The draw of the 2018 FIFA World Cup has taken place in Moscow, Russia. Japan, Poland, Colombia and Senegal will meet at Group H. Japan national team is a successful and strong team in Asia. It reached the finals of World Cup in 1998, 2002, 2006 and 2010 and got four titles of AFC Asian Cup in 1992, 2000, 2004 and 2011. The year of 2018 is a memorable year because Japan national team reached the finals of the 1998 World Cup for the first time and it also did it in 2018.
This excellent team has a few hard-working and distinguished footballers such as Keisuke Honda, Shinji Kagawa and Kazuyoshi Miura. They are all the most famous Japanese players. Honda is a striker or a midfielder for Mexico PachucaCF. He has got Asian Golden Ball Award in 2013 and become the first player to get the award. In the 2011 AFC Asian Cup, Honda made a great contribution to Japan national team and was named the best player. Kagawa is a goal-scoring midfielder. He holds the records for most appearances and goals for a Japanese player in UEFA club competitions. In 2009, he got the J.League Division 2 Top Scorer award. Kazuyoshi Miura is a world-famous footballer. Although he is 50 years old, he still plays games at football fields.
The supplier Adidas has been providing high-performance football shirts for this squad. It has unveiled the brand new Adidas 2018 shirt officially. The cheap shirt can be found at Cheap Football Kits. There are also shirts and kits for kids. Loyal fans will find comfortable one that fits you perfectly.
The 2018 home shirt combines innovative technologies and unique Japanese culture, showing the team’s desire to achieve success in the World Cup.
Designers took inspiration from traditional Japanese kimono and gave the retro Samurai blue home shirt. It features a retro ribbed V-neck collar with red decoration that comes from the national flag and symbolizes Japan and success, too. The white lines on the shirt are inspired by Japanese traditional craftsmanship Sashiko stitching technique that is white cotton thread on the traditional indigo blue cloth. Currently, this running stitch technique is used for purely decorative purposes in quilting and embroidery. Its distinctive appearance makes the technique increasingly more and more popular. Sometimes, decorative items use red thread. The federation badge and a small national flag lined in gold are printed on the chest, paying tribute to the country and the team. The indispensable three-legged bird is not only a mystical creature in Japanese culture but also the guide to 2018 World Cup. It reflects the wish to develop Japanese football and players’ spirit of challenge, at the same time, the bird can encourage players to perform well. Besides, a sun under one foot of the bird represents Japan. Adidas three stripes are put on shoulders, back to the classic design.
Completing the home kit, there are indigo shorts and socks with “JAPAN”. The well-designed home kit proudly pays homage to the team with lots of victories.