Sales of football gear derive a large amount of the profits football clubs make. International tournaments like the World Cup and the European Championship give national teams a chance to boost their merchandise sales as well.
With the Euro 2012 fast approaching, national team shirt sales have challenged club shirt sales. It only happens once every two years; the rest of the year, fans are busy buying shirts of their favorite clubs and players.
Christmas might change the following list all-together but for now, here are the best selling football gear:
Spain’s Euro 2012 Home Shirt
Reigning European and world champions, Spain will wear the adidas manufactured red shirt with yellow details. The Spanish national team’s crest will proudly display a golden star above it.
Click here to buy Spain’s Euro 2012 home shirt.
Germany’s Euro 2012 Home Shirt
Germany was unlucky to have run into the eventual winners in the World Cup and in Euro 2008 and will be looking to turn the tide of the Spaniards in 2012. They’ll wear an elegant white shirt with black, red and yellow details; the shirt is manufactured by adidas.
Click here to buy Germany’s Euro 2012 home shirt.
2011-12 Chelsea Home Shirt
Last season, Chelsea was on top of the English Premier League around this time but they couldn’t keep it up until the end. Currently they’re struggling to regain form under Andre Villas Boas. They are wearing the dual-shaded blue adidas shirt with white details.
Click here to buy 2011-12 Chelsea home shirt.
2011-12 Manchester City Home Shirt
Sheikh Mansour’s millions have seen Roberto Mancini and his men shoot to the top of the England’s top league. Manchester City are currently sitting five points clear of their fierce local rivals. City are wearing Umbro manufactured light blue shirts with white collar.
Click here to buy 2011-12 Man City home shirt.
2011-12 Liverpool Home Shirt
Liverpool have finally found their lost touch under Kenny Dalglish’s management. Steven Gerrard and Lucas’ injuries might hamper their midfield for the remainder of the season but their confidence is high. The Reds wear adidas manufactured red shirt with white details.
Click here to buy 2011-12 Liverpool home shirt.
2011-12 Real Madrid Home Shirt
Real Madrid has made Man City look poor with their expenditures in the last couple of years. Some of the biggest names of the world of football now wear the esteemed white Galacticos shirt. The adidas manufactured shirt also features gold details.
Click here to buy 2011-12 R. Madrid home shit.
2011-12 Barcelona Home Shirt
Pep Guardiola has taken Barcelona to new heights. It is only this season where Barca actually feels like a human team. Nike has given the Catalan giants thinner stripes this season. Qatar Foundation is the new sponsor up front as UNICEF has been moved to the back of the shirt.
Click here to buy 2011-12 Barcelona home shirt.
2011-12 Manchester United Home Shirt
Manchester United is going through a tough time as Alex Ferguson is finding it hard to keep up with City without splashing the cash. United are only five points behind them but if Spurs is to win, they’ll over-take the Red Devils. Utd are wearing Nike manufactured red shirts with a black and white collar.
Click here to buy buy 2011-12 Man Utd home shirt.
2011-12 Arsenal Home Shirt
Arsenal have now gone unbeaten in the last six Premier League games, drawing only against Fulham last weekend. A defeat against Man City in the Carling Cup might deflate Arsene Wenger’s men as they will head to the Etihad Stadium in a couple of weeks’ time. Arsenal are wearing their 125 year anniversary kit; manufactured by Nike.
Click here to buy 2011-12 Arsenal home shirt.
2011-12 Tottenham Home Shirt
Tottenham are only two points behind Man United with one game in hand. If Spurs are to win that game, they will be right behind league leaders Man City, only four point apart. They’re wearing Puma manufactured plain white shirt.
Click here to buy 2011-12 Tottenham home shirt.