sport news Lionel Messi's sold-out Inter Miami pink jersey is ranked as one of 15 fashion ... trends now
Along with Martine Rose's Nike Shox, once worn by U.S. women's national team star, Megan Rapinoe, Messi's 'non-Barbie' pink Miami shirt is the only sportswear with ties to soccer that made it onto the fashion magazine's list, which was published on Nov. 29.
'Fashion's love affair with soccer kicked up a notch or two in 2023,' wrote Vogue's Laia Garcia-Furtado on the Herons' No. 10's jersey.
'Last year the Argentinian Lionel Messi, arguably the best player of his generation, led his country's team to victory at the FIFA World Cup, and in July of this year, he shocked everyone by announcing he would be joining the Inter Miami team in the United States’ Major League Soccer. (It would become less surprising to a lot of non-soccer aficionados when the Beckham documentary premiered a few months later and they found out David Beckham is part owner of the team.)
'Immediately following the announcement, the generic Inter Miami jersey, in an unexpected shade of un–Barbie pink, sold out, giving rise to a rich bootleg industry. Now, nearly five months later, the official Messi jersey, sporting his number