German Football Association to Redesign Controversial Kit Number Amid Nazi Symbolism Concerns

The German Football Association (DFB) is set to alter the design of the number four on the national team’s kit after facing backlash over its resemblance to Nazi SS insignia. This move, part of a broader effort to avoid controversy, involves collaboration with UEFA and kit partner 11teamsports for an alternative design, amidst preparations for the upcoming European championship and a significant kit provider shift from Adidas to Nike by 2027.