Jersey reveals are some of the most guarded of guarded secrets in soccer. Teams work for years on developing new kits and never want to reveal them early. However, the Colorado Rapids may have revealed the new jersey far before they have planned on doing it.
Earlier tonight, the Rapids sent out a tweet announcing their Coke Family night special--1 ticket, 1 meal and a coke for $29 (SIDE NOTE: That is a hell of a deal). With that it had four games that you could choose from for this deal: April 23 vs Seattle Sounders, May 11 vs Sporting Kansas City, September 17 vs San Jose Earthquakes and October 23 vs Houston Dynamo. Along with the advert it had a picture of Dillon Powers. I didn't think much of it and I looked over at Stephanie (my partner) and I said "I think the Rapids just outed themselves and their new kit."
But I didn't think much of it.
But I was not the only one:
So, the Rapids may have sent a tweet a bit prematurely (it has since been deleted). It happens. No big deal. And if this is the new jersey, I do like it.
However, if you want to go to the official jersey reveal: