Barcelona Wear 'Old' Senyera Kit - Iridescent 21-22 Away Kit Banned By UEFA?

Update: In yesterday's UEFA Champions League match away against Bayern, FC Barcelona again wore their 2019-2020 Senyera fourth kit, just as they did on the first matchday against Benfica.

In fact, it seems likely that FC Barcelona have to modify their lilac 2021-22 away kit if they want to wear it in UEFA competitions as it needs to comply with UEFA equipment regulations. The shirt features iridescent logos, which is prohibited by UEFA.

Barcelona will continue in the new Round of 16 UEFA Europa League play-offs. It will be interesting to see if Barcelona will wear their 2021-22 away jersey in a UEFA competition at all.

Barcelona To Wear 'Old' Senyera Kit Vs Benfica

FC Barcelona will certainly wear an old yet well-known kit in the Champions League match away against Benfica tomorrow night.

As spotted by kit expert @hendocfc, the FC Barcelona squad graphic for the match against Benfica features the design of Barcelona's Senyera kit, which was launched in early 2020.

For the 2021-22 season, Barcelona did launch "two" home kits (La Liga + Champions League) and a purple away jersey. Both are not optimal in terms of contrast against Benfica's red home kit.

What is pretty odd is that Barcelona's Senyera kit was apparently not registered with UEFA at the start of the season.

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