• 03-DEC-2009

Fernando Verdasco prepares for the Davis Cup Final with the help of the Spanish National Football Team

Verdasco Barricade
Fernando Verdasco will wear the new adidas jersey of the Spanish National Football Team this weekend, as Spain defends its Davis Cup title against the Czech Republic in Barcelona. Last year's Davis Cup hero in the epic final against Argentina, received this special present from members of the Spanish National Football Team as they unite forces to show once again Impossible is Nothing on the sporting stage. Fernando Verdasco's personalised shirt is not just a piece of performance apparel it is a representation of history and a homage to all the players who have worn the red jesery of Spain over the past 100 years. It is a unique jersey not only for its ForMotion™ technological components but also the emotion it evokes and the power it brings while respresenting your country.adidas has adapted the football jersey to comply with the International Tennis Federation regulations making it possible to use the jersey during this weekend's Davis Cup final. Fernando Verdasco will be only player to exclusively wear this jersey on the Barcelona clay courts. He will also wear personalised mi adidas Barricade V shoes to reflect the colours of his native country. Featuring a rave red upper, neon yellow laces, three white stripes and silver claws, his mi Barricade V also has a Spanish flag embroidered on the tongue of the shoe. In addition the 26-year-old added his nickname "Tabasco" to the heel of his mi Barricade V. A special video featuring Fernando Verdasco and players from the Spanish National Football Team can be viewed and shared on www.facebook.com/adidasfootballespana.