Sporting CP president Frederico Varandas revealed on Friday that the new Sporting CP jersey, a tribute to its most famous player, Cristiano Ronaldo, has become the best-selling jersey in the Lisbon club’s history.
During his participation in the Think Football Summit in Porto these days, Varandas confirmed the kit’s popularity and it would be a “strategic mistake” for Sporting CP not to capitalize on “the best kit so far” .
“Let’s not be stupid or blind, it would be a strategic mistake if we didn’t leverage our best product yet, and T-shirts are an example of that,” he said.
In addition to the dress, the green and white club also named its sports city after Cristiano in recognition of Cristiano, which, according to the “Lions” president, was done out of “justice” because he “could be The best Portuguese player” the best in history. “
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“I want kids who come into the academy to feel like they can be Ronaldo. “It’s fair to Ronaldo and to Sporting Lisbon,” he said.
Sporting CP launched the kit last August not only as a tribute to Cristiano, but also to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its home stadium, the Alvalade Stadium in Lisbon.
The “CR7” logo is printed on the front of the jersey, the sleeves are gold, and the torso is dark green, alluding to the jersey worn by the “Lions” against Manchester United in the home game opener on August 6, 2003.
The stunning performance of young Cristiano, who was only 18 at the time, was the highlight of Sporting CP’s 3-1 win, wowing legendary coach Alex Ferguson, who brought him to the Old Trafford Stadium a few days later, on the 12th. Trafford.
According to information from EFE.
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