Footage reveals Argentina’s new kit being produced after the country’s World Cup glory in Qatar… as the Argentine FA shows off the jersey’s fresh emblem with THREE stars on social media
Footage has emerged of Argentina’s new shirt being printed less than a day after the country’s World Cup triumph against France, with the jersey boasting a third star above the nation’s badge.
Stars are used by international sides to show the number of World Cups they have won during their history, and Argentina are set to sport a new emblem after claiming the illustrious trophy in Qatar.
The Argentine Football Association posted an image of the nation’s new badge on social media on Sunday, showing off the country’s successes in 1978, 1986 and 2022.
Argentina won the third World Cup in their history with a 4-2 win on penalties against France
The Argentine FA took to social media to show off the country’s new badge with three stars
England have one star above their crest having won the World Cup once in 1966, while France remain on two stars following Sunday’s defeat.
No nation boasts more stars above their badge than Brazil, who have won the tournament five times in 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994, and 2002, while Italy and Germany have four stars each.
First-half goals from Lionel Messi and Angel di Maria handed Argentina a 2-0 advantage at the break, in what emerged a dismal first 45 minutes for Les Bleus.
Diego Maradona won the illustrious trophy in 1986, which represents Argentina’s second star
During the closing stages of the second half, France netted twice in 95 seconds through Kylian Mbappe to level the contest and force extra time, which ended with the score at 3-3.
The enthralling final ended with Argentina triumphing 4-2 on penalties, earning the South American country their first World Cup title in 36 years.
Argentina will aim to win their fourth star and level Italy and Germany at the next World Cup in 2026, which is being hosted by Canada, Mexico, and the United States.