Indignant England fans give US flag a Nike makeover

An alternate US flag with blue and purple colours replacing the traditional red stripes
(Image credit: Newton Newton Flags)

The Nike England flag controversy just won't go away. The unveiling of the sports brand's new England home kit design ahead of Euro 2024 has been one of those rare cases in which everyone from sporting celebrities to the British prime minister has a design opinion, and most of them are negative.

The controversy revolves around a somewhat unconventional choice of colours for the England flag on the neck of the football shirt. Now a British flag maker has decided to "return the favour" to show what a Nike redesign of the US flag could look like.

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Joe Foley

Joe is a regular freelance journalist and editor at Creative Bloq. He writes news, features and buying guides and keeps track of the best equipment and software for creatives, from video editing programs to monitors and accessories. A veteran news writer and photographer, he now works as a project manager at the London and Buenos Aires-based design, production and branding agency Hermana Creatives. There he manages a team of designers, photographers and video editors who specialise in producing visual content and design assets for the hospitality sector. He also dances Argentine tango.