Adidas celebrates 70 years with star-studded building opening

  • Adidas celebrated its 70th anniversary on Friday.Adidas opened a new building resembling a football stadium and housing 2,000 employees at its sprawling site outside the town of Herzogenaurach.
The Adidas logo is pictured during celebrations for German sports apparel maker Adidas' 70th anniversary at the company's headquarters in Herzogenaurach, Germany. (Reuters)
1/7The Adidas logo is pictured during celebrations for German sports apparel maker Adidas' 70th anniversary at the company's headquarters in Herzogenaurach, Germany. (Reuters)
Former tennis player Stan Smith looks at his shoe as he attends the celebrations for German sports apparel maker Adidas' 70th anniversary at the company's history exhibition in Herzogenaurach, Germany. (Reuters)
2/7Former tennis player Stan Smith looks at his shoe as he attends the celebrations for German sports apparel maker Adidas' 70th anniversary at the company's history exhibition in Herzogenaurach, Germany. (Reuters)
The Adidas logo is pictured during celebrations for German sports apparel maker Adidas' 70th anniversary at the company's headquarters in Herzogenaurach. (Reuters)
3/7The Adidas logo is pictured during celebrations for German sports apparel maker Adidas' 70th anniversary at the company's headquarters in Herzogenaurach. (Reuters)
The sole of the Adidas shoe Alphaedge is presented during celebrations for German sports apparel maker Adidas' 70th anniversary at the company's FutureLab in Herzogenaurach, Germany. (Reuters)
4/7The sole of the Adidas shoe Alphaedge is presented during celebrations for German sports apparel maker Adidas' 70th anniversary at the company's FutureLab in Herzogenaurach, Germany. (Reuters)
Former German soccer player Philipp Lahm points at a 1990 Germany jersey as he attends the celebrations for German sports apparel maker Adidas' 70th anniversary at the company's history exhibition in Herzogenaurach, Germany. (Reuters)
5/7Former German soccer player Philipp Lahm points at a 1990 Germany jersey as he attends the celebrations for German sports apparel maker Adidas' 70th anniversary at the company's history exhibition in Herzogenaurach, Germany. (Reuters)
Biathlon athlete Laura Dahlmeier, cycling athlete Kristina Vogel, biathlon athlete Magdalena Neuner, former football player Philipp Lahm and musician Pharrell Williams attend the celebrations for German sports apparel maker Adidas' 70th anniversary, at Adidas' Arena building in Herzogenaurach, Germany. (Reuters)
6/7Biathlon athlete Laura Dahlmeier, cycling athlete Kristina Vogel, biathlon athlete Magdalena Neuner, former football player Philipp Lahm and musician Pharrell Williams attend the celebrations for German sports apparel maker Adidas' 70th anniversary, at Adidas' Arena building in Herzogenaurach, Germany. (Reuters)
This 2019 photo shows an Installation view of
7/7This 2019 photo shows an Installation view of "Nature—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial" in New York. The exhibit of cutting edge innovations at the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, on view through January 20, 2020, includes a prototype for Adidas sneakers made of recycled ocean plastic and another prototype of sneakers that can be cleaned, broken down and remade entirely with the same material. (AP)
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