You Should Know This – What Does the Number 3 on Chelsea Jersey Mean?

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Number 3 on Chelsea Jersey: Chelsea Football Club is a West London-based club which lies along Fulham Road, founded in 1905. The club is currently owned by Russian billionaire and politician Roman Abramovich, who took over from a couple of pensioners in 2004.

What Does the 3 on Chelsea Jersey Mean

The meaning of the digit “3” in front of Chelsea’s jerseys is a logo symbol of a Hong Kong-based telecommunication company, “Three Commences,” which are the club’s main shirt sponsors. The “Three Commences” company took over from Japanese sponsors “Yokohama Tyres” last year and signed a 3-year-deal with the London giants.

Number 3 on Chelsea Jersey
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The Blues launched their new kits in a premier league match away against London rivals West Ham United at the London Stadium on Wednesday 1st July 2020, where the Hammers thrashed them 3-2 under Frank Lampard’s reign.

3 (Three) telecommunications is a Hong Kong-based mobile phone and data provider that has a strong market presence in Sweden, the UK, Italy, Ireland, Indonesia, Denmark, Austria, Macau, and Hong Kong.

Irish soccer fans probably weren’t too befuddled by the ‘3’ logo on the Chelsea uniforms though. The nation’s senior men’s and women’s clubs have been sponsored by the telecom provider for around ten years, but then 3’s deal expired in December of 2019.

The thing is, there were quite a number of Irish fans who were very vocal about their displeasure with the company’s logo and it seems like Chelsea Stans aren’t too keen on it either, judging from some of the responses online.

The blue herringbone-knit pattern on Chelsea’s Premier League jerseys is made by Nike and is supposed to be inspired by “the traditional craft of London tailoring.”

How great would it be if Burberry just sponsored Chelsea, and the team began rocking the iconic striped pattern on the field? F.C. is an English soccer club anyway, and Burberry’s an English brand; it just makes sense.

Number 3 on Chelsea Jersey – Why does Chelsea have a 3 on their jerseys

It’s a sponsor. That’s it. No profound, deeper meaning. No allusion to the holy trinity, or the number of eggs each player likes to have in the morning.

The thing is, there were quite a number of Irish fans who were very vocal about their displeasure with the company’s logo and it seems like Chelsea Stans aren’t too keen on it either, judging from some of the responses online.

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