Hammarby are the third team of Stockholm, located in the south of the city. Currently they are in the second division, and off the pace to gain promotion this year. Interestingly–and in an odd coincidence–they are managed by former US Men’s National Team defender Gregg Berhalter, the first American to manage a European side. Although in the second division, Hammarby boast a passionate fan base  (as I learned first hand when green flares rained down on AIK supporters during their march to the Tele2 Arena through Hammarby territory). This shirt is a classic tight-fitting Kappa design, which is–in my opinion–one of the best styles of football shirts currently on the market. If you are wondering why I got a Hammarby shirt instead of one from either of the teams whose match I attended, the answer is simple. There were no size large shirts for either Djurgardens or AIK since it is the end of the season and the stock had–apparently–run out. Sweden is also a very expensive country and I couldn’t justify spending 100 US Dollars on a shirt that would not properly fit me; luckily Hammarby had a size large shirt in stock which I share with you below.

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