My favourite football shirt – Angelo Trofa

We caught up with football shirt designer, illustrator and author of Football Shirt Concepts, Angelo Trofa to talk; wearing Italy football shirts for a month straight, Cameroon sleeveless tops and Vieri signing for Inter Milan.

What was your first football shirt?

Italy, Nike, 1998 football shirt
1998 Italia Nike jersey from the World Cup – I think I wore it for a month straight

What is your favourite football shirt?

There’s so many, the 2002 Kappa Kombat shirt for Italy was a favourite as it felt like a game changer. The France Marinere away – UNAM Puma’s have had some amazing ones. But I’ll go with Cameroon’s sleeveless design from 2002, really blew me away when I saw it, and I guess it’s still the most unique shirt to have been attempted to be worn at a world cup!

Cameroon, Puma 2002 vest shirt

Cameroon, Puma, 2002 football shirt

What is your favourite ever goal?

My favourite player ever is Christian Vieri, so I was the happiest kid alive when he moved to Inter. His goal against Parma in 1999 will always be my favourite, such a cracker!



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