Cruz Azul is a Mexican club from Mexico City. It participates in the top league in the country and in its history has won the top division in Mexico 8 times. The team was also runner-up in the 2001 prestigious Copa Libertadores. The last time Cruz Azul were crowned champions of Mexico was in 1997. The team plays home games at 35,161 capacity Azul Stadium (Blue Stadium).
The shirts of Cruz Azul have been manufactured by Umbro since 2001, when they took over from previous supplier Fila. For all the years that the club’s shirts have carried shirt sponsors, the main shirt sponsor was always Cemento Cruz Azul, which is a brand name of club owner Cooperative La Cruz Azul. The club has launched a smart new third kit for the 2013 season. The shirt has a clean black look, with the logos of the club, manufacturer and sponsors merging well into the design. The collar has a touch of blue. The shirt is complemented by black shorts with blue side stripes.