Featuring a highly distinctive blue cross, emblem of the city of Marseille, this shirt also boldly features the inscription “OLYMPIQUE DE MARSEILLE”.
About Olympique de Marseille
Olympique de Marseille is a traditional professional football club based in Marseille, France.
Founded in 1899, as of 2019, the club has a distinctive list of titles in their history, amongst them: 8 League 1 titles and the only French club to win the Champions League title to date.
The Champions League title happened during the 1992-93 edition.
More commonly they are referred to simply as “Marseille”.
Their domestic rivalry is with Paris Saint-Germain, in a match known as “Le Classique”, inspired by the Spanish equivalent between Real Madrid and Barcelona.
The 2019-2020 kit is supplied by Puma in a signed deal reportedly being worth €15 million per year.
Marseille’s home stadium is officially called “Stade Vélodrome”, although frequently called “Orange Vélodrome” for sponsorship reasons.
The stadium was built in 1937, hosting Marseille’s home games since then, and has capacity for approximately 67,000 supporters.
Stars of the 2019 main squad include players like: 🇮🇹 Italy’s Mario Balotelli and 🇧🇷 Brazil’s Luiz Gustavo, managed by 🇫🇷 France’s Rudi Garcia.