Adidas Boca Juniors & River Plate HEAT.DRY Authentic Kits Released

Update: Adidas have finally launched the HEAT.RDY versions of the Boca Juniors and River Plate 2020 home and away kits, more than a year after the replicas debuted in the case of the former.

Confirming earlier rumors and leaked pictures, the 'authentic' shirts are available in several local stores and retail at a massive 9699 Argentine pesos (110 USD).

We think that Adidas will not release new Boca home kit before around June 2021The fact that Adidas is releasing their first modern Boca kit as an authentic Heat Dry version one year after the inaugural launch makes it quite likely that the brand will hold out with releasing the new Boca 2021-22 kit until the summer.

Boca Juniors HEAT.RDY Authentic Kits 2020-21

River Plate HEAT.RDY Authentic Kits 2020-21

In September 2020, we reported that Argentinian giants Boca Juniors and River Plate do not get HEAT.RDY authentic kits from Adidas but just kits with just standard replica technology - this is now past.

Adidas Does Not Produce Authentic HEAT.RDY For Boca Juniors & River Plate - Here Is Why

HEAT.RDY is one of Adidas' key technologies and is deployed across the brand's wide range of products.

"Powered by cooling materials, sweat-wicking technology and natural fits – the air keeps flowing so you can keep moving."

Adidas Designer Shares Images Of Authentic River 20-21 Home Kit Version On Instagram

In November 2020, "Adidas Director Football Apparel" @bechtoli1974 had shared two images of the River 20-21 home kit in the authentic HEAT.RDY version. This caused quite a storm on social media as River fans in the past heavily criticized that Adidas did previously not produce authentic kits for their club.

As written above, the 'HEAT.RDY' Adidas Boca Juniors and River Plate 2020-21 kits are already available to buy for 9,699 Argentine pesos.

Authentic vs Replica

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