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Ayrton Senna’s Beautiful Corinthians Shirt Collab (2018/19)

From a personal point of view, this incredible collaboration between Ayrton Senna and Corinthians will go down as one of my favourite limited edition kit releases of all time.

This unique release not only celebrates Senna’s enduring legacy but also highlights the powerful bond between sport and culture in Brazil. Largely funnelled in by the game of football / ‘futebol’ and other powerful figures from other games who were able to transcend their sport.

Few were able to do that on a much grander scale than racing legend, Ayrton Senna.

Ayrton Senna remains a national hero in Brazil, revered for his remarkable achievements on the racetrack and his philanthropic efforts off it.

Known for his speed, skill, and unwavering determination and belief, Senna captured the hearts of millions with his electrifying performances in Formula 1, earning him a place among the sport’s all-time greats. To some, he is still regarded as the most naturally talented driver ever seen.

His tragic death in 1994 left an indelible mark on the world, but his legacy continues to inspire generations of athletes and fans across the globe.

The collaboration between Corinthians and Ayrton Senna’s foundation is a testament to the enduring impact of Senna’s legacy and the mutual respect between two pillars of Brazilian sport.

The limited edition football shirt features Senna’s iconic yellow and green helmet design, reminiscent of his racing days, combined with Corinthians’ traditional black and white stripes. This fusion of motorsport and football pays homage to Senna’s passion for both sports and serves as a fitting tribute to his enduring influence.

The release of the limited edition football shirt has sparked a wave of excitement and nostalgia among fans of both Corinthians and Ayrton Senna.

For Corinthians supporters, the shirt represents more than just a piece of merchandise; it’s a symbol of pride, unity, and shared heritage. Likewise, for fans of Senna, the shirt serves as a poignant reminder of his remarkable achievements and his enduring connection to the Brazilian people.

Proceeds from the sale of the limited edition football shirt will go towards supporting the charitable initiatives of The Ayrton Senna Foundation, which aims to improve the lives of underprivileged children and youth in Brazil through education and social programs.

By purchasing the shirt, fans have the opportunity to contribute to a meaningful cause while honouring the memory of a true sporting legend.

And that’s something every fan in the world can get behind.

Such is the everlasting and widespread adoration for a man as legendary as him.

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What do you think of this Ayrton Senna x Corinthians collaboration?