Puma has launched the Azzuri's new strip prior their friendly with Uruguay in Rome on November 15th. This kit will be worn at the European Championship's this summer.
According to PUMA:
PUMA today launched the new official playing home kit of the Italian National Football team. Stefano Caroti, Chief Commercial Officer of PUMA SE presented the shirt to the Azzurri captain Gianluigi Buffon and FIGC Marketing Manager Benedetta Geronzi, at the Centro Sportivo La Borghesiana in Rome. The Italian National Team will wear the new home kit for the first time against Uruguay tomorrow in Rome, a game that will mark the 150th anniversary of the Unification of Italy, and in the lead up to and during The 2012 UEFA European Football Championship in Poland and Ukraine.
Mario Balotelli has already been caught not wanting to wear it, emerging for the second half against Uruguay wearing the old kit.