PUMA with Premier League club Arsenal jointly unveiled the new third away shirt for the 2017/18 season in Sydney, Australia. Arsenal first team players wearing the new shirt in a ship took a photo with world famous Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge. The six players were Petr Cech, Olivier Giroud, Laurent Koscielny, Nacho Monreal, Mesut Ozil and Alexandre Lacazette.
Petr Cech is a goalkeeper with strong mentality and good leadership, as well as his positional sense, concentration and handling, which makes him one of the greatest goalkeepers in the world. He got The Golden Glove Award three times. The award was named Lev Yashin Award in 1994 in honor of the eminent goalkeeper. The FIFA Technical Study Group recognizes the top goalkeeper of the tournament based on his performance throughout the final competition.
Olivier Giroud is a professional French striker. It was he that helped Arsenal win the first championship after nine years in 2013-14 season. Giroud is known for his strength, heading accuracy and powerful shooting.
Arsenal announced officially that they had signed a contract with a young striker Alexandre Lacazette who also plays for France national team. He got FIFA U-20 World Cup Bronze Shoe award in 2011, Ligue 1 Player of the Year award and Ligue 1 Top Goalscorer award in 2014/15 season. This new member maybe create a new record for The Gunners, the nickname given by its loyal fans.
In addition to excellent players in a team, comfortable football shirts are so necessary that plays can focus on games. PUMA, as the supplier of Arsenal, has created comfortable football products.
The newly released third shirt features a dark gray body part and dark sleeves. Gray dots on sleeves represent important fans of the club. Pink elements make the shirt unique. It has a polo collar with pink decoration. PUMA logo and “Fly Emirates”, Arsenal’s sponsor, are printed on the front of the shirt. The club crest on the chest proudly shows respect for the club. It is a shield with “Arsenal” and a cannon that reflects Arsenal’s nickname The Gunners. The exclusive pink cannon is also printed at the back of the collar in order to commemorate its first appearance at Arsenal shirt 50 years ago.
PUMA’s innovative technologies are used to produce new shirts. DryCell technology provides moisture wicking fabric, so players can be cool at football pitch in 90 minutes. Furthermore, the shirt can help players keep body temperature thanks to ACTV Thermo-R technology. The stripes inside the shirt with unique material can absorb excess heat and release it when needed. Besides, they play a micro-massage effect to supply players with efficient energy.
PUMA is one of the world’s leading sports brands, designing, developing, selling and marketing footwear, apparel and accessories. For over 65 years, PUMA has been producing the most innovative products for athletes in the world.
PUMA not only manufactures football products but also attaches great importance to environmental protection. Some important aspects of program include the reduction of its ecological impacts and commitment towards the goal of zero discharge of hazardous chemicals by 2020. PUMA spares no effort to improve energy, water efficiency and waste management.