England women’s football team star Leah Williamson is a talented defender who can also play in midfield.
Besides being a versatile player with an impressive collection of trophies she also has a collection of football kits.
The Arsenal player loves retro kits. Recently, she was seen wearing the Arsenal JVC retro kit.
A piece of history
Arsenal wore the JVC kit from from the early 80s to the late 90s. The JVC kit bears the logo of JVC, a Japanese electronics company and has the club crest on the left side of the chest.
The kit was designed by the British sportswear company Umbro and was a part of the clubs history and legacy for almost two decades.
The Gunners achieved a lot of success and witnessed many glories moments in the JVC kit.
Among Arsenal’s notable accomplishments in the the kit were two league titles, a European Cup Winners’ Cup.
Some of the club legends who played in this kit were Tony Adams, David Seaman, Patrick Vieira, Ian Wright and Dennis Bergkamp.
The kit is regarded as a vintage football shirt by fans and collectors.
It is a symbol of nostalgia and serves as a symbol of the Gunners rich heritage and glory. Fans still wear the kit to support and show loyalty to the club.
A loyal fan and player
Leah Williamson loves the JVC kit because it brings back memories of her childhood when she used to watch Arsenal in action along with her dad.
She also likes to wear and collect retro football kits as they have a unique feel and style to them. Her collection of vintage Arsenal shirts includes the Invincibles kit, the Highbury farewell kit and the purple and black 2011-2012 away kit.
Leah Williamson hopes to inspire the new generation of Gunners fans with her zeal and passion for club and it’s legacy.
Some iconic kits in the history of football are the Barcelona’s 1992 Dream Team kit, Brazil’s 1970 World Cup kit and AC Milan’s 1989 European Cup kit.
In her photo Leah Williamson is seen wearing a 1994-1995 away shirt. Designed by American sportswear company Nike, the kit is based on the lightning bolt theme.
The theme stood for lighting speed and power of Arsenal’s football. It was also inspired by trends and culture of the 1990s which was in favour of bold unconventional styles.
For football fans kits are not just pieces of cloth, they are more than that, they are emotions and they are pieces of football history.