CLASSIC AZZURRI. INTRODUCING THE 2022 ITALY HOME KIT
CELEBRATING GENERATIONS OF ITALIAN FOOTBALL HISTORY
Cape Town, South Africa, May 30 th , 2022 — Global sports company PUMA has today
launched the 2022 Italy Home kit that brings a bold, modern take on retro vibes and football
nostalgia. The new jersey puts a fresh spin on all things classic. Classic Italy teams, classic Italy
matches and classic Italy jerseys, paying tribute to the history of the national team.
In 2022, PUMA celebrates the legacy of Italian blue shirts and brilliant football. Featuring gold
accents, retro fonts and proud references to the triumphs and iconography of past generations
of stylish jerseys and beautiful football. The new Italy Home jersey is split into quarters to honor
four generations of iconic Italian teams. It all started with back-to-back victories in 1934 and
1938, a rejuvenation in 1982 and a special victory in 2006.
“Football jerseys are a part of Italian culture. The style, the fashion, the history are staples of an
Italy jersey,” said Marco Mueller, Senior Head of Product Line Management Teamsport Apparel.
“The love for details is important. The aim was to develop a stylish jersey that connects different
generations of Italians and pays tribute to the amazing history of Italian football and the passion
Italy has for the beautiful game.”
“This jersey will be the last one I take to the pitch wearing while representing Italy. I am proud to
be able to walk out at Wembley Stadium wearing the blue of Italy one final time,” said Giorgio
Chiellini, Italy Captain. “This jersey will be forever in my heart. As always, I will do my best to
“The new jersey honors generations of Italian football and we hope to achieve future success
with this special jersey in our international adventures,” said Sara Gama, Italy Women’s
Captain. “We will wear this jersey with pride and hope that all Italians keep dreaming with us.”
The new jersey arrives in two iterations. The authentic jersey features ULTRAWEAVE
performance fabric and dryCELL sweat-wicking technology, making the jersey the lightest and
most comfortable PUMA has ever made. The replica jersey is made with 100% recycled
polyester with dryCELL sweat-wicking technology to keep you dry and comfortable throughout
the 90 minutes and beyond – no matter the time, pitch or place.
The new Home kit will debut on pitch when the Italy men’s national team take on Argentina on
June 1 st at Wembley Stadium.
Celebrate generations of Italian football history with the new Italy Home Replica Jersey
available from July 2022 at PUMA.com, PUMA stores, Sportmans Warehouse, Studio 88, The
Cross Trainer, Totalsports and selected retailers, retailing at R1199. The new kit will be worn by
the men’s, women’s, and youth teams.