How We Score The Check

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The Source

Where the football shirt was originally purchased is a strong indicator of authenticity

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Stitching Quality

Inner and outer stitching quality as well as the team crest are clues to a kit’s authenticity

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Counterfeit Giveaways

Inspecting swing tags and care labels is often a quick way to ascertain whether a shirt is fake

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Database Comparison

We cross-reference our database of top countereit kits currently on the market

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Authenticity Markings

While shirts pre-2000 may not have authenticity markings, most newer shirts have clear markings

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Size, Fit & Detailing

Cheap counterfeits are often incorrectly sized and missing crucial details seen on authentic shirts

This authenticity check has been created in partnership Back Four Brand Protection and internal authenticity experts to help users check the authenticity of their shirts. As our experts do not handle the product, FutbolMarkt does not accept any liability for the results of the check. All results should be used as guidelines.