Nike unveils a U.S. Soccer away kit that’s, well, colorful

April 1, 2014

The away kit for the U.S. men’s national soccer team may make you crave a Bomb Pop. (Courtesy Nike)

Nike unveiled the the away kit that members of the U.S. national team will wear in World Cup play in June with an all-star cast of athlete/models that included a couple of well-known players from American football.

Andrew Luck and Ndamukong Suh joined a modeling group that also included Allyson Felix and Clint Dempsey.

The home kit, suitable for Wimbledon. (Courtesy Nike)


The uniforms aren’t popular with everyone. USA Today thinks they resemble Bomb Pops. Others, prompted by @PostSports on Twitter see the flag of France and the Washington Wizards.

What do you think?

After spending most of her career in traditional print sports journalism, Cindy began blogging and tweeting, first as NFL/Redskins editor, and, since August 2010, at The Early Lead. She also is the social media editor for Sports.
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Cindy Boren · April 1, 2014