Jersey #88 Green Yellow Sports Team Jersey Number 88 Long Sleeve T-Shirt
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Soccer federation president Gabriele Gravina adds, “Soccer’s credibility, which gets hurt and damaged by discriminatory behavior, has a direct reflection on Italian society. Prior to this, he had worn a shirt with the slogan "Boia chi molla", a phrase favored by fascists during Mussolini's reign. Therefore, along with providing the size stated in the label, we hand measure all our items to give you the exact measurements. This move by the Italian government aims to foster inclusivity and combat hate symbols within the sport, aligning with international efforts to promote tolerance and respect. In far-right, neo-Nazi circles, the number 88 refers to the eighth letter of the alphabet, H, with HH standing for “Heil Hitler.Germans would greet each other as well as Hitler’s statues with a stiff-armed salute and the words “Heil Hitler”. During his time playing for Parma, Buffon caused controversy when he chose the number 88 for his shirt, which some believed referenced HH or Heil Hitler. We are proud to offer full customisation, giving you the option to tweak our existing design, add any sponsor/club logos and mix and match colourways from our selection of 40 colours at no extra cost. The initiative, which is being coordinated between the Italian government and the Italian soccer federation, includes the addition of a code of ethics in accordance with the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance.
As a result of this ban, four Serie A players will be affected, including Toma Basic from Lazio and Mateusz Praszelik from Verona, both of whom are from Croatia and Poland, respectively. Premium Why Italy will ban number 88 on football shirts Italy's government has announced that it is banning football players from wearing the number 88 on their jerseys. In March 2023, a Lazio fan from Germany was seen wearing a jersey bearing the name "Hitlerson" and the number "88".And we can now announce that the 88 jersey has just officially teamed up with Ken Early as his official leisure wear partner for this year's Women's World Cup. Bans imposed by football associations are far rarer, though unusual numbers, such as ones having three digits or the number 0 have often been rejected by competitions. Finance is provided by PayPal Credit (a trading name of PayPal UK Ltd, Whittaker House, Whittaker Avenue, Richmond-Upon-Thames, Surrey, United Kingdom, TW9 1EH). Denoting a significant period for Manchester United between 1988 and 1990, this jersey represents the beginning of an extraordinary era of Sir Alex Ferguson and MUFC. Prominent players to have worn the shirt include Portugal and Benfica forward Goncalo Ramos, Croatian midfielders Mario Pasalic (Atalanta) and Toma Besic (Lazio), and most famously, legendary Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon.
It is an appropriate and effective response to an intolerable prejudice that still too often manifests itself in our stadiums,” Italian Interior Minister Matteo Piantedosi said during Tuesday’s (June 27) ceremony to sign the letter of intent to implement the measures. The number 88 is used by extremist groups to represent the Heil Hitler salute, as the letter "H" is the eighth letter of the alphabet. The world of football is united in the fight against antisemitism and all forms of discrimination, ” added FIGC President Gabriele Gravina. A joint initiative by the Italian government and the Italian Football Association (FIGC) will soon result in the banning of number 88 on football shirts in Italy, DW reported.
Once we have received the unwanted goods, a refund will be processed via the original payment method. In fact, in recent years, Italian football has been plagued by racism and anti-semitism, including fans booing or shouting abuse at Black players, using the word “Jew ” as an insult and displaying Nazi or fascist symbols. He would later apologise and change shirt numbers after criticism from the Jewish community, claiming that he had not known its significance. For instance, in 2001, Argentinian goalkeeper Sergio Vargas wore number 188 for Universidad de Chile, as part of a commercial agreement with telecommunications brand Telefónica CTC Chile. Interior Minister Matteo Piantedosi said the moves are “an adequate and efficient response to intolerable prejudice that too often arises in our stadiums.
Rep' your lucky favorite number 88, support your favorite superstar, celebrate birthday, special date or anniversary! Founded in 1846, AP today remains the most trusted source of fast, accurate, unbiased news in all formats and the essential provider of the technology and services vital to the news business. Rep' your lucky favorite number, support your favorite superstar, celebrate a birthday, special date, or anniversary! FILE - Italy’s Interior Minister Matteo Piantedosi attends a session of the lower Chamber, in Rome, on March 7, 2023.We also offer nine different collar styles, and seven name and number fonts, giving you full control over the finishing details. For instance, Diego Maradona ’s iconic number 10 shirt was retired by Napoli FC, where he played from 1984-91.