Kyle Walker. One of the best right-backs in the world. Winner of three Premier League titles with Manchester City. A regular for the England team. And now the designer of a home and away kit for CALM that you can play as on FIFA 22. You can also buy the PUMA kits IRL to support our life-saving work. Career highlight? We hope so.
9th May 2022
The Dream Team:
CALM x Kyle Walker
FIFA 22 players will be able to unlock the home and away kits in FIFA Ultimate Team by completing a series of in-game objectives. And the full Kyle Walker x CALM collection will be available in VOLTA FOOTBALL including cap, tracksuit and hoodie.
Kyle has designed the kits to help open the conversation around mental health and challenge the stereotypes that prevent people seeking the help they need. The kits represent and reflect on some of the amazing highs and lows he’s experienced throughout his career - and how the support of his teammates, friends and family has helped him through it all. “Hopefully it can be a reminder that no matter what you're going through, there is always hope and always someone for you to lean on,” he says.
'Hopefully it can be a reminder that no matter what you're going through, there is always hope and always someone for you to lean on'
You see, Kyle shares our view that football has a massive role to play in the way we deal with mental health and suicide. And whether you’re playing a game of FIFA with your mates or supporting your team, football is all about being part of something. It's a reason to get together, do what you love and feel better for it.
“Football is about being part of something. From when I was playing as a kid in Sheffield to now playing with Manchester City and England, the feeling has remained the same.”
WIN A MAN CITY SHIRT SIGNED BY KYLE
We’ve partnered with PUMA who have given us these amazing prizes:
First prize: signed Man City top (Size M)
Second and third prizes: signed PUMA footy
All you need to do is text ‘PUMA’ to 70215 to find out more (you won’t be charged until you reply to the next message to enter).
You have until Friday 21 May @ midday to enter - and all the money raised will go to support CALM and our life-saving services.
The home kit design reflects every stage of Walker’s football career; documenting the highs including Premier League title victories, to the lows of defeats in major finals. The colours on the kit represent each club the full-back has played for and is a tribute to the role of the clubs in making him the player that he is today.
The away kit design is a vivid demonstration of the challenges surrounding poor mental health. Key statistics and phrases are included across the kit highlighting that 125 people die by suicide every week in the UK, with 75% of those being male. Alongside this the kit champions our message that ‘life is always worth living’
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