Spain launched its new Confederations Cup kit yesterday and, for some reason best known to themselves, all the players had whiskers painted on their face. This gave Liverpool’s Xabi Alonso a look that was straight out of Oz.
See the rest of the feline footballers after the jump.
Apparently, the whiskers were in fact a way of combining a tribal facepaint (something to do with them being hunters going to South Africa) with Adidas’ three-stripes. We know Sergio Ramos normally prefers all-over coverage.
And here is a video from the launch for good measure.