How Clubs Got Their Colours: Juventus

Please share:Juventus of Turin are Italy’s most popular and successful football club. Thirty times national champions, twice European champions, three times Uefa Cup winners and a Cup-Winners’ Cup to boot. All this silverware was achieved in the famous black and white stripes, sported by the likes of Andrea Pirlo, Roberto Baggio, Michel Platini, Zbigniew Boniek, […]

How Clubs Got Their Colours: Athletic Bilbao

Please share:Athletic Bilbao is famously Basque and known throughout the world for its red-and-white striped shirts and black shorts. But where did they get those colours? The answer lies in England…   Basque football team Athletic Bilbao is a little like Yorkshire County Cricket Club used to be; to play for the team you had to […]

How Clubs Got Their Colours: Boca Juniors

Please share:Boca Juniors is the famous blue and yellow half of the Argentine capital Buenos Aires. Although the club trails its cross-city Superclásico rivals River Plate in domestic championships (36 to 30), Boca claims to enjoy stronger public support throughout the country. Club Atlético Boca Juniors was formed in the capital’s rough port area of […]