World Cup shirts like you’ve never seen them before: Designers create amazing rainbow jerseys to celebrate Pride… and you can buy one too!
- A number of unique World Cup shirts have been designed to celebrate Pride
- They feature the kits from countries competing in the tournament in Russia
- A host of collaborators from across the globe have teamed up to design them
- They will be auctioned off on the day of the World Cup final to raise money
To celebrate Pride events across the world in June and July, a number of unique World Cup shirts have been designed to raise money for various LGBTQ charities.
They bring together the kits from a number of countries competing in the tournament in Russia in colourful fashion.
To celebrate Pride across the world, a number of unique World Cup shirts have been designed
A number of collaborators from various countries have teamed up to create the special jerseys
They bring together the kits from a number of countries competing in the tournament in Russia
Television presenter Layla Anna-Lee models one of the shirts as she pledges her support
The incredible designs include the shirts of Australia, Brazil, Iceland, Japan, Senegal, Spain, South Korea and Tunisia formed to give them a rainbow effect.
The jerseys also include an arm patch that reads: ‘We Belong to the Same Team.’
Footballing legend Pele is among the high-profile faces supporting the cause.
The Brazilian icon tweeted: ‘The World Cup brings all kinds of people together. It’s a good moment to remember that whatever you look like and whoever you love, we are all part of the #SameTeam.’
The incredible designs include the shirts of Australia, Brazil, Iceland and Spain among others
Shirts will be auctioned on the day of the World Cup final, with proceeds going to charity
Footballing legend Pele is among the high-profile personalities supporting the cause
Shirts will be signed and auctioned on the day of the World Cup final (July 15), with proceeds going to a host of LGBTQ charities.
Founders at creative agency Activista – Paco Conde and Beto Fernandez – are the brains behind the initiative.
The team of creators also includes Brazilian photographer, director and actor Marcos Mello; Dutch football identities designer Floor Wesseling, executive producer Helen Trickey and Spain-based Carlitos y Patricia.
Spread the word about the Same Team Jersey on social media #SameTeamJersey
A model wears one of the patchwork shirts, with Spain on the top and Australia underneath
There are six designs in each of the impressive shirts, as the countries come together for Pride
Author: Nancy Parker
Nancy Parker is a five time Emmy Award winning journalist and seven time Emmy nominee who has spent almost twenty five years covering news in South Louisiana. She has anchored every prime time newscast at WVUE FOX8 during her twenty year tenure in New Orleans.