To speak of Umbro is to do it of one of the marks with greater solera of the world of the soccer.
Although this English manufacturer cannot compete with Nike and Adidas, history has left Umbro in a good place, witnessing the key moments of teams and teams such as Ajax, Lazio, Celtic de Glagow or the Carioca team, among others.
Umbro was present when the Super Dépor of the early nineties conquered the Spanish first division. He also witnessed Celtic's triumph in the European Champions Cup and Ronaldo's Brazil's World Cup victory.
Of course, their vintage Umbro football shirts are connected to these epic moments. For both collectors and fans alike, treasuring a bit of history is possible through these outfits.
Be amazed by the design of these vintage Umbro football shirts.
The origins of the rhombus brand date back to 1910. It was in the town of Wilmslow, Cheshire (England), where Humphreys Brothers Clothing was born. However, in 1924 it would adopt its current name, as a contraction of 'Humphreys Brothers': (H)um-Bro.
Many of Umbro's vintage football shirts have gone down in history. From the 1994 Lazio team to the 1993 Deportivo La Coruña team, not to mention the 1994 Brazilian national team or the one used by Ajax during the 1991-92 season. You can't miss them!
Camistea de Umbro for Inter Milan, 1996
During the 1996-97 season, Inter Milan won the UEFA Europa League with one of the best 11 teams in living memory: Ronaldo, Zamorano, Zanetti, Tarantino, Pagliuca and Diego Simeone, among others.
Umbro did them justice with a very attractive design, which nevertheless respected the traditional style of the Italian team. It had the classic colours of the interim club, with Pirelli's advertising, a high collar with a blue and white strip at the bottom and the manufacturer's 'Umbro' sign on the club's coat of arms.
Of course, few of Umbro's retro football shirts are as remembered as the Nerazzurri of the mid-1990s.
Ajax Umbro T-shirt, 1991
During the 1991-1992 season, Ajax wore one of Umbro's most iconic classic football shirts.
It was a beautiful design, with the traditional red strip occupying the body of the shirt, but with unique and unmistakable details: the Umbro rhombuses of the sleeves, the ABN-AMBO bench advertising in a vertical direction, the high neck with red details, etc.
Players such as Frank de Boer, Dick van Burik, Edgar Davids or Dennis Bergkamp wore this outfit under Louis van Gaal.
Umbro shirt of Brazil, 1994
Romario, Bebeto, Mauro Silva, Leonardo, Dunga and of course Ronaldo immortalized the team they wore in the 1994 final against Gianfranco Zola and Paolo Maldini's Italy.
With Umbro as the new sponsor, the Canarinha outfit underwent major changes. In addition to abandoning cotton definitively in favour of polyester, Brazil left the Jules Rimet Cup coat of arms and returned to the traditional CBF logo, like a watermark repeated on the front.
Needless to say, this is another one of Umbro's most coveted vintage football shirts by fans and collectors.
Umbro T-shirt of Deportivo La Coruña, 1993
For La Liga fans, the 1993-94 season is not linked to FC Barcelona or Real Madrid, but to Deportivo La Coruña and its historic Spanish First Division title.
After almost two decades in the second division, the Galician club achieved promotion in 1991, achieving a long-suffering stay in the 1992-1993 season. That summer, Brazilians Bebeto and Mauro Silva joined the club, who would play a key role the following season when they made history by winning La Liga.
Súper Dépor's outfits stood out for the Galician club's traditional colours, with Feiraco's advertising and high collar with eye-catching details.
Celtic Umbro T-shirt, 1967
Another vintage Umbro football shirt was worn by Glasgow Celtic in the 1967-68 season.
It was then that Billy McNeill, Bobby Murdoch, Jimmy Johnstone and Stevie Chalmers, among other legends of the legendary Scottish club, became the first British club to win the European Champions Cup.
They achieved this feat using Umbro outfits, with a classic design featuring green and white stripes and white shorts and socks, with no major adornments.
Umbro del Lazio T-shirt, 1994
The 1994-95 season does not occupy a place of honour in Lazio's trophy room, but players like Alessandro Nesta, Paul Gascoigne, Marco Di Vaio or Alen Bokšić signed one of their best seasons, finishing runners-up in Serie A and reaching the quarter-finals of the UEFA Cup.
As could not be otherwise, his equipment was the center of all eyes, thanks to the bold design conceived by the artists of Umbro.
It was an unusual outfit with the classic sky blue of the Italian club, but which stood out for the incorporation of a darker blue, with the advertising of Banca Di Roma. These tones are distributed the protagonism in the t-shirt, with a division between both similar to a torn sheet of paper.
Do you want to get your hands on these vintage football shirts from Umbro? In The Football Market you will find the clothing of Simeone, Ronaldo, Edgar Davids and other legends from the history of the beautiful game.