FC Spartak Moscow is a football club based in Moscow, Russia. Spartak is nicknamed “Meat” because in Soviet era it was owned by the Collective Production Farms.
Spartak has won 12 Soviet championships (second only to Dynamo Kyiv) and 9 of 16 Russian championships. The club has also won the Soviet Cup 10 times and the Russian Cup 3 times.
Spartak Moscow currently campaigns in the Russian Premier League and is managed by Russian football legend Valery Karpin. It finished in 4th place in last year’s RPL.
Here’s a look at the FC Spartak Moscow 2011 Nike away kit launched earlier this week. The new uniform will be used for the first time during Thursday’s UEFA Europa League Round of 32 meeting with FC Basel.