WATCH: Mexico national team unveils new logo for uniforms ahead of FIFA World Cup 2022
The Mexican Football Federation has revealed a new logo that will be used as the new badge for the men’s and women’s national teams. Introduced alongside the new tagline, “Made of Mexico”, the new logo aims to bring Mexican football into the modern age while also adapting the image of their national team. A change of identity was necessary as Mexican football came under intense scrutiny late in time for unprofitable chants that contrasted with their play on the field.
The Mexican men’s national team was forced to play one of the Concacaf qualifying matches at home for the 2022 FIFA World Cup behind closed doors. But when the chants rang out, the Mexican Football Federation was fined about 110,000 USD and announced another ban on fans entering the stadium. Mexico will head to Jamaica on January 27 before home to Costa Rica on January 30 and Panama on February 2 – you can stream them live on Supreme +, your home for the majority of Concacaf qualifiers.
While the federation has resisted exhortations in the past, stronger action is needed to stamp them out, and that’s where the branding and identity change can help things to a certain extent. some degree. From the press release: “With this renewal, the FMF, through the national teams of Mexico, acknowledges its responsibility to tirelessly pursue the goals it has set and the pride to represent each one of them. Mexico, part of a resilient, competitive and committed nation.” This is a statement that demonstrates a commitment to cleaning everything off the pitch.
Looking at the logo, it brings together elements of sunstone, the Mexican flag along with Aztec and Mayan art as a nod to their heritage. It will also be part of a new uniform set to launch in mid-2022 as part of the team’s partnership with Adidas.
Mexico is currently in third place in the Concacaf World Cup Qualifiers after defeats to the United States and Canada. The top three teams will qualify for the World Cup in Qatar a year from now, while the fourth-placed team in Concacaf will face the winners of the OFC Finals – potentially New Zealand – in a one-match playoff to the World. Cup. Supreme + is home to 79 games (including away games for the USMNT) on its platform.
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