“I’m not sure I’d ever wear one of those,” says New York-based fashion designer Alexi Csokas.
“I’d probably wear something that’s not as flashy and a little more casual.”
Csokis’ collection features players like Abby Wambach and Karim Benzema, but she wants to keep things more casual, like the shirts worn by players like Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.
She’s a big fan of the style of the early years of soccer, when players were more aggressive and direct.
“You don’t have to be that aggressive in the early days, because it’s easier to get through,” Csokinas says.
“We can get a bit more direct now.”
In this photo provided by Chelsea FC, Chelsea’s new forward Eden Hazard wears a shirt that features a red-and-black graphic on the front.
(Photo: Getty Images)In the mid-1990s, a new generation of soccer players emerged from Brazil.
In the U.S., the trend was more focused on the United States, Canada, Germany, Spain and England, but in the past decade, it’s become more common to see players from other countries wearing a similar look.
“People have been wearing the same look for a while now, and that trend has really caught on,” Cisokas says, “and it’s not necessarily a bad thing.”
The best soccer players of all time, who have worn shirts like this.
(Credit: Chelsea FC)That trend has inspired designers like Csoky, who’s also a fan of soccer’s new generation, to create a new collection of soccer shirts.
Csoko says her aim is to create shirts that are not only stylish, but also feature a new style of soccer player.
“It’s more like a sport shirt, and a more casual soccer shirt,” she says.
The team at Chelsea is trying to create the kind of shirts that players would wear when they play soccer in their own country.
Csokinis says she’s not trying to be the next Adidas.
She says her focus is on creating the shirts that can be worn in the United Kingdom.
She is trying something different.
“In England, there’s a lot of soccer culture, so the team has been working with Adidas for a long time to create something that would be good for people to wear,” Cokis says.
Chelsea has worn the shirt before, but this time, they’re trying something a little bit more modern.
“They’re wearing it with a modern design, and I think that’s what they’re really looking for,” Csiokas said.
The team is also planning to wear the shirts in the U-20 World Cup, which kicks off on June 9.
“The U-21s are going to wear a shirt with a little gold stripe on the back,” Cskias says of the team.
“That’s going to be their traditional soccer shirt.”
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