Stade de Reims launch Real Madrid inspired third kit
The French side faced Real Madrid in one of the most talked about European Cup finals in 1959 played in Stuttgart.
French side Stade de Reims traveled to Rennes this afternoon in Ligue 1 wearing their new season third strip. The kit manufactured by French sports manufacturer Hungaria is all white and features a purple trim.
Stuttgart, un certain 3 juin 1959… En cette saison qui marque le 60ème anniversaire de la deuxième finale de @ChampionsLeague du #SDR, le club dédie son maillot "third" à son meilleur adversaire et éternel ami, le @realmadrid. Il sera étrenné à Rennes pour #SRFCSDR. #HalaMadrid pic.twitter.com/4UTR3Gyo4u— Stade de Reims (@StadeDeReims) October 26, 2018
Real Madrid ran out 2-0 winners on the night but the game cemented a unique relationship between both clubs.
The French club stated that the launch of the kit inspired by the colours of the Santiago Bernabeu side and in the launch claim that they: "dedicate its third kit to its biggest rival and eternal friend, Real Madrid'.