New York City FC is a football club based in New York City that was launched 3 years ago in May 2013 to participate in the American Major League Soccer. In 2016, the team finished 2nd in the Eastern Conference and 4th overall. The team is 80% owned by City Football Group, the holding company which also owns Manchester City in England. The head coach of the team is world-renowned midfielder Patrick Vieira. The team plays its home matches at Yankee Stadium which has a capacity of 33,444. New York City FC have world class players David Villa and Andrea Pirlo on their books.
The team and its kit supplier Adidas have launched the new home kit for the 2017 Major League Soccer season. The kit features a sky blue base colour with a dark blue V-neck collar and dark blue sleeve cuffs. The Adidas trademark stripes on the shoulders are dark blue. The home shorts are dark blue while the socks are light blue. There are touches of oranges on the cuffs and shorts, and the shirt features the flag of the City of New York on the bottom left side of the body.