On the occasion of the club’s initiative ’75 years honoring your name’, Atlético de Madrid will debut a new shirt, which will show off the shield that accompanied the change of name from Atlético Aviación to Club Atlético de Madrid. The club has already put the new kit on sale, with which the team will play the Copa del Rey duel against Real Sociedad at the Reale Arena. The reception of the Atlético fans to the new shirt is being extraordinary, since much is being demanded and as reported by several media outlets, several queues have already been seen at the official store located in the Metropolitano.
The club itself has explained, through its official website, the historical details of this initiative ’75 years honoring your name’. Specifically, on January 1, 1947, Club Atlético-Aviación changed its name to Club Atlético de Madrid, a change that was accompanied by an evolution of the shield in which the representative wings of the Spanish Aviation disappeared. On the occasion of this important anniversary, Atleti wanted to pay tribute through the four kits that the team wears this season and that are inspired by unforgettable memories lived by the fans during these 75 years.
This fourth uniform will be red and is inspired by two historical moments: the first leg of the European Cup semifinal played on April 10, 1974 against Celtic in Glasgow and the 1985 King’s Cup final. against Athletic Club. It will wear the shield that accompanied the change of name from Atlético Aviación to Atlético de Madrid on January 1, 1947. The shirt, during the first hours of its sale, is having a magnificent reception by mattress fans.