Oshoala Models Barcelona’s New Home Kit

Super Falcons striker Assisat Oshoala was one of the players who designed Barcelona's new home kit ahead of the 2021/22 season.

The new kit was officially launched on Tuesday at the Camp Nou.

The new ribbon makes the most of the club's crest. In the foreground, at chest height, fans will find the Cross of Saint George, which represents the patron saint of Barcelona and Señera (the striped Catalan flag).

Two elements that define the identity of the club and its relations with the city and country, but in this particular case reimagined in the famous blaugrana colors, while the traditional vertical stripes appear below, albeit somewhat stylized to give it a more modern look.

Meanwhile, the Barcelona logo appears to the left of the box in its usual colors, with the white Nike logo on the right. On the back, just below the neck, is the Catalan flag, while the players' names, numbers and the UNICEF logo are printed in white this season.

Speaking at the unveiling of the new jersey, club president Joan Laporta said: “All teams are proud of our club and what it represents and also of the city and the country. 122 years ago, Joan Gamper decided to give the club the name of the city and later adopt Creu de Sant Jordi and Senyera.

"It is a pride to belong to this club, this city and Catalonia. A country that believes in coexistence. All this makes us grow as a club and as a community, although at times this has drawn criticism.

"The culés want us to feel different, starting with our ownership model. A few months ago we chose who should be the president. All decisions are voted on by the club's members.

"We have our own style. We like to attack with the ball, release our inspiration. A model we try to improve because we are not committed. It's a style that Johan Cruyff taught us and it's the style we want to see in the first team. It's non-negotiable.

"We also want this style in the female and lower categories. Marta, Carolina, I've won a triple with respect for this style.

“I wanted to thank all the people at the club who worked with Nike for this effort of imagining so that the Catalans could wear a great shirt.

"The shirt is inspired by the club crest and everything makes us more than just a club. I look forward to seeing all the Catalans with this new kit when they go to the Camp Nou and Johan Cruyff Arena and Palau. I also hope to see all the nationalists in the world wear this shirt. Thank you."

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