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The Getafe football shirt is becoming an increasingly more popular La Liga shirt. The Getafe home shirt is normally always blue with a white trim. Getafe are now becoming more established in the Spanish league thus becoming more popular.
Getafe, known by their fans as Azulones (The Dark Blues) and El Geta were originally formed in 1946. Five Getafe locals decided to form Getafe CF after meeting in a bar (“La Marquesina”) .
Getafe currently play their home games at the Coliseum Alfonso Pérez which holds a capacity of 17,700 which is quite small for La Liga. Before playing here Getafe played at Estadio de las Margaritas, part of the greater Sports City of Las Margaritas.
Getafe’s main rivals are Leganes due to their geographical location but have not played each other recently due to Leganes playing in the lower leagues while Getafe have been riding high in La Liga.
Getafe have never won any major honours domestically. They have went close recently though finishing Copa del Rey runners up in 2007 and 2008. Getafe have also featured recently on the European stage qualifying and getting to the Quarter Finals of the Uefa Cup and also this season qualifying for the Europa League. Getafe manager Michel will be hoping to lead them to the European stage once again.
Getafe Football Shirts
The Getafe away shirt this season is orange with a white trim while the design template is very similar to that of the Getafe home shirt. Such is the popularity of Getafe soccer merchandise, Joma produce a wide range of clothing for the club. This includes the shorts and socks to accompany the home and away replica shirts as well as a great training range which comprises of tracksuits, polo shirts, training jerseys, sleeveless shirts, caps, scarves and jackets.
Many famous players past and present have pulled on the Getafe jersey including current stars such as Juan Albín, Miku, Adrián Colunga, İbrahim Kaş and Javier Casquero as well as stars of the past such as Javier Baraja, Francisco Javier Sánchez Broto, Luis Aragonés, Ignacio Pérez Santamaría and Kepa Blanco.
Getafe are a fairly new club in terms of their history and have recently been bought over by the Dubai based Royal Emirates Group for between €70 and €90 million euros. This could potentially mean a fresh cash injection into the club for the upcoming season which could be exciting. Getafe are a club on the up and the Getafe jersey is a great addition to any collection.