Last night’s 0-0 draw between Switzerland and
France was marred by wardrobe malfunction fro
4 Swiss players who had their jerseys torn after
contact with opponents.
Even the Adidas ball costing £105 used during
the match burst open during the game leading
fans to blast sportswear manufacturer Puma and
Adidas, and Switzerland/ Stoke player Shaquiri
didn’t hold back in his own scathing assessment
of the sportswear giant albeit jokingly.
“I hope Puma does not produce
condoms.” he told Blick.ch
Granit Xhaka, the new Arsenal midfielder, had to
change his jersey twice during the Group A
game, while Admir Mehmedi and the striker Breel
Embolo also required replacements following
tugs that did not appear especially vicious.
“We have had a few problems with the
jersey,” Embolo said. “The kit manager is
not fully ready yet, but we are.”
Yann Sommer the goalkeeper added:
“It can happen. It means it was a fight on
A Puma spokesperson told the Guardian:
“Five Puma teams have played 10 games
in this tournament without such
problems. Our product people are
currently investigating the shirt material.
We will provide a further update when we