Adidas Bayern Munich 21-22 Third Kit - €140 Authentic vs €90 Replica

Following the release of the FC Bayern 21-22 third kit, we once again take a close look at the differences between the authentic and replica versions of the shirt. Today compare the "Player Issue" (€139.95) of the Adidas Bayern Munich 2021-2022 third kit with the "Fan" (€89.95) version.

Adidas' jersey technologies for 2021-22 are the same as for 2020-21 - HEAT.RDY (authentic) and AEROREADY (replica).

Adidas Bayern Munich 2021-22 Authentic vs Replica Third Shirts

The Adidas Bayern Munich Replica Home shirt is the Fan version, while the Authentic is the "Player Issue" version.

The design of both versions is the sameDesignDesign-wise, Adidas' Bayern Munich 21-22 authentic and replica third jerseys are practically the same. The main differences include the materials used for the various elements including the various logos - the authentic has only heat-applied logos, while the replica has stitched & only some heat-applied logos.

New Trend: Different Collars Authentic vs Replica Kits

However, there's a key difference with the collar and sleeve cuffs, both of which not only feature a different material on the more expensive HEAT.RDY version but also come in two shades of blue compared to just on the replica.

The authentic jersey has a curved hemThe Bayern Munich Adult 21/22 Authentic Third Shirt is the official match shirt worn by the players on the pitch. It is lightweight, has a slim fit and an Adidas-exclusive curved hem. It is made from HEAT.RDY material, which made to maximize your performance workout.

Adidas Authentic 21-22 Kits - Product Details

  • Made for the pros - slim-fit, as light as possible
  • Heat-transfer cannon to show your support
  • Heat-transfer Adidas logo, 3-Stripes, and sponsor name
  • Breathable, air-cooling HEAT.RDY technology
  • Light front to back drop in hem length to improve freedom of movement
  • Ribbed crewneck, slim-fit design
  • Ribbed sleeve cuff with tipping
  • Woven club motto on inside back hem
  • Bayern Munich for Everyone slogan on the inside collar
  • Made with Primegreen, a series of high-performance recycled materials

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The Bayern Munich 21/22 Third Shirt is a replica shirt made for supporters with a more casual fit. The soft fabric features AEROREADY technology that works to keep moisture third from the body, so you stay dry and comfortable.

Adidas Replica 21-22 Kits - Product Details

  • Made for the fan
  • Woven cannon on the chest
  • Woven Adidas badge of sport
  • 3-Stripe tape on shoulders
  • Stay dry with AEROREADY technology
  • Straight hem shape - regular fit
  • Ribbed crewneck
  • Ribbed sleeve cuff with tipping
  • Bayern Munich for Everyone slogan on the inside collar
  • Made with Primegreen, a series of high-performance recycled materials


If you want to make high-intensity sport in warm conditions wearing the Bayern Munich third kit, you should get the authentic one. The replica is perfect to be worn when watching games but also good for colder conditions as well as easy training sessions.

This is another case where the differences between the two versions are rather excessive, which makes it less appealing to buy the replica.

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