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The Liverpool Shirts Museum
2008-2010 Home Player Shirt
(Big Carlsberg)
Since Liverpool returned to Adidas brand kits in season 2006-2007, this is the second home shirt released, and spanned two seasons from 2008-2009 and 2009-2010.
This shirt looks a bit like the 1995-1996 home shirt (the last home kit of the "earlier Adidas era"), with special Red and White Kop checker squares on the inner neck collar as pattern.
Shirt also bears Liverbird on backside.
Featured Fernando Torres wearing the 2008-2010 home long sleeved match worn shirt with bigger Carlsberg. Featured Krisztian Nemeth wearing the 2008-2009 home short sleeved match worn shirt with big Carlsberg in the pre-season friendly against Villareal on 30 July 2008.
Featured Krisztian Nemeth wearing the 2008-2009 home short sleeved match worn shirt with big Carlsberg in the pre-season friendly against Villareal on 30 July 2008.
Liverpool 2008-2010 Home Player Shirt - Number 29 shirt belongs to young Hungarian striker Krisztian Nemeth.
The 2008-2010 home player shirt retains all the seamless formotion features of the 2006-2008 ones.
Short sleeved commercial version formotion player shirts were released, but all of them have small Carlsberg.
Genuine match player shirts have a comparatively bigger Carlsberg sponsor.
Upper portion shows the Carlsberg sponsor on a commercial release formotion short sleeved player shirt.
Bottom portion shows the Carlsberg sponsor of the Krisztian Nemeth genuine player shirt.
The long sleeved 2008-2010 home player shirt has a distinctive feature of broken Adidas three stripes on the sleeves.
Left portion shows a continuity of Adidas three stripes in fabric texture running down the sleeves for replicas.
Right portion shows broken lines of Adidas three stripes right in the middle of the sleeves in PU transfer texture for player shirts.
Formotion tag is present on front bottom of genuine player shirt (same as commercial release version player shirt).
Adidas motif on the climacool replica shirts is embroidered.
Adidas motif on genuine player shirt is a layer of plastic film (same as commercial release version player shirt).
Golden Liverbird on the back-neck-collar position of this genuine player shirt is a thin PU layer (same as commercial release version player shirt).
Golden Liverbird on the back-neck-collar position of the climacool replica shirts is embroidered.
Fake Alert! Hong Kong based DIY " Carlsberg" added on plain stocks!
Be cautious when surfing through the internet auctions and meeting with Hong Kong sellers' so-called "player issued" shirts with the Big Carlsberg or Small  Carlsberg.
They are not officially the same thing as the genuine player shirts. In fact, what is cunningly done here is that they bought some plain non-sponsored stocks from ebay, and then make use of some computer CAD programs to cut-out the guesstimated "bigger" Carlsberg transfer sponsor, as well as the "small" Carlsberg.
No matter in texture, actual details / dimension, actual positioning measurements of such counterfeit are pathetic. (Of course they thought they did a great job which no one can tell the counterfeits from the genuine, but this is not the case when you held two shirts side by side)
Whenever you look for a genuine Liverpool "big-Carlsberg" player shirt, always avoid the Hong Kong sellers.
Counterfeit DIY "big" Carlsberg sponsor logo
Counterfeit DIY "small" Carlsberg sponsor logo
Up to June 2009 (the time of creation of this page), the flooding of long sleeved red home 2008-2010 plain player stock shirts has not yet occurred, so you are temporarily expected to see those DIY big-Carlsberg home short sleeved shirts only.
Sooner in the season 2009-2010, once eBay is full of long sleeved red home plain stock shirts, you will see the Hongkongers cloning up loads of so-called big Carlsberg player issued shirts with pathetic DIY Carlsberg sponsor.
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