This Friday, April 27th, people all over the UK will be wearing don their favourite football shirt in support for the Bobby Moore Fund for Cancer Research UK.
Inspired by England legend Bobby Moore and his iconic exchange of shirts with Pele at the 1970 World Cup, this is your chance to do your bit for an important cause with a £5 donation to the Bobby Moore Fund, with funds going towards life-saving research into bowel cancer.
Ahead of this summer’s World Cup, loaded has teamed up with Cancer Research UK and Classic Football Shirts to bring you a little inspiration with 13 of the most iconic international kits.
The Reggae Boyz were one of the best things about France ’98.
From a time when England were capable of dumping Spain out of major tournaments.
The World Cup just won’t be the same without Team USA and their creative kits.
An absolute stunner of a Scotland kit, clearly created by someone on LSD.
The Super Eagles have delivered some great kits in the past, but this one often gets overlooked.
The hipsters’ choice when it comes to South American football shirts.
That collar setup makes this Les Bleus shirt a real thing of beauty.
This rarely-worn England away kit came during the Graham Taylor era but is well worth a revisit.
Holland have had many great kits, but this is the only one Dennis Bergkamp scored THAT goal in.
An undisputed World Cup classic.
Say what you want about the country, but the CCCP knew how to make a great kit.
This Italia ’90 classic remains the standard bearer for all Azzurri kits that have followed.
They may have heaped misery on England but Die Mannschaft do retro kits better than most.
From an era when Ronaldo was thin, Romario was class and goals celebrations were spontaneous.
To donate £5 to the Bobby Moore fund text BOBBY to 70200. Texts cost £5 plus 1 standard rate text. Cancer Research UK receives £4.89.**
Join the conversation on Twitter using @BobbyMooreFund #FootballShirtFriday or on the Facebook page at OfficialBobbyMooreFund. Visit footballshirtfriday.org for more information.
Classic Football Shirts will be offering supporters 20% off all shirts online in the week prior to Football Shirt Friday (Friday 20th – 27th April) with the discount code footballshirtfriday. They are also be holding an exhibition called ‘The Fabric of Football’, honouring the top 500 classic football shirts at Newspeak House, in Shoreditch, London from the 26th – 29th April.
All entry fees on Friday 27thApril will be donated to the Bobby Moore Fund for Cancer Research UK. For more information, visit classicfootballshirts.co.uk/fabricoffootball
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