Spain Euro 2020 strip will now be released in November
After 28 years of affiliation, it seemed shocking when back in May an announcement was made that severed the ties between the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) and Adidas, however a truce has now been reached in the war over La Roja‘s shirt for Euro 2020.
Luis Rubiales, the RFEF‘s president, made the decision to break the partnership with the German sportswear brand, although it now appears likely that there will be a new agreement fairly soon.
As recently as September, there was an advertising campaign which saw several Spanish internationals mysteriously left out of in Isco, Alvaro Morata and Koke, however it did promote the upcoming shirt design.
It’s expected that the matches against Malta and Romania will see Spain debut the new strip, which is scheduled for prime-time usage in Euro 2020 next summer.
Adidas will manufacture and design the shirt, and in the most recent conversations between Adidas and the RFEF, MARCA has learned that there are already ideas regarding new kits for the women’s national team in place.
What seemed like a story with no happy ending now appears to be moving in a different direction, and the reason for this is the 100 million euros compensatory payment that would have needed to be made if La Roja had pursued an alternative kit manufacturer.
The current deal runs until 2026 and Adidas are eager to find a new agreement.