Nike is honoring one of Europe's most illustrious football clubs with a collection of uniforms designed from Nike's most environmentally friendly material to date. The updated Manchester United home kits are set to feature iconic gingham checks hailed from Manchester’s famous cotton mills. Re-enforced support throughout the shirt and shorts will balance the players temperature without compromising comfort or performance. 23% lighter fabric with 20% stronger knit, and an average of 13 recycled plastic bottles were used to produce the clubs bold team uniforms.

Hit the thumbs for a closer look at Nike's recently unveiled Manchester United home kit. [NikeInc]