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Tag Archives: Up Close

UA Clutchfit Force 3.0 ICON – They Arrived!

UA ICON Custom Boots

A few weeks back, we were offered the opportunity to be one of the first to fully customize a pair of Under Armour Clutchfit Force, part of the new ICON feature. UA ICON steps things up a level, by offering incredible new ways to create your own personalized boot. You can …

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What is the adidas Copa Gloro 17.2?

Copa Gloro Featured

Sometimes, keeping a boot design simple can prove most effective on-pitch. This boot is a pretty perfect example. As part of the highly regarded Copa Mundial family, the Copa Gloro 17.2 is intended to provide comfort in the most simplistic fashion. There isn’t a lot to this release; a premium Taurus …

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What to Expect From The Nike Premier II

Nike Premier 2 Feature

If classy, traditional style, heritage boots are your thing, then you are probably fully aware of what the Nike Premier line-up is all about. With its second generation release in the series, Nike has made a few minor updates across the upper. These changes are not necessarily intended to change …

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evoSPEED + evoTOUCH = PUMA ONE

Puma One Feature

It is one of those unspoken aspects to the new Puma ONE release, but in order to take it to market another boot had to bow out. In fact, Puma went a step further and made a more radical change by retiring both the evoSPEED and evoTOUCH silos. In reality …

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Special Edition Nike Tiempo VII “Black Platinum”

Tiempo Legend VII Featured

If you have been waiting for an updated version of the Nike Tiempo to arrive, it is almost here. This weekend, Nike treated us to an exclusive pair of their special edition Nike Tiempo Legend VII. Featuring a Black Platinum colorway, there are only 100 pairs of these boots worldwide, …

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What Has Puma Created With the evoPOWER Vigor 3D?

If you have experienced what the Puma evoPOWER Vigor 1 has on offer, you will know that they are pretty special. If the market was based on performance alone, they would sit very close to the top of the pile. Well, Puma is looking to make an additional statement with …

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What You Need To Know About the Ryal Dribbling

Ryal Dribbling soccer boots

Every now and again a company will make a pair of boots and they will make you think two things. Why? And then, if you’re a certifiable boot loon quickly follow that up with, you know what I kind of want to get a closer look at them, and see what …

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CR7 Forged For Greatness, and The Superfly That Proved It!

Given his Champions League final performance at the weekend, it seems like a really good time to profile Cristiano Ronaldo’s latest signature boot. Chapter 4 in the CR7 storyline comes with the tag “Forged For Greatness” and celebrates the transformation years in Ronaldo’s career. Visually, it features a dynamic transition fade from …

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Up Close – “What The Mercurial” Superfly

What The Mercurial Box Boots and Bag

It is not often that we get to go back in time and revisit a super limited edition boot like the What The Mercurial with the boots actually in hand! Thanks to soccer.com, who sent them over as a special gift to commemorate the release of their newly updated website, we …

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Up Close – Nike Hypervenom Phantom “Motion Blur”

Hypervenom Phantom Motion Blur featured

Along with the release of the third generation Hypervenom series, Nike has changed the naming convention for the top tier boots. Rather than the collar version being Phantom and then the top tier ankle cut being the Hypervenom Phinish, they have simplified things and gone with Phantom DF and Phantom. As a …

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