With the World Cup less than a year away, teams are prepping for this summer’s Confederations Cup in Russia. And adidas is making their own moves by this morning unleashing a new limited collection that will be worn by players at the tournament. Welcome in the Confederations Cup pack.
Included in the pack is the X17+ Purespeed and ACE17+ Purecontrol. The general pattern found on the boots is inspired by the Russian Ruby that sits on top the Great Imperial Crown, playing homage to the host nation. In order to be disruptive, adidas flip the design on both boots, with Purespeed featuring the Ruby Red crushed glass effect along the toe line, compared to a higher laceless layered design on Purecontrol. It also pairs with the unique Ruby Red design that is found on the tournaments official match ball, the adidas Krasava.
Everything today is geared around the radical X17+ Purespeed design and its ultra impact soleplate. In order to complete the design, adidas has taken the broken red pattern down under the boot and added a chrome finish. It is likely to flake during play, but the initial visual effect is quite dramatic!