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Soccer's Questionable Fashion Choices

A loud look back at the sport's most unusual uniforms.

While it's not known with certainty who originally coined the phrase 'the beautiful game', there is no doubt surrounding the sentiment's accuracy. Soccer is indeed as stunning and mesmerizing as a sport can be. But in the case of these notoriously weird and wild uniforms, beauty seems to have been in the eye of the beholder...

Coventry City FC, 1978 PA Images via Getty Images Coventry City FC, 1978 Philadelphia Fury, 1978 Bob Thomas/Getty Images Philadelphia Fury, 1978 Tottenham Hotspur FC, 1979 Peter Robinson - EMPICS Tottenham Hotspur FC, 1979 Huddersfield Town AFC, 1992 Paul Marriott - EMPICS Huddersfield Town AFC, 1992 Coventry City FC, 1992 Bob Thomas/Getty Images Coventry City FC, 1992 Norwich City FC, 1992 Ben Radford/Getty Images Norwich City FC, 1992 AFC Fiorentina, 1992 Neal Simpson - EMPICS AFC Fiorentina, 1992 Arsenal FC, 1993 Bob Thomas/Getty Images Arsenal FC, 1993 Hull City AFC, 1993 Barrington Coombs - EMPICS Hull City AFC, 1993 Australia Socceroos, 1993 Getty Images Australia Socceroos, 1993 Peterborough United FC, 1994 Matthew Ashton - EMPICS Peterborough United FC, 1994 Nottingham Forest FC, 1997 Laurence Griffiths - EMPICS Nottingham Forest FC, 1997 VfL Bochum 1848, 1997 Mark Sandten/Bongarts/Getty Images VfL Bochum 1848, 1997 Shimizu S-Pulse, 1999 Shaun Botterill/Getty Images Shimizu S-Pulse, 1999 Athletic Club Bilbao, 2004 John Walton - EMPICS Athletic Club Bilbao, 2004 FC Barcelona, 2013 David Ramos/Getty Images FC Barcelona, 2013