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Is This The USA World Cup Jersey From Nike? Photo


The above image is the rumored jersey that the United States team will be wearing in the 2010 World Cup. The red, white and blue shirt features a Nike logo and US soccer crest, but is it real or not? We’ll find out soon when Nike and the USSF officially unveils the jersey.

If this actually the shirt, what are your thoughts about it? Click the comments link below and let us know.

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  2. siki?

    August 21, 2010 at 8:15 pm

    thx for you admin…

  3. Nick

    June 9, 2010 at 8:41 pm

    Don’t think beauty queen… think continental soldier with a flintlock musket slung over his soldier, off to defend his country’s honor.

  4. chris

    May 17, 2010 at 7:57 am

    It is by far one of the ugliest kits I have ever seen ever. The old ones were so nice, what happened. Disgusting.

  5. Tom Spano

    May 6, 2010 at 9:05 pm

    The shirt’s basic design is just OK – nothing special. I have a REAL problem, however, with the Nike logo. I do not think that promoting a sponsor, other than the particular country, is at all appropriate for any national team – much less ours. Save that for MLS!!

  6. Terry

    April 1, 2010 at 10:44 am

    Ugly…I was going to get one for me and my daughter until I saw it. The Adidas USA t-shirt isn’t any better though…Who the hell is designing these things?

  7. Tod

    March 17, 2010 at 10:46 am

    historically, Team USA jersey=bland, poor design. Unlike the horiz. stripe white, grey 08-09 jersey, this World Cup jersey continues that tradition.

    Amazing how many people have graduated from design schools and how many people must sit around comparing designs… THIS is what they decide to manufacture? GIVE ME a number/email address, I will learn to use a graphic design app and make a better jersey than this.

  8. Manuel Martinez

    March 3, 2010 at 10:10 pm

    this is probably the worst jersey i have ever seen in my life…. my little sister coulda made a better jersey than this

  9. hunter

    February 25, 2010 at 10:38 pm

    come on guys the last time the usa beat england they had jerseys similar to this. So of course the USA is bringing out the sash. I think its awesome i love the old school look

  10. Patrick

    February 23, 2010 at 8:11 pm

    I think it’s time to give the contract back to Adidas.

  11. kritter

    February 22, 2010 at 5:07 pm

    this is a classic design that goes back a long long time. i love it.

    look at the full kit in action. i think it’s sharp.

  12. david

    February 18, 2010 at 5:59 pm

    that jersey is ugly as hellllllllllllll. the old one is easily one hundred times better. idk if i even wanna buy this one or if anyone else will.

  13. Rick

    February 5, 2010 at 2:25 am

    the worst f**ken jersey ever! Who in the hell designs this crap? Terrible choice if it is and I will never buy it! What are they thinking???? Damn it!!!!

  14. PhiChitown

    January 30, 2010 at 4:11 pm

    This is terrible. USMNT needs to get a new, simple, USA shield (get ride of that soccer ball in the crest. This jersey sucks, the whites they wear right now are awesome. Use that template with a red jersey.

    I hope this uniform is never made.

  15. Eagle

    January 23, 2010 at 9:32 pm

    I personally think its too much like the new england home jerseys. Too plain, if they’re going to change it (again) they need to put something new on it. Adidas did great this year with their new, but classic style to country jerseys–maybe the US should switch to adidas or puma…?

  16. xxxx

    January 18, 2010 at 3:57 am

    by the way, im so sick of people loving the fact that its been inspired on the 1950’s crap. My God, It’s just freaking England!!!!!!! Focus on the World Cup people!! OUR GOAL IS TO WIN THE WORLD CUP, NOT JUST ENGLAND!!
    You guys act like you’re Mexicans, once they beat the US they think they own the entire world.

    ugghh.. sorry, im just so pissed about the jerseys and people talking about “england, 1950’s, blah blah blah”. WORLD CUP BOTHERS, WORLD CUP!

