Uni Review: U.S. National Soccer Team Edition

Kenny Stills, Wide Receiver / Miami Dolphins - The Players' Tribune

At the intersection of sports and fashion, few things have garnered attention and conversation quite like USA Soccer’s jersey designs. This year’s were no exception. With the Women’s World Cup in full swing, we asked Dolphins wide receiver and avid U.S. soccer fan Kenny Stills to review the last 10 kits from both the Men’s and Women’s sides. Take it away, Kenny.

Soccer: Women's World Cup-United States at Australia

1. 2015 World Cup (Home): This jersey looks like pure snow. Clean, simple, pure.


SOCCER: JUN 12 FIFA Women's World Cup - Group D - USA v Sweden

2.  2015 World Cup (Away): This one reminds me of a Smurf, or a blue bubblegum snow cone.


Soccer 2014: Nigeria vs USA JUN 07

3. 2014 World Cup (Home): This one’s just classic. Again, simple and clean.


APTOPIX Brazil Soccer WCup Ghana US

4. 2014 World Cup (Away): Bomb Pop — you know, like the kind you’d get from an ice cream truck?


Megan Rapinoe

5. 2012 Olympics (Home): Where’s Waldo? Easy.


London Olympics Soccer Women

6. 2012 Olympics (Away): Looks like the ladies were trying out some color blocking.


South Africa Soccer WCup US Ghana

7. 2010 World Cup (Home): I see where they were going with a diagonal design — but with the all-white. Clean cut.


South Africa Soccer WCup Slovenia USA

8. 2010 World Cup (Away): I call this one “sash.” Very Miss America.


Abby Wambach

9. 2011 World Cup (Home): Looks like she has some Beats headphones coming down her jersey.


Germany Soccer WWCup Brazil USA

10. 2011 World Cup (Away): To me, this one looks the most regal.

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