The World Soccer Shop has teamed with Renzo Cardoni to create limited-edition 2018 national team jerseys to mark the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
The jerseys feature hand-stitched snakeskin and feature Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal), Hirving Lozano (Mexico), James Rodriguez (Colombia), Javier Hernández “Chicharito” (Mexico), Lionel Messi (Argentina), Luka Modric (Croatia) and Neymar Jr (Brazil). That’s Messi’s pictured above and Modric’s below.
Renzo Cardoni, from Detroit, is a luxury sportswear designer who specialised in exotic skins and rare fabrics. He has previously collaborated with brands like Mitchell & Ness, Highsnobiety and Barneys New York. as well as with celebrities including 21 Savage, Antonio Brown, Donovan Mitchell, Fabolous, Odell Beckham and Khloe Kardashian.
The jerseys went on sale this week, exclusively online at the World Soccer Shop, for US$500.
“This collection has been in the works for some time and I’m excited to finally be able to share it with the soccer community. It’s a massive opportunity to connect the larger world of sportswear culture and the world’s biggest sporting event,” said Tyler Clardy, director of marketing & licensing at World Soccer Shop.