Adidas & Nike Dominate 2021-22 Champions, Europa & Conference League Kit Battles

Today sees not only the start of the 2021-2022 UEFA Europa League but also the beginning of the all-new UEFA Europa Conference League. Let us take a look at which brands dominate the first, second, and third levels of European football, with the help of great infographics by Planeta Fobal.

2021-2022 UEFA Champions League Kit Battle

The 21-22 UEFA Champions League kit battle is quite clearly lead by Nike, ahead of Adidas and Puma.

Nike clearly leads in the Champions League

Nike makes 13 of the 32 teams (40.6%). Adidas comes second with 8 teams, Puma comes third with 5 teams. 6 teams have other suppliers.

2021-2022 UEFA Europa League Brand Battle

In the 2021-22 Europa League season, Adidas and Nike supply exactly half of the 32 teams, with both brands making the kits for 8 clubs.

Puma comes third with four teams. Macron has 3 teams, while Kappa, Jako, and Hummel have 2.EA7 (Emporio Armani Sports Company), Castore, and Umbro have one team under contract, respectively.

2021-2022 UEFA Europa Conference League Brand Battle

The new Conference League sees a heavy dominance of Adidas and Nike - Adidas supplies 10 clubs, Nike 9 clubs, while Puma has three teams. Nine "small" brands offer great brand diversity in the new UEFA competition.

2021-2022 UEFA Brand Battles - Overall

Overall, the dominance of Adidas, Nike, and Puma in the three UEFA club competitions is remarkable.

Nike has more teams than all "small" brands combined

Of the 96 teams qualified, 68 have kits from Adidas, Nike, and Puma (70.8%), while 28 have kits of other brands (29,2%).

Nike has more teams than all "small brands" combined - 30 vs 28. Adidas has 26 teams, Puma has 12 teams.

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