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How adidas Modified the Battle Pack 11Pro!

Adidas 11Pro Battle Pack

As part of the Battle Pack collection released prior to the World Cup, adidas has gently modified the style and performance of the 11Pro silo. Note here immediately that the adiPure title has been dropped from the title, something that has been phased out over several recent colorway releases. In …

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Latest NikeiD Addition – Mercurial Superfly

We have all had a look at the latest edition of the Nike Mercurial Superfly as it has featured widely during this month’s World Cup action. With almost perfect timing, Nike have added the Superfly to the already impressive list of fully customizable cleats on their NikeID website. This news …

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The History of the Nike Mercurial Series

Mercurial Vapor III

For most players out there, the iconic Nike Mercurial series evokes some sort of vivid memories from huge games or events of recent years. It all started in 1996, when Nike partnered with the world’s most decorated international side, the Brasilian National Team. In the eyes of the swoosh, it was time …

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The Linesmen – Shooting from the Lip at the Footy World

Welcome to the second edition of The Linesmen, Jim Gautier and my bi-weekly(ish) rant about things that we find interesting or things that bother us in the football landscape. From knitted boots to Sepp Blatter nothing is safe from our wrath. This week Jim and I will be writing about our …

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World Cup Boot Recap Day 15 – U.S. Win By Losing

It has been fifteen days since Brazil first kicked off against Croatia, but it may feel like ages ago. If you were one of the dedicated fans who watched every game, that would mean that you sat through 48 group matches. Obviously we have seen both fantastic heart pumping games …

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Modify Watches’ Full USMNT Collection

The USMNT’s campaign is underway in Brazil, and so far it has been one of the more exciting ones to watch. They control their own destiny going into this final game against Germany, and a win or draw will definitely see them through. Much of the team’s success can also …

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World Cup Boot Recap Day 14 – Messi Hits Top Stride

Messi Scores vs Nigeria

With only a few games left to play in group stages, we are now starting to see what the second round match-ups will be and things start to get ever more exciting. Yesterday was all about the ever controversial Luis Suarez, but today was all about the maestro – Lionel Messi. …

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World Cup Boot Recap Day 13 – Greeks Shock the World

With day 13 complete, we’re one step closer to seeing the full picture for the next round of the World Cup. As we’ve become accustom to, there was no shortage of story lines in a couple of must-win matches. Between the late drama that saw Greece through, and the bite …

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Nike Release Exclusive Gold Hypervenom For Neymar

Nike Hypervenom in Gold

Neymar is the payer that captures the playing style of the Hypervenom Phantom boots to a tee – he is the player that Nike has essentially modeled the boot after. Because of that, Nike has created this exclusive, absolutely stunning new gold version of the Brasilian star’s Hypervenom boots for him to …

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What Do You Give Lionel Messi For His Birthday?

Messi adiZero F50 Birthday Edition

On June 24, 1987 the football world was given a gift. Today is Lionel Messi’s 27th Birthday and to celebrate, the folks at Adidas have given him a new special edition pair of boots. Messi is scheduled to wear these boots in training today, ahead of Argentina’s final group game tomorrow against …

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