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Manchester United shirt criticized for being 'sexist'

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Manchester United Shirt Criticized For Being 'Sexist'

The new Manchester United women's shirt is eliciting some spirited responses.

Adidas unveiled the design to great fanfare, attention, and a little digital disdain.
Because the women's shirt has a neckline lower than the men's, it's being assailed as "sexist" and "discriminatory" on social media.

"Seriously @adidas?! why is the V neck so low compared with mens one? Some of us don't like to show cleavage," said one soccer fan on Twitter.

"You can make a women's version with a normal neckline. Nike does," said another.

Not everyone is criticizing Adidas, though.

Some hailed the design itself: "Wow they actually released a women's shirt this year! About time tbh," said one Twitter supporter.

Others dismissed the disdain: "seems to me they are giving women more options, rather than curtailing or discriminating against them."

Adidas defends the design, and says it was developed after consulting withManchester United fans.
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