The greatest kits of all-time: Football writers decide on favourite-ever classic strips

This is a question which does not have a correct answer – but certainly does split opinion.

What is the greatest football kit of all-time?

As our reporters were filing their responses to this question, there were a lot of questions asked.

“Some bizarre choices in there,” was even the feedback by our esteemed picture colleague who had to collate the images being used in the piece.

Questionable decisions or not, these kits are all personal preferences, often determined by a famous event.

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So, to add a little bit of clarity to our cup final-reminiscing, local team-endearing choices, we’ve drafted in a certified kit expert to give his take on the question.

The Kitsman has a strong Twitter following dedicated to his love of classic shirts – so what better person to kick start our list of favourite-ever kits?

Take it away, Kitsman…

The Kitsman – Roma home (2014/15)

The Roma home shirt of 2014/15 is the pick of our kit expert

Simple, yet classy. This shirt defines perfection. A timeless piece from Nike, free of corporate sponsorship. Just the colours of Rome shine through. 

Inside the neck reads ‘La Roma Non Si Discute Si Ama’, which is translated to ‘Roma is loved without question’. A statement also true of my love for this shirt. 

There is something about a polo neck shirt that oozes style. Matched with an Italian powerhouse such as AS Roma and this was always going to do well. 

The white shorts and the red socks matched with subtle amber accents throughout just empowers the kit. Bellissimo!

The Kitsman is a classic football kit enthusiast. Follow him on Twitter here.

Jeremy Cross – Brazil home (1970)

The Brazil 1970 shirt is one of the most iconic kits of all-time

Bright, colourful and simple – like the breathtaking football that wonderful side produced.

Led by Pele, Jairzinho, Rivelino and Carlos Alberto, this lot lit up the World Cup in Mexico with both their yellow shirts and…