and infinity.

What’s your opinion about the NYCFC badge? Share your opinion in the comments section below.

Watch a live stream of the NYCFC badge unveiling live from New York City:

Announced in May 2013, New York City FC will begin play in the 2015 season. The team was launched in partnership by Manchester City Football Club and the New York Yankees and is led by Chief Executive Officer Ferran Soriano.

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2 Responses to New York City FC Unveils Its Official Club Badge [PHOTO]

  1. choto says:

    NICE!! love the round badge…. so NYC

  2. CTBlues says:

    Badge looks good.

    Think they should try and get a deal done with Columbia to play at their 17k football stadium until they get their own built.

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