Cause of Swiss 'Shirtgate' under investigation

  • CNN, Monday, June 20, 2016 6:15 PM
Puma, the Swiss national team uniform manufacturer, said it had discovered that in one batch of material used in making the jerseys that ripped during the Nati's 0-0 tie with host France at Euro 2016, "yarns had been damaged during the production process, leading to a weakening in the final garment." Four ripped shirts and one burst football in what has been labeled "Shirtgate."

Granit Zhaka had to change his shirt twice during the match while Breel Embolo and Admir Mehmedi also had their jerseys rip in what was "Shirtgate."

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