Bayern to play in shirts made from recycled ocean waste
ABS-CBN Sports on Nov 05, 2016 08:57 AM
Bayern's Douglas Costa, center, celebrates with team mates Rafinha, right, and Thiago after scoring his side's second goal during the German Bundesliga soccer match between FC Bayern Munich and Borussia Moenchengladbach at the Allianz Arena stadium in Munich, Germany, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich will play in shirts made of recycled plastic waste collected off the shores of the Maldives when it hosts Hoffenheim in the Bundesliga on Saturday.
The shirts were developed by Adidas.
Adidas is a co-founder of Parley for the Oceans, an organization whose aim is to raise awareness of the condition of the oceans and to protect the maritime environment. The shirts were developed as part of its Ocean Plastic Program to rid oceans of plastic waste.