04/03/2014 06:29 GMT | Updated 04/03/2014 06:59 GMT

England's 8 All-White World Cup Kit Appearances (PICTURES)


News England will wear an all-white kit at this summer's World Cup has been spun, by some sections, as a slap in the face for purists. In fact, the national team have worn the ensemble at finals as far back as 1962.

The Three Lions first sported an all-white World Cup strip for their 3-1 defeat of Argentina at Rancagua's Estadio El Teniente in 1962, and have donned the ensemble seven times since at the finals. Each garb was designed by Umbro.

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