The Nigeria World Cup kit for the 2018 tournament in Russia has been rated as the best kit beating the likes of jerseys worn by European clubs such as Barcelona, Real Madrid, Juventus, PSG and Arsenal.
The Nigeria World Cup kit, placed side-by-side with some of the best kits worn by some of the best clubs in Europe, easily outshone the others reestablishing its popularity among lovers of the beautiful game as many readers voted the jersey as the best in the last 10 years.
The Nigeria World Cup kit broke the record for pre-ordered jerseys with three million people queuing to grab a piece of it, long before the first ball was kicked at the Mundial.
It was simply the most talked about outfit at the global event as its unique retro features, which included a lime green and white zigzag pattern, stole the hearts of fashionistas and sports enthusiasts alike, Nigerian or not.
The jersey, designed by Nike and sold at a cost of about $90, created such an unprecedented buzz that its storm is still sweeping the social media space more than 18 months after it was released.