This shirt just happened to be at the store where I got the Galatasaray shirt posted earlier, and–like any addict–I couldn’t stop myself. Thankfully, collecting jerseys is a (relatively) harmless addiction. Interestingly enough, FC Porto were invited to the Emirates cup earlier this summer which Galatasaray won, so there is a tenuous connection between the two shirts, at least for this season. Perhaps Galatasaray will meet Porto later in the season!

Despite having a Porto shirt already, one from the 1990s, it was the colors of this shirt that drew me too it, and the purple hoops add a special dimension to the design. Also, I enjoy sponsorships on the sleeves since they add a unique visual flare to some shirts–this is one such shirt, due to the black on the ends of the sleeves that match the sponsor patches.