Last week, Mundo Deportivo reported that Atletico’s 2011/12 kit would be formally presented on the 21st of June. Obviously, that was not the case, and rumours in Spain hinted that the presentation date had been pushed back to early next week. This design was found in the Señales de Humo forum, and seems to fit the description given by Atleti officials last week claiming the new model would honour the club’s history.
Atlético’s kits for the 2011/12 campaign are set to be formally unveiled on Tuesday, the 21st of June. For months now, several sources in the Spanish media have claimed that a design based on Barcelona’s official jersey for next season is going to be Atleti’s shirt next year. Atlético officials however, have denied those reports.
Several reports in some major Spanish newspapers claim that Dutch wesbite www.footballshirtculture.com has revealed Atlético’s kit for the 2011/12 season. There is only one small problem with that claim: it’s completely false.
Nothing signals the start of a new season quite like the launch of a new home kit. And on Thursday, Atlético Madrid launched the strip that our players will be wearing for the upcoming campaign. Featuring the traditional red and white stripes (yes, they’re still there, breath a sigh of relief for anyone fearing a