Real Betis Unveil Their Celtic-Inspired Kit to Celebrate ‘Andalusian Day’

Real Betis Unveil Their Celtic-Inspired Kit to Celebrate ‘Andalusian Day’

La Liga side Real Betis have unveiled the kit their players will be wearing to mark Andalusian Day – and it’s been inspired by Scottish champions Celtic.

A few days ago we brought you the news that Betis would be looking to pay homage to their origins on 28 February when they face Malaga.

In an insane bit of trivia knowledge, (brought to our attention by fan website Real Betis Balompie) one of Betis’s co-founders returned from a business trip in Glasgow in 1912 with a set of green and black striped shirts, donated by Celtic F.C.

The owners of the Spanish side were so impressed by Celtic’s gesture that they adopted the club’s colours, however they made the green and white hoops into vertical stripes to give them their own sense of identity.

But in 12 days time, Betis will salute their Glasgow-based routes by wearing a Celtic-inspired hooped kit, which they revealed via their Twitter account this afternoon:

Betis occupy 13th spot in the La Liga table, and will surely be looking to channel the type of form Celtic have shown this season, as Brendan Rodgers’ team are currently on a 19-game unbeaten streak in the Scottish Premiership.


Staff Editor

More in Football


Video: Eddie Hearn Does the Worst Conor McGregor Impression

Daniel CawMarch 23, 2017
Jeff Stelling

Twitter isn’t Taking the News of Jeff Stelling’s Potential Retirement Very Well

Stuart HyndMarch 23, 2017
David Luiz

Video: David Luiz Proves He is the Free-Kick King in Chelsea Training

Stuart HyndMarch 23, 2017

Harry Kane Promises Donation to Get Piers Morgan in Spurs Shirt.. Will Double it For Badge Kiss

Jonny BoyleMarch 23, 2017
Granit Xhaka

Granit Xhaka Refuses to Name Arsenal’s Best Player In Case Alexis Sanchez Gets Mad

Stuart HyndMarch 23, 2017
Lukas Podolski

Video: Lukas Podolski Posts Emotional Instagram Message After His Germany Farewell

Stuart HyndMarch 23, 2017

Man Utd’s Marouane Fellaini Has Private Hair Salon Installed in His Mansion

Daniel CawMarch 23, 2017

Video: Roy Keane Smiles After Two Kids Ask Him if Martin O’Neill is His Best Friend

Daniel CawMarch 23, 2017

Charlton Pay Tribute To Fan PC Keith Palmer Who Died In Westminster Terror Attack

Connor BoylanMarch 23, 2017