Manchester United fans got a sneak peek of the club’s new home kit for the 2023-24 season when rapper Aitch wore it onstage during his performance at Glastonbury on Saturday.
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The club itself had already They mocked followers on social media. with a post offering a glimpse of a jersey and the date June 27.
The caption also featured an emoji of a red rose which is the symbol of Lancashire, the county Manchester was historically a part of.
However, three days before the proposed release date, Aitch took to the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury. The 23-year-old, from the Manchester suburb of Moston, is a huge United fan.
During a break between songs in his performance, he spotted someone in the crowd wearing a Manchester City shirt and told them: “You there, in the Manchester City shirt. You’re not going to like me after this.”
To a mix of cheers and boos, Aitch pulled out the jersey, which had the name “Big Shell” and the number 40 on the back, and put it on.
The red shirt features black details such as the collar, the three Adidas stripes on the shoulders and one more strip on the sides. There’s also a subtle pattern of the aforementioned Lancashire red rose on the shirt.
Turning to the City fan in the crowd, he then added: “Security! Can we get him out please? The man on top for City, can we get him out please?
“I’m only kidding! Don’t start walking towards him!”
Rolling StoneAitch’s verdict was “Manchester rap giant rules the pyramid”. United fans are hoping that the football giants from Manchester who wear this kit will dominate the Premier League next season.