Japan Football Association(JFA) was found in 1921, and Japan national team was also formed this year. Thus, 2021 is the year when the JFA is found 100 years. Loyal fans will not miss the anniversary to collect some classic shirts they like best.
Japan national team is operated by Japan Football Association and is one of the most successful teams in Asia, which has qualified for the last six consecutive FIFA World Cups. Besides, it is the only team from outside the Americas to participate in the Copa América, having been invited in 1999 and 2011.
1996 Japan football shirt’s left and right sleeves separately have big flame pattern, which symbolizes Aryaacalanatha, a wisdom king of Buddhism. Three big brands Adidas, Puma and Asics all provide sports equipment for Japan national team.
It was a miracle that players of Japan national team, wearing 1996 Japan football shirt, defeated Brazil team at the Atlanta Olympics. In the fierce competition with South Korea team and Iran team, Japan team eventually had entered the final of World Cup for the first time.
Japan Home Retro Shirt 1998 is particularly memorable. The flame pattern on left and right sleeve becomes smaller than 1996 Japan football shirt’s. It has a retro white collar that makes a contrast with main color,blue. There is the logo of the JFA on the left.
Adidas, Puma and Asics have produced the shirt. In 1998 FIFA World Cup, Japan national team finally chose Asics, a Japan brand, as its partner.