A lot of football teams play in colours that match their flag or badge. Yellow and blue are two of the most common colours that many football teams play in. They are two distinct colours that easily blend well together. Here are the top football teams that play in yellow and blue.
The Scandinavian country’s national team usually wears the colours of their national flag, which is a blue background with a yellow cross. The Swedish national team jersey is usually a yellow shirt, blue shorts, and yellow socks.
For away fixtures, the colour combination is reversed to a blue shirt on yellow shorts with blue socks. The Swedes are one of the most competitive and strongest European football national teams.
They have played in many Euro tournaments and FIFA World Cups. Sweden has also produced a lot of extremely gifted players, Henrik Larsson and Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
The Brazilian national team is one of the popular football clubs that play in yellow and blue.
Brazil’s first team colors were white with blue collars, but after their agonizing loss at the Maracanã in the 1950 World Cup, the colors were changed to yellow jersey with green trim and blue shorts.
They have won the yellow jersey and blue shorts ever since. The South American nation is one of the countries with the most football trophies.
3. Mamelodi Sundowns
The South African top-flight club plays in similar colours to the Brazilian national team, which is yellow top on blue shorts with white socks.
The Brazilians, as they are also fondly called, have won several domestic and continental titles in Africa and are one of the most respected clubs on the continent. Mamelodi Sundowns are one of the richest clubs in South Africa.
The Ukrainian national football team also plays in yellow and blue. The European nation colours are based on their flag, which is just made of the two colours. The team usually dons a jersey with a yellow scheme and tiny blue trims.
Fenerbahce are one of the biggest and most dominant clubs in the Turkish top flight. The 19-time league champions usually play in their famous yellow and blue striped jersey inspired by the colours on their crest.
The colour of the crest was inspired by the lighthouse within the city of Fenerbahce and the yellow daffodils found around it. The crest was yellow and white at the initial stage of the club’s foundation, but club founder Ziya Songulen changed it to its current yellow and navy blue shade.
6. Cádiz CF
Cádiz is a Spanish football club based in Cádiz, Andalusia that competes in the La Liga. The club is nicknamed El Submarino Amarillo (The Yellow Submarine) because their main colours are yellow and blue. Their home jersey is usually yellow shirt and blue shorts.
7. Boca Juniors
This famous Argentine club is one of the most recognizable clubs in the world due to the unique blue/yellow combination of its jersey.
The Argentinian club football giants usually wear an all-blue kit with a yellow horizontal stripe across the shirt. Stories have it that the origin of their jersey colour was when they decided to change kits after losing a bet in 1906.
They said they would adopt the colour of the flag of any ship that sailed into the La Boca port. Legend has it that it was a Swedish ship that docked that day, and as they say, the rest is history.
8. Parma Calcio
Parma is an Italian club side known to wear the yellow and blue combination on occasion. This is in honour of the city’s traditional colours, which date back to 1545 when the Duchy of Parma was founded.
9. Chievo Verona
This troubled Italian club is well known for wearing yellow and blue also. I Gialloblu usually wear an all-yellow jersey with blue strips on the sleeves. Their crest bears the same shade and represents an old lord of Verona called Cangrande I Della Scala.
10. Perlis United
Perlis is a Malaysian professional football side that plays out of the city with the same name. They currently play in the Malaysian 3rd tier and feature in a blue and yellow kit.
Other Football Teams That Play In Yellow And Blue:
- Central Coast Mariners FC – Australia
- Gabon national football team
- Torquay United
- FC BATE Borisov.