USWNT's 2019 Women's World Cup kits celebrate iconic 1999 victory

USWNT's 2019 Women's World Cup kits celebrate iconic 1999 victory

The home kit, as expected, features a clean white base with red trim on the sleeves, while the crimson red away kit features subtle detailing of roses.

The secondary red kit will be paired with blue socks and blue numbers and letters. Rendered in a dark red crush, a unique darker shade exclusively for the women's team, the kit incorporates the St. George's Cross on the shirt and a tonal crest unique to the Lionesses.

"I'm a huge fan of this kit", said midfielder and 2015 World Cup heroine Carli Lloyd.

The kit, made by Nike, was launched on Monday, and it is a thing of beauty.

The England forward Fran Kirby said: "It is great to see kits designed specifically with us in mind".

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Host country France will have an interesting away kit that features a hexadot pattern to pay tribute to the country's informal nickname (l'hexagone) and the dotted styles of French fashion. Everything about it is ideal. In addition to the women's-specific advanced tech, the new kits are also touted as being environmentally friendly. I don't have any qualms (about sharing kit with the men) - we're the same nation and we share the same kit - but I just think it's a nice little touch that this World Cup, we do have our own kit.

Nike has become the latest global brand to show its support for UEFA Women's Football by becoming the official match ball supplier for competitions including the UEFA Women's Champions League and UEFA Women's EURO 2021 and an official partner of the Together #WePlayStrong campaign.

The Road to France Series comprises four home matches in the build-up to the World Cup.

'We have gone close a couple of times now and the response has been fantastic, ' said captain Steph Houghton.

"It feels like there is genuine momentum behind the team, bigger and bigger with each major tournament we play, and another successful summer can really help push women's football to the next level".

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