Belgium’s Euro 2024 kit a tribute to Herge & his iconic creation Tintin

Mar14,2024



Brussels: if Kevin De Bruyne goes back to his old haircut, he'll make a perfect tintin At Euro '24 this summer.
Belgian Football Association unveiled new home and away kits for its men's and women's football players on Thursday. The home kit continues with the traditional red color worn by the national teams, whose men are nicknamed red Devils and women red flames, However, the away kit is a tribute to the Belgian cartoonist herge And the character that brought him fame: Tintin, the intrepid reporter: it has a blue jersey with a white collar, brown shorts and white socks.
In his action-packed adventures, Tintin often wears a blue sweater over a white collared shirt with brown cutoff pants, white socks, and brown shoes. Tintin also has the trademark quiff haircut.
Over the years, the Belgian media have often pointed out the resemblance between Belgian midfielder Kevin De Bruyne and Tintin, particularly when the Manchester City star had a short haircut.
“As a big Tintin fan, I'm delighted that our Red Devils will conquer Europe in a jersey based on one of Belgium's greatest heroes,” said. pete vandendrischeBelgian FA CEO.
“We are thrilled to pay tribute to a true global icon: Hergé. He not only captured my heart and mind, but also the hearts of many generations. And that is what the Red Devils, but also the Red Flames, are trying to achieve. Hopefully Tintin will inspire them to put on a great show in Germany this summer.”
The new home jersey, which features a burgundy shade of red, will be worn by all Belgian national teams from Saturday, when the Red Devils play a friendly with Ireland as part of preparations for Euro 2024. The men's team will take the field for the first time in the kit on March 26 in a friendly match against England.
Tintin first appeared in 1929 in a supplement to the Brussels “Le Petit Vingtième” newspaper and traveled throughout the world. His adventures have sold over 270 million comics worldwide and have been translated into 70 languages.
Euro 2024 in Germany is scheduled from June 14 to July 14.
Red Devils coach Domenico Tedesco has extended his contract beyond the 2026 World Cup, the Belgian FA announced during a press conference at the Hergé Museum outside Brussels.



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