German National Football team has a current kit deal with Adidas set to expire in 2018 and there are reports in Germany linking Nike to a potential record breaking deal with Germany Football while Adidas who has another three years on current deal already thinking of extending the contract with Germany by offering a record-breaking new deal worth €1 billion for next 10 years from 2018 to 2028.
According to German newspaper “Bild” Adidas wants to keep “Nike” away from German National football setup by offering German FA a record breaking €100 million a year in a 10 year contract which will become the most expensive kit deal in any sport overtaking Manchester United-Adidas deal. Currently Adidas is paying €25 million a year to Germany FA for the current kit deal which was signed/renewed back in 2007.
|Current Kit Deal||2007 to 2018||€25 million a year||Adidas|
|Potential New Deal||2018 to 2028||€100 million a year||Adidas or Nike|
As for the current most expensive national kit deals, France football’s Nike deal is the most lucrative with Nike paying €42.6 million a year to French FA. England and Brazil’s nike deals are second and third behind France with €34.5m and €30.7m a year respectively. Here are the Top 10 most expensive national team kit deals
It is not the first time Nike are trying to persuade German FA to sign a kit deal with them, back in 2007 when Adidas renewed their contract with Germany FA Nike were reportedly offering twice the money but German FA decided to go with their longterm partner and Germany brand Adidas.
Adidas will be releasing new home/away kits for Germany in Euro 2016 and both Germany home/away kits has been leaked which will be officially released after the Euro 2016 group stage draw has been made in december 2015.