Barcelona 16-17 Third Kit Released

The new Barcelona 2016-17 third kit introduces a bold design that draws inspiration from many iconic, teal-colored away shirts worn by the club since the 1990s. Made by Nike, the new Barcelona 16-17 third kit was released on September 27, 2016, two months after the new Barça home and away jerseys.

Barcelona 16-17 Third Kit

This is the Nike FC Barcelona 16-17 third kit (sponsorless prototpe version - shirt will go on sale on November 1st with Qatar Airways on the front).

The Nike Barcelona 2016-17 third jersey combines teal ('Energy') with mint green ('Green Glow') in a gradient design akin to that of the Manchester City 2016-17 third kit. Black is used for the Nike, Beko and Unicef logos on the Barcelona 16-17 third shirt, while the Qatar Airways sponsor is white.

Based on Nike's Vapor kit template with AeroSwift technology, the Barcelona 2016-17 third shirt sees a thin stripe run down on each side and features a cut-and-sew neckline.

The shorts and socks of the Barcelona 2016-2017 third kit are also mint green, while black is used as secondary color.

Kappa produced the Barcelona kits between 1992 and 1998 and often opted for teal as Barcelona away kit color. Nike took over from 1998 and used teal, combined with a blue-and-red chest band, itself for the 2010-11 Barcelona away shirt.

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