Ever play that game where you guess the number of gumballs in a jar? Let’s take it to the next level: How about the number of taxis in the Big Apple? As of 2015, the iconic emblem of the city that never sleeps numbered—you guessed it—13,587.
Because the industry is directly controlled by the city, which allocates a finite number of taxi medallions—the city’s version of a license—the value of a single medallion (and thus a taxi) peaked at—draw a pinky to your mouth—more than $1,000,000. For years the taxi medallion was one of the most sound investments for New Yorkers, and one New Yorker in particular, Evgeny Freidman, hedged his bets on it staying that way. Over the years, he acquired more than 900 medallions. If only he could have foreseen the impact of a little app called Uber.
The ultimate symbol of club loyalty, separating fans who simply enjoy the beautiful game from you who live for it. Make every day game day, and wear your Sky Blue allegiance around your neck and down across your heart with this 59” x 7” fan favorite. Five boroughs, one city.
Just because you’re not in the middle of all the stadium action, doesn’t mean you have to take a day off from repping the Sky Blue. Whether you’re at your cousin’s wedding or grinding through the work week, sneak in your New York City FC support with the ultimate athletic socks—because for you, every day is game day. Being a diehard never looked or felt so good. There’s only one club in NYC.
The ultimate symbol of club loyalty, separating fans who simply enjoy the beautiful game from you who live for it. Make every day game day, and wear your allegiance to the Red and Blue around your neck and down across your heart with this signature 59” x 7” scarf. Live the colors.
You don’t have to be on the pitch for your feet to draw a crowd. Complete your kit with athletic socks made for fans who live the Red and Blue every day. And while we can’t promise they’ll give you the fancy footwork of Red Bull legends, we can guarantee that with them on, you won’t need such skills to impress the stadium. Run with your club.