Switzerland winger Xherdan Shaqiri said he trusted sportswear creator Puma “doesn’t make condoms” after a few Swiss players finished their Euro 2016 match with France with destroyed shirts.
The German organization faulted a material imperfection after four Swiss players – Admir Mehmedi, Breel Embolo, Blerim Dzemaili and Granit Xhaka – needed to change their shirts in the main portion of the goalless attract Lille on Sunday.
Late Arsenal initiate Xhaka needed to change his shirt again in the second half.
“I trust Puma doesn’t make condoms,” Shaqiri told Switzerland’s SRF telecaster.
Previous England striker Gary Lineker took the chance to jab fun on Twitter, composing: “Swiss group’s Puma shirts tearing like paper. Adidas ball blasting. You can never depend on German productivity!”
Amid the same match, the Adidas ball utilized burst as a part of a tackle by Swiss midfielder Valon Behrami.
In an announcement, Puma said that “our five Puma groups have played 10 amusements at Euro 2016 preceding this without encountering this issue”.
It later caught up to say that, on the whole, seven shirts were tore Sunday in “getting and pulling by French rivals” in the European Championship match.
It said its examination had found that “there was a broken group of material in which the yarn was harmed amid generation”.
It faulted off base utilization of warmth and weight in the assembling procedure in a workshop in Turkey and guaranteed that “there won’t be a reiteration” of the defect.
Jaguar is likewise the supplier for the groups of Austria, Czech Republic, Italy and Slovakia.
Every one of them had “affirmed that they had no issues of this kind and are exceptionally fulfilled by the quality, usefulness and outline of the shirts,” said the organization.
“Jaguar laments the episode and apologizes to the Swiss Football Association and its players,” it included.
The Swiss shirts will be required for no less than one more match as the group has met all requirements for the second round.
Jaguar’s German opponent Adidas said Monday it had concurred a four-year arrangement to remain unit supplier to Germany until 2022 worth more than 50 million euros a year.