Venezia FC have returned to the top flight of Italian football for the first time in almost 20 years. Suffering from financial difficulties, the club technically exited professional football by being relegated to Serie D, fourth in the pyramid of Italian associations. And for their first season back in Serie A, Venezia FC will have the best jerseys in the league.
Kappa has unveiled his Venezia FC home shirt, a striking black shirt with the famous stars of St. Mark’s Basilica arranged in a ‘V’ shape. A light texture on the base of the shirt is inspired by the Venetian walls near the lagoons around Venice, while the gold is a nod to the city’s historic churches and art. As well as the usual placement on the chest, the iconic Kappa logo is also repeated on the shoulders while the club name replaces that of a shirt sponsor.
The jersey harkens back to the form’s heyday of the 90s, when Kappa was responsible for some of the best jerseys in the game. Appreciation for the retro aesthetic is so strong that Venezia FC once sold the jersey via the club’s website. club – but trust you will have more chances to face during the season.
Venice has has been To kill him – While a return to top-flight football brings new eyes to the club, Venezia FC already have a solid track record for their uniforms. In the 2020-21 season, his last with Nike, the club rocked orange, green and black stripes on their home and away kits.
This and last year’s kits were designed by Fly Nowhere, a design agency that is also responsible for dazzling shirts within Fifa and manufactured on a smaller scale for some of Europe’s top clubs. And the away kit he produced for Venezia FC, which was just unveiled today, is perhaps even better than his hometown counterpart.
A cream-colored shirt is covered in a triangular pattern with a gradient that transitions horizontally from orange to black to green. This shirt isn’t sold out yet, and if you’re as fascinated as we are, you better head to the Italian club store before it inevitably sells out too.