The Spanish national football team is currently having the most successful era in their history.

The 1950s and 1960s was the most successful period prior to this, in this time they achieved 4th place in the World Cup in 1950 and won the European Championship in 1964.

They are now one of the most popular teams in the world selling thousands of soccer jerseys and Spain children football kits.

The Spain home and away kit is manufactured by Adidas, and has been since 1992.

The team's home kit is traditionally red with some form of yellow decoration. The shorts are usually navy blue with red socks.

The Spanish Coat Of Arms is used as the crest. This kit has become synonymous with top soccer players and great footballing success over the past decade.

The Spain away kit usually picks uses a lighter blue color scheme. The current shirt features a striking new design.

Across the body is a graduating darker blue stripe that fades as it travels down the length of the shirt.

The neckline and sleeve trims are darker blue as well as the famous Adidas stripes that adorn the shoulders. This is a great looking kit that any player or Spain fan would be proud to wear.

After ensuring qualification for next years World Cup in Brazil by coming top of their group the Spain team are getting in some practice and training by playing some friendly matches.

During qualification the team were undefeated, they drew 2 matches, both at home but wearing the Spain away kit they earned 3 points from every match.

This week's friendly against South Africa should have posed no threat.

The Spanish team travelled to South Africa where they would play a friendly match against the national side.

The last time the Spanish team was in South Africa in 2010 they left with the World Cup trophy in their hands.

A momentous occasion for team, country and supporters around the globe. The numbers of Spain children football kits sold since that momentous day is incredible as youngsters want to emulate the World Soccer Champions.

This return visit wasn't to be as celebratory. Spain manager Del Bosque fielded a strong team, which wore the Spain away kit, better than the team that won last weeks friendly in Equatorial Guinea.

However, their South African opponents bettered them, posing a threat from the start. Bernard Parker netted after 57 minutes to put the home side ahead and Spain were unable to get back into the game.

This shocking 1-0 loss is the first defeat for the Spanish heroes in over 3 years. After the game Del Bosque admitted that this was probably his teams worst performance in recent times.

Referring to a late challenge and fantastic save by the South African goalkeeper, he was happy with his teams 'attitude' as in their Spain away kit they never gave up looking for a goal.

But is this a bad day or the end of the team's superiority?

Spain has had an unprecedented series of successes, not only winning the 2010 World Cup but also winning the European Championships in both 2008 and 2012. This makes them the only national team to have won 3 consecutive continental and World Cup trophies.

In the FIFA World Rankings that ranks all the national teams, Spain are currently number 1.

Barring very brief spells for Brazil and the Netherlands they have occupied this top spot since the summer of 2008.

Although winning their qualifying group for the 2014 World Cup, beating France to the automatic qualification spot, they have not put up a convincing enough performance to rank as favorites to lift the trophy again next summer.

This latest outing for the Spain away kit in South Africa is likely to lead to further speculation regarding the hopes of them securing a 4th consecutive title.

Winning the World Cup is a huge honor filled with much prestige. Since the 1st tournament in 1930 only 8 teams have ever won.

Brazil has won 5 times, Italy 4, and Germany 3, Argentina and Uruguay twice with France, England and Spain winning once each.

Played in Brazil the home nation is firm favorite to gain their 6th victory.

Adults and children football kits are sure to become increasingly popular in the build up to these mighty international teams meeting in Brazil next summer.

How do you think the players in the Spain away kit could have improved their performance against South Africa?

Do you think Spain has any chance of winning the 2014 World Cup?

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