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11-07-2012, 10:16 AM
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Originally Posted by TheUnseenHand View Post
I don't understand this. What exactly about these jerseys makes them cheap? Surely it's the construction and fabric used correct? If that's the case, why not just make cheaply constructed replica jerseys? I don't get it.

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Originally Posted by Grillinnap View Post
Why are the stripes at the end of the sleeves? So that Reebok can make you think twice? "Hmmm, the stripes should be where the elbows are. I don't want my jersey to look really fake so I'll go for the more expensive Premier jersey!"
Exactly this.

If they made a cheap jersey for $99 that looked like it should, they would lose Premier sales. So they make their cheaper jersey look worse.

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