Drawing inspiration from their inaugural major equipment in 2011 and their 2019 striped jersey, the Portland Timbers unveiled their new 2021 major jersey on Tuesday.
The jersey includes a break up inexperienced coloration design and chevrons down the center of the shirt, with founding companion Alaska Airways remaining their predominant jersey sponsor. The jock tag shows “Soccer City USA” on the jersey’s backside left, whereas “King of Golf equipment” is inscribed alongside the neck tape as a nod to the Timbers Military tifo from 2011. That is the fourth time Portland have worn a collared jersey with buttons.
The Timbers, together with the NWSL’s Portland Thorns FC, have additionally introduced a multi-year strategic partnership that features being the official jersey sleeve companion for each golf equipment in 2021. TikTok’s emblem might be included on the proper sleeve of kits worn in-game, genuine jerseys and different retail merchandise.
“TikTok is among the world’s main content material and leisure platforms and we’re thrilled to be partnering with such a dynamic world model,” Mike Golub, Timbers and Thorns FC president of enterprise, said in a launch. “The partnership is groundbreaking to have equal TikTok illustration on each Timbers and Thorns jersey sleeves, and it would give us a singular potential to create and distribute content material in collaboration with TikTok. We’re very proud that TikTok selected our golf equipment as two of their first team sponsorship offers within the US.”
As a part of the TikTok partnership, Portland will collaborate to supply weekly content material on the social media platform. Gamers might be membership ambassadors and influencers as TikTok content material creators, together with midfielder Eryk Williamson.
The Timbers’ new jersey will go on sale Tuesday, March 2 at 12 pm ET on MLSstore.com/PortlandTimbers. Details about availability in-store at Windfall Park will comply with at a later date.