Twenty years on from the club’s legendary 2003/4 UEFA Champions League campaign, AS Monaco and retro kit manufacturer COPA have joined forces to reissue the red and white jersey worn all the way to the final of the top-flight European tournament.
The limited edition jersey is a faithful replica to that donned by the likes of Ludovic Giuly and Patrice Evra among others in one of Monaco’s most formidable teams ever as they defeated the Real Madrid Galacticos and the Chelsea Blues on the way to the final, with none other than Didier Deschamps at the helm as the manager of the Principality side.
At the end of this thrilling campaign, Monaco were nevertheless defeated in the final by Portuguese powerhouse FC Porto. The second place finish in 2004 is still the best conclusion in the UCL by the club, and is being celebrated as such.
As a symbol of the link between the glorious past of AS Monaco and those defending the Club’s colours today, this jersey was presented through a photo shoot carried out by emblematic captain Giuly and several players from the current squad including Folarin Balogun and Takumi Minamino.
Blending past and future, the jersey also boasts an NFC chip concealed beneath the iconic UCL badge on the right sleeve, which supporters can scan to discover exclusive content and numerous surprises.
The Jersey is available on www.shop.asmonaco.com as well as in the club’s official store, which can be found at Les Jardins d’Apolline, 1 PROMENADE HONORÉ II, 98000 Monaco.