REAL MADRID

When Real Madrid wore black socks - evolution of their kits through the years

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Real Madrid in the halcyon days of 1902. A white shirt with a purple stripe and black shorts.The stripe disappeared in 1905 while the black socks were standard until 1954.

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Real Madrid in an undated photo from the start of the 20th Century.

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Real Madrid in 1917. All white with black socks.

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Mengotti wearing the Real Madrid shirt from 1921.

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In 1925 Madrid returned to wearing black shorts. The change was brought about as a nod to Brazilian side, Corinthians.

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Molowny in 1926.

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At the start of the 1950s, the kit underwent a series of changes while maintaining the white jersey and shorts.

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The 1960/1961 classic Real Madrid kit - all white with a round collar.

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The 1961/1962 kit featured a V-neck collar.

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In 1981, Adidas struck a deal with Real Madrid to supply the team's kits. In the first season,the kit didn't feature any puiblicity but that changed the following season when electrodomestic firm Zanussi became the first company to appear on advertising on Madrid's kits. The sponsorship deal lasted until 1986.

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Madrid changed shirt sponsors and manufacturers in 1986. Hummel took over from Adidas and Parmalat from Zanussi.

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In 89/90, Reny Picot became Madrid's shirt sponsors but otherwise the shirt remained as before - white with purple trimming.

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The fabled 'Otaysa' shirt from 1990. The sponsorship contract was for two years. The stripes on the sleeves disappeared and the collar was subjected to changes.

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Electrodomestical company Teka struck an eight-year shirt sponsorship deal with Real Madrid from 1992. During that time Hummel, Kelme and Adidas were kit suppliers. With Kelme, Madrid won the'Séptima', with Adidas, the Intercontinental Cup and 'Octava'.

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The 2001/2002 shirt.

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Fernando Hierro shown modelling the all-white, publicity-free centenary shirt in 2002.

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The 2003/2004 home, away and third kits.

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Home, away amnd third kit for the 2004/2005 season.

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Siemens dropped the 'mobile' from the kit for the 2005/2006 season.

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BenQ's ill-fated merger with Siemens made for changes to the 2006/2007 kit.

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Arjen Robben and Gabriel Heinze model the 2007/2008 kit with new sponsors, Bwin.

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The 2008/2009 home kit.

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The round collar returned for the 2009/2010 kit.

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Minimal changes for the 2010/2011 kit.

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Gold trimming on the 2011/2012 kit.

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In 2011/2012, Madrid's away kit was completely red - they wore red just once before - in 1970.

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V-neck and black trimmings for the 2012/2013 home kit

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The 2012/2013 season away strip.

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Emerald green was chosen for the 2012/2013 away strip.

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The 2013/2014 kit featured orange and black trimming.

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All orange for Madrid's away games in 2013/2014.

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Royal blue in 2013/2014.

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2014/15.

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Specially-commissioned for 2014/15 and designed by Japanese designer Yohji Yamamoto - all black with dragon imprint.

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Cerise? Coral? Hot pink? the 2014/15 third kit.

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The 2015-2016 kit.

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Second kit for 2016-2017 a return to the purple won used by Castilla.

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