  17. xxxx

    January 18, 2010 at 3:50 am

    Ughhh!! Lets hope NOT! It’s so nasty looking! If so, somebody should kill the designer righ away!

    I’m trying to find out which one is the official jersey, I’m pretty sure they don’t have the official jersey yet(public).

  18. Ellis

    January 10, 2010 at 9:31 pm

    i like this design but i dont love it…the jersey we have now is good too but its too plain we need some color
    it would be cool to maybe see the one we have now in different colors but i like this…i think it could be the iconic look people want

  19. USA jerseys

    January 10, 2010 at 3:08 am

    The USA jerseys are the most valuable ones for the World Cup in 2010.

  20. Jethro

    December 31, 2009 at 9:09 pm

    What is it with Nike?? Honestly, the designs get worse with every new iteration…. Now Adidas – they know how to design a decent jersey. Nike keeps reaching for this retro-ugly, simplistic, crappy, generic, junior varsity-look that just doesn’t suit the US MNT. The last jersey that I liked, and own, was the ’02 World Cup jersey. That had some good memories associated with it. I dislike everything since then, except for the gray away jersey that people have been dissing.

  21. jimmy

    December 30, 2009 at 3:27 pm

    Man these jerseys are not appealing, it looks like a rec team’s jersey. “2 4 6 8 who do we appreciate Super-Duper Lightnings” this is all i think of when I see this.
    The current white tops are tight they should do something similar to that.

  22. right back

    December 15, 2009 at 6:32 am

    yeah a crappy jersey for a crappy team

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  24. rw

    December 6, 2009 at 1:10 pm

    I like the diagonal stripe on jerseys, but this is not well done.

    They are clearly trying to channel the 1950 US team (did Nike know something about the draw?), but in my view do a poor job. I love the 50 uni!

  25. Andy

    November 30, 2009 at 10:27 pm

    The all white uniforms make us look like we’re in the Navy for God’s sake! No disrespect, but it’s too plain! We may look like beauty queens with our Miss America sash, but at least wear the blue or red ones. Go U.S.A.!

  26. G

    November 21, 2009 at 4:49 pm

    The shirt IS based off the 1950 kit when the US beat England 1-0 in the World Cup, however I’m not positive the red or blue shirts are legit. The white shirt IS LEGIT. It not not meant to be a copy of the 1950 shirt but it is based off that design. I personally think this could be a look we can distinct as our own.

  27. voooo

    November 18, 2009 at 7:22 pm

    so bad design…..I am so embarrassed. here come ms. USA. don’t forget the crown….and the flowers. I hope the players oppose the jerseys.

  28. Dogstar

    November 18, 2009 at 10:08 am

    Maybe they can do a marching band performance at half time.

  29. Rob

    November 18, 2009 at 5:09 am

    I have always hated the shield logo.
    Would prefer something more classy without a giant flying soccer ball.

  30. Daniel Feuerstein

    November 18, 2009 at 2:56 am

    I don’t mind the white Jersey, But make the large sash diagonal Blue & the two thin lines on the outside red. Other than that, it’s not bad.

  31. Chris

    November 17, 2009 at 11:01 pm

    When will the jerseys be announced?

  32. Jen

    November 17, 2009 at 9:57 pm

    The only reason I hate it is because the swoosh is so prominent. If anything, widen the sash, place the crest in the white and put the swoosh where the crest is currently. Damn Nike…..

  33. Erik

    November 17, 2009 at 8:25 pm

    This is a 110% fake, and can guarantee this is NOT what the US will be wearing. It’s a template that a website called footballshirtculture gives out, a photoshop file that many people use (for instance, look at the entries here
    This is likely some kid’s design that someone saw and thought OH THAT MUST BE THE US NEW JERSEY! Do you really think Nike would create that shite of a photoshop job? If the jersey is going to be leaked, it will be a picture of the actual jersey, not a blueprint design, as I can guarantee they already have their plans drawn up for the jersey and have several already made.

