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Barcelona launch daring new kit...and the internet reacts

FC Barcelona president Joan Laporta oversaw the Camp Nou launch of the 2021/22 season home kit with the unveiling drawing a barrage of online comments.

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Barcelona launch daring new kit...and the internet reacts
Gorka Leiza DIARIO AS

FC Barcelona launched their new 2021/22 home kit (manufactured by Nike) at Camp Nou last night with the new jersey and the daring half and half shorts leaving no-one indifferent.

The Oregon based sportswear giant claim that the new FC Barcelona home kit brings "a fresh perspective to Blaugrana identity, featuring a design with a re-imagined stripe layout and material made of 100 percent recycled polyester fabric".

Barça kit social media reaction

Internet users were far from shy in making the feelings clear about the shirt with those praising the effort drowned out be detractors with some of the comments ranging from: "what joker designed this?", "was this designed by a 5-year-old?", "the worst ever" and "one of the ugliest efforts in some time".

The new kit gets a limited release on 16 June before going on general sale globally on 21 June.