England fans leak photos of controversial World Cup kits

‘Nike needs to be mindful of shame…it’s sad’: England fans are furious as images of their new Qatar World Cup staple have been leaked online – with a controversial blue pattern that provokes outrage – but their 1990s-inspired away kit bears the mark “Belter”

  • New England kits for the World Cup in Qatar have been leaked on social media
  • The design of the house did not do well with fans, who described it as “sad”
  • The sky blue and dark blue shoulder pattern is causing a lot of controversy
  • But the guest figure, which evokes the famous 1992 shirt, was met with praise
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Two new England kits for the Winter World Cup in Qatar have been leaked online – and one of them has already proven highly controversial.

Gareth Southgate’s men are preparing for their first major slam win since last year’s devastating defeat in the Euro 2020 final, when they lost on penalties to Italy at Wembley.

The Three Lions will begin their World Cup campaign against Iran on November 21, before facing the United States four days later and Wales on November 29.

England will wear two new collections in the Middle East during their bid to win the World Championships, as Nike prepares to unveil its latest designs before the tournament kicks off.

England fans are not happy with their new home jersey for the World Cup in Qatar

But the exterior design, designed by Phil Foden, has received a lot of praise on social media

But the exterior design, designed by Phil Foden, has received a lot of praise on social media

Photos of the strips have already been leaked on the Internet, but the home shirt did not do well with fans.

In an effort to emulate England’s iconic 1996 jersey, Nike combined traditional white with a controversial shoulder strap in sky blue and navy, which sparked outrage on social media.

Colors are also repeated on the sleeves and socks, while the navy pants flaunt a sky blue.

Fans quickly took to Twitter to blast Nike’s design for this year’s World Cup, with one post: “Shocking, I’ve never been a fan of England using blue – our group should only use red and white (our flag)”.

The sky blue and dark blue shoulder pattern of the house set did not fit well with the supporters

The sky blue and dark blue shoulder pattern of the house set did not fit well with the supporters

Fans criticized the design of the house on Twitter, but the guest figure got conflicting reviews

Fans criticized the design of the house on Twitter, but the guest figure got conflicting reviews

Another said: ‘If this is England’s new standard… it’s sad.’

A third commented, “The New England home kit looks like a special live athlete.”

While one quipped: “The New England kit looks like the Tottenham kit with the England badge emblazoned.”

However, England’s new squad for this year’s tournament received more positive feedback online.

Another throwback design, this time evoking memories from Euro 92, Nike opted for a predominantly red shirt featuring the iconic navy collar Umbro used in the early ’90s.

Although instead, the collar appears to have a light blue trim instead of white, a color that is repeated on the England badge and the Nike logo.

Jack Grealish is pictured wearing the new England national team uniform

Stuart Pierce wore the famous Umbro kit for England in 1992

In a return to the popular England strip in 1992, Nike chose a red navy-collar set

The majority of fans are pleased with the remote number, and insist Nike got it right with the classic red design.

Someone posted: “How can you make an awful home shirt and yet one of the cutest shirts away at the same time? This 90’s-inspired red shirt is the home jersey for the England squad for the upcoming World Cup in Qatar.

Another wrote: “When Kane lifts the trophy, you better be in the red kit and not that other beast.”

However, not all supporters were fans, with one saying: “Two of England’s worst groups ever”.

While another commented: “Both England kits are so horrible. I can’t believe Harry Kane would lift the World Cup wearing one of those hideous ones.

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