These Canada kits for the World Cup are not inherently ugly. The national colors of red and white are proudly displayed — with the logo featuring both a soccer ball and the beloved maple leaf. Here’s where the problem lies: Canada is the only country at this year’s World Cup to not get a new jersey for the event. Both the fans and players within the program are angered by the fact jersey manufacturer Nike dropped the ball on this one. Reportedly, it takes 18 months for a new jersey to be fully designed. Canada switched over to Nike in June of 2021 — thus allegedly not giving the iconic sports brand enough time to give Canada some new threads. The only wrinkle: Canada will also have a black jersey it can use along with the red and white ones.
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