Seeing hundreds or thousands of scarves that match team logos, colors and hearing waves of the chant from spectators means you’re probably in a soccer stadium, near the field or watching a match on TV. The soccer scarf is synonymous with soccer fans but there’s more to the story than just tradition.
SOCCER SCARVES FUNCTIONALITY
In the UK, spectators of “football” known as “soccer” to North Americans wrapped scarves around their necks for protection from the dismal elements of English fall and winter weather in the early days of the sport’s popularity. As adoration of the sport rose, so did the excitement of the fans wearing their scarves with matching colors and badges to support their team with pride.
SOCCER SCARVES TO GET EXCITED ABOUT
At live basketball games it’s common to see fans with the giant pointer foam finger to wave. At live Soccer matches fans have their club and team scarves to get their excitement on with, and it is a serious show of spirit. Every club, every team has a story and fans love to sing, shout, and wave soccer scarves in effort to support, share pride and energy for their team’s story. If you don’t already have a soccer scarf, or want the latest edition for style or warmth then shop for one now.