  34. Lucho 305

    November 17, 2009 at 7:08 pm

    from the website, its looks nice with the white shirt.. i hope they wear red, im tired of blue, show the red….

  35. Brad

    November 17, 2009 at 7:04 pm

    give this to the women’s team…this looks horrible.

  36. chris

    November 17, 2009 at 5:49 pm

    I doubt tha it it the new kit, it looks like it is the training jersey.

  37. Matt in SF

    November 17, 2009 at 5:42 pm

    Horrible. Seriously disgustingly terrible.

  38. Ed

    November 17, 2009 at 5:34 pm

    This is terrible! Give us a predominantly red jersey as our primary uniform. What the hell is nike thinking? 🙁

  39. Joey Clams

    November 17, 2009 at 4:25 pm

    Guys, you haven’t been paying attention for the last fifteen years if you hope that the “current whites” will be used at the World Cup.

    • kevin_amold

      November 17, 2009 at 5:05 pm

      I know, I know. Just saying what I’d want if I had my druthers…..

  40. jayoh

    November 17, 2009 at 3:41 pm

    I like the red one better…the blue looks a little funny, but the red one looks pretty sweet!

  41. kevin_amold

    November 17, 2009 at 3:38 pm

    Keep the current whites. Use the red kit, which is pretty outstanding IMO, for aways. Scrap the other two.

    I liked the blue one at first, but the beauty sash comparison has ruined it. I thought that when I first looked at it, and said “Nah, no one else will make the connection.” It only took about two comments….

  42. Robert

    November 17, 2009 at 2:51 pm

    Red Jersey, White Shorts and Blue Socks. how hard is that.

  43. short passes

    November 17, 2009 at 2:36 pm

    Drop the sash, PLEASE. and the logo is way too big.

  44. Chaz

    November 17, 2009 at 2:25 pm

    RED, we want RED

    That being said, I like this design ok. Reminds me of the 1950 jersey, remember the retro red jersey we had around 2006? That rocked.

    I would like an explanation from USSF as to why we can not have RED natl team jersey for the USMNT for WC? Do they let NIKE decide? Do they have some marketing study that says blue is better? Mr Gulati – I’m hoping you will respond and provide an explanation to us – the fans who love and support this team!

    GO USA.

  45. Rex

    November 17, 2009 at 1:13 pm

    No. I dont like it.

  46. ELAC

    November 17, 2009 at 1:06 pm

    It’s gotta be NAVY “freakin'” Blue!
    No double stripe!

  47. Lars

    November 17, 2009 at 1:06 pm

    Looks like somebody let whiteout spill on the design.

  48. ryan

    November 17, 2009 at 1:03 pm

    These are fine as long as they keep the whites. The blacks look nice but have nothing to do with our colors so i think these are an upgrade.

  49. eplnfl

    November 17, 2009 at 12:36 pm


  50. JT

    November 17, 2009 at 12:05 pm

    Bo don’t know jerseys

  51. Vnice

    November 17, 2009 at 11:21 am

    That’s what you call “butchering” the logo? Gimme a break.

    Anyway, I don’t give a fuck if USA wears tie-dye, as long as they win some games and don’t make us look like idiots.

  52. Joey Clams

    November 17, 2009 at 11:12 am

    A classic design would be great – I’ve been hoping for one for years – but that’s another thing that the powers that be keep from us.

  53. Zachary Slaton

    November 17, 2009 at 11:04 am

    Keep in mind this is Nike. I have never been a fan of their jersey or logo divisions. This is the same group that butchered the UW Husky logo. Leave it to an Oregon corporation to do that…


    Husky logos over the years:

    • Berlin

      November 18, 2009 at 8:22 am

      The new logo is the best Husky you’ve ever had. Way better than your football team.

  54. Charles

    November 17, 2009 at 10:45 am

    I gave you a thumbs up for the story.
    The jersey ? Two thumbs down.
    The problem with changing your jersey design every five days is you run out of ideas. Pretty soon, as someone said earlier, you are dressed with a beauty queen sash.

