Banned By Serie A - Napoli Release Kit With Each Player's Face - 36 Kits in Total
Update: With the launch of the special-edition "Face Game" jerseys, Napoli have brought the number of different player kits to nine. If you also count the European shirts, the goalkeeper kits, and the "Face Game" jerseys individually, Napoli are selling 36 different kits - @TheShirtUnion have created a nice infographic featuring all Napoli 2022-2023 kits.
There is some disgusting kit news out of Italy as SSC Napoli, the Italian champions, have unveiled jerseys with the face of each player on them....
There had been rumors that each Napoli player was to have their own individualized kit, but this was banned by Serie A. Instead, the club now debuted the kits during their Scudetto celebrations and also made them available to buy.
Kit rules forbid players to have different kits from each other
Napoli have not had a regular kit maker since last season but EA7 Emporio Armani, which have allowed them to create many special edition kits. President Aurelio De Laurentiis wanted to design a completely different shirt for each player with their image on the front, but this was not possible because of Lega Serie A and UEFA's kit rules.
Napoli 22-23 Face Game Kit
This is the Napoli 2022-2023 Face Game shirt, made by EA7.
The EA7 Napoli 2022-2023 Face Game football shirt is based on the regular 22-23 home the EA7 Napoli 22-23 Face Game jersey with a "twist". It comes with a collage of and the signature of each player, respectively.
The price of 150 Euro is hefty
The idea seems more like a cheap knockoff t-shirt than an official football kit sold by a club for a hefty price of 150 Euros.
The idea seems more like a cheap knockoff t-shirt
The EA7 Napoli 2022-23 Face Game football shirt is not allowed to be worn in any competition, luckily. Kit rules say that each player "must wear the same shirt".
Have they gone too far now? What's your verdict on SSC Napoli's Face Game shirt? Comment below.