The Azurri away kits base colour of the white shirt. The white away kits, however made no appearance at the 2006 FIFA World Cup.
Puma named Neil Barrett Creative Director for a series of technical collections starting with Italy’s National Football Team. Team Italia wore Neil Barrett’s “on pitch kit” training and formal wear exclusively, ultimately winning the 2004 European Cup title. Barrett became the first fashion designer ever to have exclusively dressed a national football team.