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The new Blues jersey for the Euro pays homage to the Platini generation, for what reasons ?

The equipment manufacturer Nike has revealed the home and away jerseys that the France team will wear during Euro 2024, with many tributes and winks.

After the revelation of the jerseys from the equipment manufacturer Adidas a few days ago, and in particular the jersey & quot;tribute" &agrav; Tintin for the Belgium team, it's Nike's turn to unveil its 2024 jerseys. For France, this jersey will be that of the Euro in Germany but also the Paris Games.

Forty years of the title of 1984

2024 is indeed an opportunity for the French team to celebrate the forty years of its first European title. in. After the 1982 World Cup and the semi-final against the FRG, which became legendary, the selection led by its number 10 ;nbsp;Michel Platini has indeed dominatedé this Euro, won in France, thanks to its "squareé magical" in the heart of the game, composed of by Michel Platini, Jean Tigana, Alain Giresse and Luis Fernandez.

With this in mind, the American equipment manufacturer has decided to pay tribute to the great eras of the French team, and in particular to the Platini generation. For forty years of the 1984 title of the "Golden Generation" &agrav; the Euro, Nike has decided to to bring out the rooster, XXL format, embroidered in gold escutcheon. In addition to this giant rooster, Nike also offered for this jersey an "&eac;electric" lighter than the outfits of recent years of the Blues, once again in homage to the tunic of the France team  &agrav; the late 1970s and early 1980s.

The new Blues jersey for the Euro pays homage to the Platini generation, for what reasons ?

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For the away jersey, the references remain marked with the vertical stripes once again in reference to the jerseys of the years 1980. A little more novelty this time with stripes gradually changing from blue to white then to red. Finally, the home jersey features a tricolor collar, while the away jersey has a blue collar. Inside the two collars, however, the same inscription: "Our differences unite us".

The new Blues jersey for the Euro pays homage to the Platini generation, for what reasons ?

© Nike

If the first images of the jerseys had leaked In recent weeks on social networks, Nike has finally decided to take action. to unveil them this Sunday March 17 with an online campaign. It was in particular the basketball player Victor Wembanyama who was the first &agrav; wear the jersey, before the match between San Antonio and Brooklyn on Sunday night à Monday in France.

A swimsuit also worn by women

For this year full of competitions for the men's and women's football teams, the women's ;ration has chosen a unique jersey & all selections. This Euro jersey will therefore also be that of the women's and men's teams for the Paris Games.

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116