2006): Football History: International Perspectives; Special Issue, Historical Social Research 31, no. 1. 312 pages. Fagan, Sean (2006). “Breaking The Codes”. Using the Dutch colors in an interesting Tetris-adjacent design, the Netherlands 1988 is popular because it was worn during Holland’s run to winning the FIFA World Cup. Finishing second in La Liga and winners of Supercopa de Espana, Barcelona’s threads feature the kit in the colors of the Catalan flag, soccer training jerseys and the classic vertical stripes with a gradient accent on the sleeves.