VOLGA ULYANOVSK F.C.
Volga Ulyanovsk vs Akron Togliatti
“Knowledge Day” Special Edition
Match Worn Shirt
Did you Know?
This shirt was worn by Roman Khibaba in a 2-0 victory against Akron Togliatti on August 30th, and it was worn by the team only in this occasion. It is a special edition shirt released to celebrate the ‘Knowledge Day’ in Russia which marks the return to school after summer break. This stand-out design was inspired by a school uniform and features a backpack to reverse. Volga Ulyanovsk team is very popular for its weird limited edition shirts.
Things to Know:
FC Volga Ulyanovsk (Russian: ФК «Во́лга» Улья́новск) is a professional association football club based in Ulyanovsk, Russia. In 2008, they were relegated to the Russian Second Division 2009 after they finished 17th in Russian First Division. In December 2008, Volga signed a partnership agreement with Floriana FC of Malta, the most successful club in Maltese football. Their reserve team FC Volga-d Ulyanovsk used to play professionally as FC Energiya Ulyanovsk.
Did you Know?
This shirt was worn by Aleksey Trinitatskiy in the game between FC Volga and FC Chelyabinsk. The team played the game in a special limited edition kit with a Lev Yashin’s portrait on chest to celebrate the legendary goalkeeper’s 90th anniversary. Lev Yashin is frequently considered the best goalkeeper of the 20th century. This shirt is very limited since only 23 of them were released by the team.