English Team Wears Giant Poppy

As England was discussing FIFA's ban on the national teams of England and Scotland wearing poppies during their international encounter, the unusual shirt worn by lower league Altrincham FC almost went unnoticed.



Instead of putting a small poppy somewhere on the jersey, as it's done in the Premier League for example, Altrincham opted for a giant version, placed centrally on the chest. 'Lest we forget' is written below it.

The one-off jersey was worn in the game against Salford City on November 12, with regular Altrincham sponsor J. Davidson making place.

The poppy symbol is traditionally worn around Remembrance Day (November 11) to remember the soldiers who have died during wartime.

In case you wondered, both England and Scotland in the end wore black armbands bearing the poppy symbol.