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Manchester United shirt criticized for being 'sexist'

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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