first_imgWTF What would national teams look like if they wore their country’s flag? Goal 02:19 10/10/17 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(6) Camisetas banderas @francooc07 WTF Albania v Italy Ecuador v Argentina Brazil v Chile Peru v Colombia Lithuania v England Belarus v Netherlands Brazil Ecuador Albania Italy Argentina Chile Lithuania Belarus Colombia Peru England Netherlands WC Qualification South America WC Qualification Europe World Cup Can you imagine Germany shunning their traditional white, or Italy swapping blue for their flag colours? Imagine no further – the results are here! Each international break injects a new wave of colour into the wave of football as iconic club shirts are folded away and national team kits take centre-stage. But the colours on show are a varied bunch. While some countries choose to stick closely to the hues on their flags and others are more liberal with their interpretations. Indeed, certain nations traditionally play in colours not even present on their flags, although in each case the choice relates to ancient symbols linked to the country. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Why Barcelona god Messi will never be worshipped in the same way in Argentina Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. Germany, for instance, play in white as it was the colour of the now-defunct Kingdom of Prussia that predated the modern republic, while Italy’s distinctive royal blue is indeed royal in origin, coming from the House of Savoy that previously sat as head of state – a similar tale to Netherlands’ fairly self-explanatory House of Orange.What would happen, however, if the likes of the Azzurri were forced to play in a kit more closely resembling the colours of their flags? The results can be seen below and are courtesy of Franco Carabajal who published the designs on Behance: ARGENTINACamiseta banderaBELGIUMCamiseta banderaBOLIVIACamiseta banderaBRAZILCamiseta banderaCHILECamiseta banderaCOLOMBIACamiseta banderaENGLANDCamiseta banderaGERMANYCamiseta banderaITALYCamiseta banderaJAPANCamiseta banderaMEXICOCamiseta banderaNETHERLANDSCamiseta banderaPERUCamiseta banderaSPAINCamiseta banderaUNITED STATESCamiseta banderaURUGUAYCamiseta banderalast_img