They also produced athletic footwear at this time and rapidly began to dominate the sport. The three stripes company, Adidas has been giving us some of the most iconic sport and streetwear designs in fashions history. These are not retro reproductions or fakes - but rare, genuine, original, classic football shirts from clubs such as , , , , and and brands including , , , , and. In fact Dassler had first started in sportswear some years earlier in partnership with his brother Rudi but a bitter family rift saw the brothers part and Rudi went on to form his own rival firm, Ruda, later to be renamed Puma. Take a step back into football past with Vintage Football Shirts and browse the website now to find classic, 100% original soccer shirts.
From its humble origins, Adidas is now only second to Nike and routinely collaborates with designers and celebrities in creating the most coveted designs the lifestyle and streetwear industries. We have vintage football shirts coming in all the time so keep visiting the site to see our. In England the first sides to wear adidas appeared in 1977 with Nottingham Forest, Ipswich and Fulham amongst the sides to feature the three stripes in the domestic game. Internationally, the German national side where never to be seen in anything but adidas and many other European sides such as France, also favoured the company throughout the years. Founder Adi Dassler, died in 1978 before seeing his company dominate world football apparel.
Their designs are forever forward looking although some retro design elements have began to creep in recent years with their unmissable strong branding in the form of the three stripes and their logo ensuring that when one thinks of football kits they tend to think of adidas. We stock a stylish selection of Vintage Sports Gear including Vintage Shirts, Jerseys and Sweatshirts with your team's retro logo on them. Still today, adidas remain an archetype in terms of solid and modern football kit design, holding strong against their rivals and producing quality kits throughout international and domestic football. We are also always looking to buy good quality, original retro football shirts so if you do have any for sale please tell us about them. The early decades of the firm saw them specialise solely in sports footwear, supplying local football teams as well as the German national side for whom adidas produced the first ever removable studs. . Northern Ireland and Wales also wore adidas strips during the 80s.
Louis-Dreyfus was also president of Marseille and adidas to this day, still produce some massively innovative strips for the French club. Our superb range of retro football shirts includes clubs from around the world: , , , and - including. Snag the perfect casual gameday look with a Throwback Jersey or Retro Snapback Hat from our Vintage Sports Apparel and you'll be winning in old school style. As the 80s arrived more and more sides took to adidas with the firm taking over many previous Admiral contracts including Crystal Palace and Manchester United who adidas dressed for over a decade after the firm went into liquidation. Bring your team apparel up to date with popular Vintage Clothing from the ultimate sports store. Gone were the three stripe trim and in came large, bold panels of colour and a new logo. His son, Horst, took over the company but on his death nine years later it was bought by French businessman Bernard Tapie.
In fact, all of the strips the company produce for the French domestic league are acclaimed for their invention and creativity. In 2005 adidas bought English sportswear firm Reebok and regained control of the Liverpool kit contract in a deal that was to last seven years. Another Frenchman, Robert Louis-Dreyfus, eventually bought the company in 1993. . . . .
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