More than just a city with two mighty http://premierleague.com” target=”_blank”>Premier League soccer teams, http://visitmanchester.com” target=”_blank”>Manchester has its modern roots stemmed from the once thriving textile industry, especially the city’s cotton mills during the Industrial Revolution. So great and prolific was its production that for a period, the city was known as “Cottonoplis”. To honor such industrious spirit, still visible in the various ventures you’ll find in the city today, http://nikesoccer.com” target=”_blank”>Nike Soccer appointed the Manchester’s signature, the gingham check, onto the 2012-2013 Home Kit of the http://manutd.com” target=”_blank”>Manchester United.
Re-enforced with “t-bar” and welded seams for comfort, the new kits, like the others from Nike Soccer, are 23% lighter and 20% more resilience than previous kits. Created from recycled polyester, each kit averages around 13 recycled plastic bottles, for a total of 1115 million bottles recycled since http://nike.com” target=”_blank”>Nike started the program in 2010. Though it is a marvel of modern technology, the new Home Kit features the distinctive Manchester’s gingham check in tonal red. Accentuated by its black v-neck design, each outfitted with hidden message “Forged in Industry, Striving for Glory” as a tribute to Manchester’s hard working mindset.
Perfectly ventilated, the kit can be worn as stand alone or with Nike Pro Combat system. The Manchester United Home Kit for 2012-2012 Season is now available for pre-order at the Red Devil’s online store.