USA Celebrate June 2017 Pride Month with Rainbow Numbering

The national football (soccer) team of the United Stated forms part of the CONCACAF confederation and is presently managed by Bruce Arena, who managed the team before between 1998 and 2006. As per the 4th May 2017 FIFA rankings, USA ranks 23rd out of all national football teams worldwide.

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To celebrate June as LGBTIQ Price month, the USA national team will be wearing special kits with rainbow numbering as can be seen above for matches of both the men’s team and the women’s team. The new look will be debuted in the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifier against Venezuela on the 3rd June, while the women’s team will wear it for friendly matches against Sweden and Norway. An online auction will be held and fans will also be given the opportunity to buy the kits with the customised rainbow numbering. The kit manufacturer is American brand Nike.