Juventus unveil new third kit made from recovered ocean plastics
Cristiano Ronaldo will again wear a kit made using plastic recovered from the oceans after Serie A champions Juventus announced they are to follow the lead of Manchester United and Real Madrid.
The predominantly grey third kit, which has yellow stripes down the sides, is produced by their technical sponsors Adidas in collaboration with Parley for the Oceans, a company with the aim of reducing pollution of and the amount of plastic waste in the sea by redesigning sportswear using innovative materials.
As the Italian club explained on their website, it "combines modern lines and colours with cutting edge technology, with an innovative glance at the environment."
From threat 🗑⚠️ into thread. 👕♻️— JuventusFC (@juventusfcen) July 18, 2018
Our new 3rd kit - made from @parleyxxx ocean plastic.
Let's protect the oceans together. 🌊 https://t.co/WszT6UKKWP@adidasfootball #HereToCreate #ForzaJuve pic.twitter.com/xA5WFjCPVK
The textile used to create the shirts -- Parley Ocean Plastic -- is recovered from the oceans.
Both United, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich have previously worn kits made of Parley Ocean Plastics.