  55. Joey Clams

    November 17, 2009 at 10:43 am

    Yes and no, tg. By the way, Peru even finally incorporated that design in their red jerseys. Anyway, sashes are used by River and Vasco and were part of the Colombian design when they wore, get this, salmon and white.

    The US should wear navy blue and not a cheesy royal.

  56. Berlin

    November 17, 2009 at 10:25 am

    It’s not my least favorite of all time, but certainly not my most favorite either. How nice would it be if we had a signature style like the Argentines, Brazilians or Dutch? Pick a style and stick with it, tweak it if you must, but don’t change it entirely. Worst jersey ever was the WNT golds a few years back. It was an affront to our national dignity and the seeing world.

    • Nick

      November 17, 2009 at 4:18 pm

      I think it’s a bold change for the Nats. I agree with the others how we need to have a standard look that receives the occasional minor tweak. As for the worst ever jersey: WC’94- the blue jersey with white stars…

  57. Zach

    November 17, 2009 at 10:11 am

    Ditto what Hendrix said. Maybe it will match Landon’s prima donna attitude. j/k
    It honestly would be a lot better on the women’s team. Can’t we just keep it simple like a club jersey? The fact that some person at Nike probably got paid a good bit of money to come up with an ugly, assymetrical piece of trash like this convinces me I am in the wrong line of work.

  58. Bobby Brandon

    November 17, 2009 at 10:06 am

    I think it’s excellent.

  59. ChivaDeCorazon83

    November 17, 2009 at 9:45 am

    i love it! i love our current whites, but think the Germany 06 white kit was better. Either way, I really like this one, and I’ll definitely pick one up.

    • kevin_amold

      November 17, 2009 at 7:26 pm

      +1. I LOVED the whites from 06.

  60. Rob

    November 17, 2009 at 9:29 am

    The whites now are classy and fine if this is our new darks though I dig it.

  61. irium

    November 17, 2009 at 9:24 am

    it’s bold. I love it. now if only they make some noise this summer!!!

  62. ajr

    November 17, 2009 at 9:05 am

    dont like that bold line around the crest

  63. Joey Clams

    November 17, 2009 at 8:54 am

    We want blue. That’s our traditional color. But must we look like Guatemala?

    • tg

      November 17, 2009 at 9:05 am

      Actually, that design was all but trademarked by Peru (been using it since the 30s).

      And can Nike and the USSF stop dicking around with completely different designs and just stick to one template? Oh that’s right, you can’t make tons of money that way.

  64. Peterk

    November 17, 2009 at 8:40 am

    We WANT RED!!!!

  65. Chris in Belfast

    November 17, 2009 at 8:38 am

    Oh, come on guys, the US would hardly be the only national team to use an asymmetrical design like that.

    I agree that the current kits are good looking, though.

    Mostly I want the team to settle on one design and stick with it. An iconic “US” shirt would be awesome.

    Oh, and a new badge for the USSF. That’d be nice, too.

  66. Joshua

    November 17, 2009 at 8:30 am

    I thought it was awesome until I read the beauty queen comment and now that is all I see.

  67. hendrix

    November 17, 2009 at 8:25 am

    ugly. looks like a sash for a beauty queen across the front. might as well write “Miss USA” on it.

    • Jake

      November 18, 2009 at 1:25 am

      Yep.. that is exactly what i thought when I saw this.

      I think it is a bad design.

  68. Andy

    November 17, 2009 at 8:25 am

    Horrible. Asymmetry in design usually works but not at all in this case. The current kits are pretty classy. I don’t see the need to mess with them.

  69. Hull Monitor

    November 17, 2009 at 8:17 am

    The USA is the hall monitor of the world!

    (Wicked shirt)

  70. Joe in Indianapolis

    November 17, 2009 at 8:10 am

    I dig it.

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