The New Flamengo Jersey Bears Red Forest Silhouettes

 - Aug 29, 2014
References: kolenik & gizmodo
The third-choice Flamengo jersey worn by the famous Brazilian soccer team's players this season bears a design inspired by the Acalypha wilkesiana plant, affectionately nicknamed the 'Flamengueira' by Flamengo and their kit sponsors Adidas.

This Flamengo jersey bears red graphics inspired by the leaves and trees that marks Brazil's forests and woodlands During the launch of the jersey, children from Flamengo's little league training centers around the city of Rio de Janeiro will plant saplings the Gavea neighborhood that is home to the red-and-black team.

The innovative action of getting children to plant saplings is highlighted by Adidas as being a highlight of the partnership between the sportswear giant and the storied Brazilian soccer team. Meanwhile, Flamengo's fans will hope that this eye-catching yet well-designed jersey inspires their players to do incredible things on the field.