Notre Dame’s footballers will fly the flag for Ireland when they hit Dublin this September – and let their feet do their talking.
Specially made cleats in the green, white and orange of the Irish flag will be worn by the Notre Dame players against Navy at the Aviva Stadium.
The Fightin’ Irish kick-off their new season against Navy when thousands of fans will cross the Atlantic for the Dublin fixture.
The game marks Notre Dame’s first appearance in Ireland in 16 years and their specially made footwear will reflect the significance of their visit.
USA Today reports that the school posted a photo of the cleats designed by Adidas on the Twitter account of the Notre Dame equipment staff managed by Ryan Grooms.
The papers that there is no news yet on whether the Irish will make any other changes to the uniform for the game.
The report states that the college has been more aggressive in alterations to their traditional navy and gold in recent years.
Notre Dame wore throwback jerseys against Michigan last season.