Home Football USMNT’s Pulisic stars in stripes as AC Milan unveil new kit

USMNT’s Pulisic stars in stripes as AC Milan unveil new kit


AC Milan have released their new home kit for the 2024-25 season and the purists out there will be heartened to learn that the Serie A giants have returned to their roots with an instant classic.

Celebrating all that is “Rossoneri” (red and black) to coincide with what will be the club’s 125th season, the new jersey is a timelessly stylish design.

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Having dabbled in more experimental patterns in recent years, with varying degrees of success, the traditional bold red-and-black stripes are presented in pure, unspoiled form.

The shirt is finished off with simple white collars and cuffs and a plain white panel tucked underneath the arms.

There is also a golden anniversary script logo applied to the rear of the neck and a matching decal inside the collar that heeds Milan’s original inception as a “social club institution” back in 1899.

One extra adornment on the shirt is a subtle linear pattern printed within those stripes which, according to manufacturer Puma, mimics the genome sequence found within strands of human DNA and hence represents how deeply Milan fans care about the club, and vice versa.

The jersey is modelled by Milan stars including Christian Pulisic, who has found a home at Milan since arriving from Chelsea last summer. The United States men’s national team forward has enjoyed an impressive return to form in his first season at San Siro with 15 goals and eight assists in all competitions.

Pulisic’s 12 league goals set a new career-high total for a season, the first time he has hit double-figures in a league campaign. The 25-year-old also overtook his USMNT teammate Weston McKennie to become Serie A’s highest-scoring American player in a single season.

All things considered, Pulisic should be in fine fettle when the USMNT’s Copa América campaign gets underway on home soil next month.

Pulisic and his Milan teammates will debut the new kit at San Siro on Saturday when they host Salernitana in their final Serie A match of the season.

Molto bene!

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