The Brazilian championship gets underway this may, and to celebrate, here is a new kit competition for one of its greatest teams.
Nicknamed Timão (grand team), Sport Club Corinthians Paulista are the five time champions of Brazil, the 3 times Brazilian cup winners, 26 times Paulista State champions and 2012 Copa Libertadores and World Club Cup winners.
The team was founded in 1910, and named after the ameteur team Corinthian Casuals, from London.
The original shirts the team wore consisted of Cream with black trim, but changed to the classic white shirts and black shorts combination.
The change kit has been black, with the most common design being that of black with white candy or pinstripes.
1 - Maker - Nike
2 - Sponsor - there are no sponsors on replica shirts, Caixa is the main sponsor (front of shirt and back of shirt above number) until 2014 on match shirts.
For the competion, one sponsor on the front and back of shirt above number.
The suggested sponsor is Sangue Corithiano, but Caixa can be used.
3 - No green anywhere on shirts - Corinthians have a huge rivalry with Palmeiras. Any shirts breaking this will be excluded from competition.
4 - all shirts must have a number and name on the back, with the name below number, and a number on front of shorts.
5 - Feel free to use any of the crests from the clubs history
The competition will run from 7th May untill 26th of May.
There will be Four Categories - Best home kit, best change kit, best third kit, and best remake of Corinthinians original colours (Cream with Black Trim)
The judge for the competition will be erojkitimao.blogspot.co.uk (go there to see a history of Corinthians shirts)