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Introduction To The Adidas Ace 16+ TKRZ

Ace16+ TKRZ

Labeling the Adidas Ace 16+ TKRZ as “one of the most unusual pair of soccer shoes I have ever seen” is definitely not an understatement. Rather than being a regular styled boot, these are geared toward players that aim to master tricks needed to boss the cage. Think about the best small-sided footballers that need total 360 …

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The Umbro Speciali Eternal and its Special Edition Box

Speciali Eternal

They are not currently available in the US, but those of you appreciate classically inspired boots are sure to appreciate an up close look at the Umbro Speciali Eternal. These boots were released earlier this year as the Double Diamond looks to compete against the likes of the Adidas Gloro …

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Up Close – New Balance Visaro K-Leather Edition

New Balance Visaro K

It is no secret that we haven’t been big fans of New Balance and their range of boots released this year. Given the amount of time they had to release their line-up, and the fact they were building off the Warrior brand, we expected some killer performing boots. Yet, that …

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Up Close – Cristiano Ronaldo and the Savage Beauty Superfly

Chapter 1: Savage Beauty The Cristiano Ronaldo story, as told through Superfly boot designs. Given the Worldly reputation of the Portuguese star, it only makes sense that the swoosh would create a unique project that pairs their ability to create top quality boots with awe inspiring designs. The first installment, …

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Up Close – The Best Adidas X15 Colorway Yet?

Adidas X15 Whiteout

Since their initial introduction to the market, each colorway in the adidas X15 series seems to have got better and better. One of the latest, and our preferred to date, comes in this extremely clean Whiteout colorway. The fact that they feature a metallic silver side panel might demote them …

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Up Close – Detailing the adiZero f50 Yamamoto “Dragon”

Adidas adiZero f50 Yamamoto Dragon Featured

Last August, adidas released a limited edition collaboration boot with renowned Japanese designer Yohji Yamamoto, this one labelled the Yamamoto adiZero F50 Dragon. It was the type of ferocious design that immediately grasped attention and had fans wondering what the highly visual graphic was all about. On release, we highlighted …

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Up Close: Nike Elastico Finale III IC (Before Retirement)

Elastico Finale

As part of their master plan to re-engineer the indoor boot market through the Nike FootballX range, Nike actually retired some pretty sweet shoes. Case in point these Elastico Finale III. From a performance perspective, they have everything going for them, including a high number of positive reviews from players that ply their …

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