France Team at the Euro 2016

The 2016 UEFA European Men’s Football Championship, officially named UEFA Euro 2016, is the fifteenth edition of the European Football Championship, organized by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) and bringing together the best European men’s teams. . It takes place in France from June 10 to July 10, 2016. The opening and closing matches of the tournament are played at the Stade de France (Saint-Denis).

During Euro 2016, the France team wears a jersey made by the Nike equipment manufacturer. The home shirt has two shades of blue, with a darker tone on the sleeves than the color on the rest of the outfit. The outer jersey is more original, taking the colors of the national flag, with the torso in white and the sleeves in blue and red. In the match against Switzerland, a scandal breaks out because the Team of France does not play with the official outdoor jersey. Indeed, supporters blame seeing a shirt with shoulders in black while those they bought had a blue shoulder and the other red.

Here are the images on the France home jersey 2016, use Aeroswift technology, the new patented Nike technology that absorbs sweat quickly. The person in the picture is Raphaël Varane.

And the most visible of these elements is this difference of shade between the torso and the sleeves. Graphically realized by the appearance of fine navy blue stripes on the sleeves and the back of the collar, the contrast is made totally with the torso which turns blue again unlike the jersey that the French team wore since the World Cup 2014. The other element is the navy blue band on the flanks, the lapels of the sleeves but also the back of the collar.

A collar that also reveals details full of symbol since inside appears a hexagon in tribute to the geography of our country in which is written the words “Our differences unite us”. On the two sleeves, the American equipment manufacturer has chosen to pass messages as on all Nike jerseys and this is how we discover the mentions “Pride” and “Blue” on the left and right sleeves.

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Raphaël Varane, born April 25, 1993 in Lille, is a French international football player, playing the central defender who is currently playing in Liga Real Madrid. With the France team, he participated in the 2014 World Cup.

With his training club RC Lens, he is vice-champion of France under the age of seventeen in 2009.

Raphaël Varane wins with Real Madrid the Champions League in 2014 and 2017 but does not play the final of 2016 being injured, the championship of Spain in 2012 and 2017, the King’s Cup in 2014 and three UEFA Supercup in 2014, 2016 and 2017 as well as the Spanish Supercup the same year. He also wins the 2014, 2016 and 2017 Club World Cups. With the Madrid club, he also won the World Football Challenge trophy in 2011 and 2012 and the Santiago Bernabéu trophy in 2011 and 2012, two friendly competitions.

On an individual basis, he is nominated to join FIFA / FIFPro World XI in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.