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Footballers don’t ‘wear bras’ – sporting reasons for under-shirt clothing explained

If you watch a lot of football and pay close attention to a team, you will have noticed that many footballers are now wearing under-shirt garments that, to some, resemble a sports bra.

It’s not a bra they are wearing though – it’s a highly sophisticated piece of technology that is designed to aid players and their clubs in their physical development, ensuring they perform at an optimum level.

So, in case you’ve been confused and were wondering what exactly players were wearing, Goal brings you everything you need to know.

What is the ‘bra’ device that footballers wear?

The vest that footballers wear under their jerseys (and sometimes over them when in training) is a piece of equipment which holds a GPS tracking device.

Information and statistical data about the player’s movements are recorded by the device and then fed through to a software dashboard which can be accessed

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