adidas | Football Collective

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tms saw this less as a brand initiative and more like a social movement — a grassroots program that was born within grassroot communities. We established the “adidas Football Collective,” a platform in which Gen Z had control, spirited with positive rebellion to upset the status quo. The program had its eyes and ears in the communities, seeing the problems that truly impacted equality in football and the ability to differentiate superficial symptoms from the deep-rooted causes.

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adidas Football Collective has grown to become a unique sub-brand within the adidas brand architecture – collaborating across adidas’ global football infrastructure, catalyzing grassroot community efforts. It works with some of the world’s leading professional and local grass root clubs and partners with UEFA and charities like Common Goal. It has its own fashion line sold across adidas retail and inspired ground-breaking activations.

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