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LA Galaxy to wear eco-inspired kits made of recycled ocean plastic

MLS, Adidas collab with Parley to celebrate Greener Goals initiative

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Finally, a jersey Spicoli could be proud of.

MLS and Adidas have partnered with environmentally-conscious apparel brand Parley for the Oceans to print special edition jerseys for a quartet of MLS clubs, including the Galaxy.

Check out the photo gallery HERE.

Timed to celebrate Earth Day and in conjunction with MLS's Greener Goals initiative, four MLS clubs -- New York City FC, Orlando City, LA Galaxy, and Seattle Sounders -- will sport special adidas MLS Parley club kits made with Parley Ocean Plastic, upcycled from marine plastic intercepted by Parley ocean clean-up operations in the Maldives.

The kits will be worn on Sunday, April 23, when New York City FC host Orlando City SC at Yankee Stadium (1:30 pm ET, FS1 and Fox Deportes in US, MLS LIVE in Canada), and when LA Galaxy welcome reigning MLS Cup champions Seattle Sounders FC at StubHub Center (4 pm ET, ESPN and ESPN Deportes in US, MLS LIVE in Canada).

Once the original plastic material is collected, it's repurposed into performance material for use in either apparel or footwear – in this case, jerseys. The one-time specials – which all parties hope will lead the way to future collaborations – read "for the oceans" on the back neck tape to commemorate the occasion.