English soccer powerhouses Manchester Metropolis are marking the upcoming Lunar New Yr with a brand new package and attire assortment celebrating the Yr of the Wooden Dragon.
Metropolis and their package producer Puma unveiled the gathering on their web site and social media channels on Thursday, January 18. The centerpiece is the jersey, which is white and options tonal “hand-drawn, wood-carved illustrations that artfully intertwine the energy of the Wooden Dragon with the architectural splendour of [Etihad Stadium’s] iconic turrets” on the entrance and sleeves. The Metropolis crest, the Puma brand and the brand of sponsor Etihad Airways seem on the entrance of the shirt in one-color black.
It’s greater than a jersey; it’s an emblem of progress, success, and auspicious beginnings, igniting a ardour for Cityzens in all places.
On the again collar, a white dragon is wrapped across the Manchester Metropolis crest. The again of the jersey is stable white to permit for title and quantity legibility
Manchester Metropolis’s ladies’s staff will put on the Yr of the Wooden Dragons kits once they tackle Manchester United of their Continental Cup group stage match on Wednesday, January 24. No point out was made on when the boys’s staff may don the kits, however they could be used as pre-match tops for video games main as much as the Lunar New Yr.
To go together with the shirt, Metropolis have additionally created a bespoke font for printing names and numbers on the again. It’s impressed with the Wooden Dragon and solely obtainable by Metropolis’s staff shops and on-line store.
Together with the jersey, Metropolis additionally launched a T-shirt, jacket and observe pants as a part of the Yr of the Wooden Dragon assortment. The shirt and jacket additionally characteristic the Metropolis crest with the dragon wrapped round it.
The Lunar New Yr is arising on Saturday, February 10. The Chinese language zodiac calendar not solely comprises 12 animals, but in addition 5 components — wooden, hearth, earth, steel and water — which mix to outline the important thing traits of these born in that yr.
In accordance with the web site of Bendigo Joss House Temple, a Chinese language temple in Australia, these born in 2024 are believed to be fortunate, versatile, eccentric, imaginative, creative, religious and charismatic due to the dragon, in addition to being exceptionally gifted, idealists and planners due to the wooden ingredient.