Sorry Seahawks, the Seattle Sounders have formally stolen the crown of coolest jersey out of all Seattle sports activities groups.
In partnership with the Jimi Hendrix household, the crew’s new secondary jersey, The Jimi Hendrix Package, is designed with dynamic purple, orange, and yellow to honor legendary musical artist and Seattle native Jimmy Hendrix.
“Seattle was and at all times might be Jimi’s dwelling. The Sounders are Seattle’s personal, as properly,” mentioned Janie Hendrix, President and CEO of Expertise Hendrix. “Collaborating with the Sounders to create a jersey is our manner of taking part in for the house crew.
Every equipment options Hendrix’s signature on the underside left nook of every jersey entrance, whereas the neck tape options the lyrics “we received to face, aspect by aspect,” from his music Straight Forward.
In line with a press launch from the Sounders FC, the lyrics symbolize the crew’s perception within the significance of coming collectively, each on the pitch as supporters, followers, gamers, and coaches stand collectively on matchdays, but in addition locally and as residents of the broader world.
Proceeds as much as $50,000 from the primary 30 days of The Jimi Hendrix Package’s gross sales might be donated to 5 native nonprofits, together with The Jimi Hendrix Park Foundation, the Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP), the Northwest African American Museum (NAAM), RAVE Foundation, and the Tacoma Public Schools Indian Education Program.
The nonprofits will use the funds for a number of of the next functions, in alignment with Sounders FC’s Social Justice Framework: to empower native BIPOC youth; to offer entry to sports activities, artwork and music for native BIPOC youth; and to honor the legacy of Jimi Hendrix.
These all for buying the shirts can accomplish that at official crew Professional Store areas and on MLSstore.com.