How Fake
Kit Check

How Fake
Kit Check

Learn about Fake Kit Check, and the algorithms and methodology behind our check system

The authenticity

We’ve developed a quick algorithm-based check to determine the authenticity of your football shirt based on a question and answer form. Find out whether your football kit is real or fake in minutes, absolutely free.

Expert manual


Send us photos of your shirt, and we’ll get our authenticity experts to give you their verdict. Our team is comprised of collectors, sellers, and professional enforcement agents with decades of expertise under their belts.



How does the authenticity wizard work?

The Fake Kit Check wizard is programmed via algorithm to calculate your responses an issue a percentage score for your shirt. Shirts that score over 80% are classified as authentic, under 20% as counterfeit, and various levels in-between.

How accurate is the authenticity wizard?

Our authenticity wizard has been developed with guidance from authenticity experts and is constantly being updated to reflect the latest standards. While we cannot give a definite accuracy, it is programmed to identify key markings and issues found in fake shirts.

What happens when I submit a manual check request?

Upon submission of a manual check request, your photos and information are logged into a catalogue and a notice is issued to our authenticity experts. They in turn will look at your shirt, and provide their opinion based on the evidence you provide. If more information is required, they will contact you via email.

What is the authenticity guarantee?

For manual checks only. If our authenticity experts incorrectly classify your shirt as authentic or counterfeit - we will refund your check fee via PayPal. Users who wish to submit a claim should provide evidence of their initial check as well as proof to support their claim of incorrect judgement.

Can I get a refund if your check result is wrong?

Yes, through our authenticity guarantee, we ensure that any incorrect classifications will be refunded to users.