Jonathan David Protests Against Nike Not Releasing New Canada 2022 World Cup Kits
Canadian striker Jonathan David is not happy with Nike not releasing new Canada kits for the 2022 World Cup.
Jonathan David scored 20 goals in 30 matches for Canada
Jonathan David Covers Swoosh In Celebration
After scoring a goal in the friendly against Qatar, Jonathan David covered the Swoosh in his goal celebration to protest against Nike, the supplier of the Canadian National Team. The reason is simple. Canada will be the only nation at the 2022 World Cup that will not be sporting a brand new kit.
Jonathan David is not the only Canadian player unhappy with Nike. "I’m not a fan of it, to be honest," Canada defender Sam Adekugbe said earlier this month.
Jonathan David is sponsored by Adidas
It has to be noted that Jonathan David is sponsored by Nike's rival Adidas. Jonathan David is currently wearing the Adidas F50 Adizero IV Leather football boots, and also wore Adidas gloves
Nike say that the reason for Canada to get no new kit is that Canada are "on a different kit development cycle".
The Lille striker found the back of the net against Qatar - his 20th goal in 30 games.
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