For many players, finding the right boot post CTR360 has become a daunting task. Nike never directly replaced the control boot, but they did introduce a more dynamic, agility focused option in the form of the Magista Opus. Playing little brother to the Magista Obra, the Opus didn’t receive a great …Read More »
Adidas Primeknit Hits US Shores – Already Sold Out!
Earlier this morning, adidas unleashed their first ever selection of the Primeknit boot on the US market, and they sold out within minutes! Featuring a fully knitted upper, the Primeknit is a kind of mysterious marvel, something that was only increased by the lack of boots offered in the US through the …Read More »
Adidas Predator Instinct Gets “Official” Release
Its a funny old world sometimes! Today, Adidas officially released the Predator Instinct, several months after its introduction to the market. You might recall seeing the Instinct as part of the World Cup Battle Pack collection and it was also widely on show in Brazil. But, at that time we …Read More »
Black is Back With the Nike Stealth Pack II
I can almost guarantee that the announcement of this latest round of colorways is currently being met with some sort of applause from fans who have been eagerly awaiting its drop – welcome in the Stealth Pack II. What an incredible line-up of designs on show here; it is new-age boots and technology …Read More »
Get the Midas Touch – The NIKEiD Gold Pack
For most players, a nice slice of Gold coloring on their boots makes for a very desirable look. It is a color that we don’t see widely used, yet when boots feature it they sell very, very well. A few weeks back, Nike introduced us to a customized Neymar version that …Read More »
What has the Nike Mercurial Vapor X Got on Offer?
Visually, it wasn’t too difficult to spot the Nike Mercurial Vapor X during the World Cup. They might not have been front and center of the goal charts, but the Hyper Punch colorway was worn by a high number of international stars. With the addition of a Volt swoosh that …Read More »
Under Armour Clutchfit Force Review
There is an air of mystique about the latest Under Armour release, the ClutchFit Force, due to its truly unique looking upper and futuristic chassis. With a growing reputation in the boot world thanks to several top performing boots and key sponsorship deals, UA is looking for new ways to …Read More »
The History of the Nike Mercurial Series
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 …Read More »
Nike Release Exclusive Gold Hypervenom For Neymar
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 …Read More »
What Do You Give Lionel Messi For His Birthday?
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 …Read More »
Adidas Predator Instinct Review
As part of the Battle Pack collection released prior to World Cup 2014, adidas introduced us to the latest incarnation in their fabled power boot series – the Predator Instinct. In recent times, the Predator has become more of a hybrid release, but on this version they have restructured the …Read More »
What Does the Nike Magista Opus Have On Offer?
If you’ve been tracking World Cup action in Brazil, you might have spotted the large number of players wearing the Nike Magista Opus. There are actually a lot more players wearing the Opus compared to the highly advanced Magista Obra! To some, that might seem a little surprising but the …Read More »
Umbro UX-1 Review
Just over a month ago, the folks at the Double Diamond dropped some subtle hints that they had a new boot on the horizon, ready for release before the World Cup. Upon release, the Umbro UX-1 drew some gasps and set a new tone for the brand as they step …Read More »
Everything You Need to Know About the Adidas Battle Pack
Finally, it has arrived – the 2014 World Cup in Brazil has officially kicked-off and not a minute too soon. Other than the fact we get to see the best players in the world in action, competing at the highest level, we also get to do plenty of high profile …Read More »