Kitman – Olympique Lyon’s new third strip glows in the dark

Posted by - May 10, 2013 - France, Kitman

Well aren’t Lyon the clever clogs eh?

For this season the French club became the first ever team to release a 3D kit, but their third kit for next season goes a little bit childhood retro on us. It is going to have areas that will glow in the dark.

Quite why we are not sure. It could be a technique for evening games, making team mates easier to spot, it might be a scientific technology to confuse opposition players or, as we suspect is the case, it might be a clever but useless marketing ploy. But hey, we like.

The club have released a statement which confirms option three on our list, explaining that the glow in the dark areas on the kit are a commemoration of the city of Lyon being known as the ‘City of Lights’ in France.

Well, Paris is the city of love but you don’t see players running around with spun…

Image tweeted by Joedotie