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Bryan Byrne

The mastermind behind the revolution that is SoccerCleats101. Bryan started this website back in 2008 and has been testing boots on a daily basis ever since. Check out our About Page for more details on Bryan and the website.

What Was Neymar’s Boot Celebration All About?

Everyone has been talking about it today; Neymar’s boot balancing celebration following his opening goal in PSG’s game with Amiens in the French League Cup. Rather than your standard fist pump or knee slide, Neymar decided to take off his right boot and balance it on his head. The question now is …

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Puma evoPOWER Vigor 2 Feature Review

Puma evoPOWER Vigor 2 Feature Review

Over the weekend, I got into a conversation with a friend about mid-tier boots that perform above expectations. A boot that quickly jumped into contention was the Puma evoPOWER Vigor 2, and as I looked up a few pairs I found that they were available at pretty awesome sale prices. A …

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adidas Release “Lone Hunter” Pack

adidas Lone Hunter Pack

Earlier today, adidas dropped the first new pack of 2018, Lone Hunter. Designed using animal camo style colors and patterns, this is a pack for players that like to pick their moment and strike. Trace Olive and Bright Orange feature prominently right across the three signature silo’s included in the …

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The Soccer Ball You Need To Start 2018

Aviata Ball Featured

If you are after a new ball to take you into 2018, this one is the best kept secret around! It comes from goalkeeping brand, Aviata Sports, and the ball is called the Volantes Thermo Ultimate. Built to be an elite level ball, we received one to test just before Christmas …

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10 Best Special Edition Boot Releases Of 2017

Who doesn’t love a good special edition boot? As brands continue to evolve and fight for market attention, more and more signature, limited edition releases are being released. Some are available on the market, while others are specific to players only. Either way, they are pretty spectacular to look at …

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Biggest Soccer Ball Ever Released? The Jumbo Size Telstar18

Telstar18 Jumbo Soccer Ball

If you were in need of a jumbo sized soccer ball, adidas has you well and truly covered. Last week, they released a jumbo sized replica version of the one to be used at the World Cup in Russia next summer. Calling it jumbo is an understatement; this version of …

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Nike Mercurial Vapor “Puro Fenomeno” NJR Released

New Neymar Boots Released

Nike has released a new boot that connects two of Brazil’s greatest ever soccer stars; Ronaldo and Neymar Jnr. Nike’s new Mercurial Puro Fenomeno boots borrow aesthetic cues from the Superfly II that Neymar wore on his debut for the Brasil National Team and pays paying homage to Ronaldo’s original Mercurial boots. …

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10 Most Innovative Boots Released In 2017

Predator and FUTURE18

We have seen some incredible new boots released to market over the past 12 months. From boots with zips to the return of the Predator, brands are pushing new boundaries and creating boots that perform at completely new levels. It has been a year of many firsts! Here we take …

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adidas Telstar18 World Cup Ball Review

World Cup 2018 Ball Featured

With the full line-up of international teams set for next summer’s World Cup in Russia, attention now turns to all the gear set to be used during the tournie. We are talking jerseys, boots and of course the official game or match ball. That belongs to adidas and the Telstar18 …

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Sergio Ramos Signature Nike Tiempo Legend Released

Sergio Ramos Limited Edition Tiempo Legend

In recognition of his many achievements, Sergio Ramos joins the likes of Ronaldinho, Totti and Pirlo in receiving his own limited edition Nike Tiempo boots. Dubbed “Corazón y Sangre,” (heart and blood), the boots pay homage to the Spanish footballer’s values and roots. As you would expect, there is a lot of …

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Special Edition Puma FUTURE 18.1 “GRIZI” Released

Puma FUTURE GRIZI

Puma has released a special edition version of their latest FUTURE 18.1 silo in celebration of Antoine Griezmann’s achievements. Shunned for being too small when he was the younger, the Atletico striker has gone on to become one of the best strikers in the game. This special Grizi Edition of the FUTURE …

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Limited Edition adidas A16+ UltraBOOST Line-Up Released

adidas A16+ UltraBOOST Line-Up

If you are a fan of UltraBOOST but haven’t been able to snag a pair in the past, now would be a good time to rejoice! Rather than being a super limited edition release that sells out in a matter of minutes, adidas has unleashed a limited edition line-up of ACE …

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Ronaldo Debut’s Quinto Triunfo, Limited Pairs Released Today!

Yesterday, 5-time Ballon d’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo impressed in the debut of his special edition “Quinto Triunfo” Superflys at the FIFA Club World Cup in Abu Dhabi. As per usual, he managed to make it a scoring debut vs Al-Jazira, while introducing his own customized version of the new golden boots …

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adidas Predator 18+ Boot Review

adidas Predator 18+ Review

It was one of the most highly anticipated arrivals in recent time; the reintroduction of a true icon; welcome in the adidas Predator 18. This isn’t your typical Predator style release, instead adidas has leveraged modern tech advancements to develop a new type of control boot. You just have to look …

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