At 3rd Degree, we’re just a bunch of kit nerds so naturally now that MLS Cup is over it’s time to start talking about the new 2020 FC Dallas kits!
With Euro 2020 and Copa America on the horizon – and the oh so endearing way the Champions League means that teams have to have multiple training kits to make even more money – we’re starting to get a glimpse of what adidas are offering next year. If you scroll down far enough, we’ll even see how those may look for FC Dallas.
The brand with the three stripes will introduce two new jersey templates this year as they constantly bring in new versions under the same names. The Condivo 18, which North Texas SC wore this year and became notorious for the absurd number of teams that used it, is replaced by the Condivo 20. This is going to be the primary style used in 2020, with the Regista 20 template as the alternate.
There is a far plainer third style, which takes elements of both jerseys but lacks some of the design in the cut of the fabric compared to the two templates. Since MLS is adidas North America’s baby, I wouldn’t envisage seeing that used too much.
Condivo 20 is set to be used by the likes of Spain, Argentina, Colombia, and Sweden. Its distinctive feature is a wide V-neck and a shoulder panel that goes as far down as the bottom of the collar. The default pattern is a camo-like brushstroke on the front and back that we can see on the Colombia jersey below.
Regista 20 will be used by Germany and Japan among others. The design features both round and V-neck collars, but the feature that sticks out is the back. The main design is contrasted with a plain back panel that features a unique cut to the back of the neck. The stripes that run down the side are no longer armpit to hem, they’ve been shortened to match the new look shorts – Now there’s an authentic and replica set of shorts for national teams because $$$.
Anyway, here’s Japan’s new eyesore of a jersey!
So let’s take a way-too-early-to-predict look at how FC Dallas could look next season. You can right click and open any image in new tab to check out the full 4000 x 5500px image.
Both are following the basics. I just wanted to demonstrate that rather than predicting anything, so all-red for now. The standard pattern for Condivo 20 that we saw earlier, and a brush stroke hoop for the Regista 20.
Goalkeepers are getting a more toned-down look from 2019’s bright camo design. Goalkeeper kits will be a single color with a brushstroke effect panel running up the sides of the jersey and under the sleeves. The colors include purple/green, coral/black, gray/turquoise, and green/black.
In the training wear, like the kits themselves, adidas is making budget cuts to the length of the stripes. Most of adidas’ bigger European teams are already utilizing the 2020 designs as part of their slightly greedy approach to training sets where teams get two ‘international’ sets as well as their everyday training wear.
We know FC Dallas will likely just get the red/blue pregame and gray/black training kits. Since that’s next-level kit nerding, that’s in a slideshow so you don’t have to scroll past too much if you’re not interested. We won’t even take offense!