This past weekend, Wayne Rooney notched his 250th goal for Manchester United, becoming the club’s all-time leading scorer. To celebrate Rooney’s achievements, Nike introduces a special edition Hypervenom WR250. The boot features the colors Rooney dons for both club and country: red and white. To highlight Rooney’s new record, a special logo was created …Read More »
Is there Hidden Meaning in Wayne Rooney’s Boots?
Shout out to Andrew McCole for this spot that he shared during our latest episode of “Boots and Bantz“. The boot in question is the 100 cap Hypervenom that Rooney wore this past weekend. In normal mode, the side of the boot reads “100”. BUT, if you flip them over, the result …Read More »
Nike Went “All Out” On Wayne Rooney’s 100th Cap Hypervenom!
It is set to be a monumental day for Wayne Rooney, as he makes his 100th cap for England’s in their Euro 2016 qualifier versus Slovenia on Saturday. The 29-year-old will join an illustrious group of players to have represented the Three Lions on 100-or-more occasions. In terms of the boot, …Read More »
Nike T90 Laser IV Players – What Are They Wearing Now?
What happens to the loyal wearers of a boot when a brand discontinues the range? That was the case when Nike replaced T90 range with the Hypervenom, leaving their sponsored players with a few options on what boots to wear. Obviously Nike had some say in what the players switched …Read More »
FA Community Shield 2013: What to Watch For
With the English season upon us, the Football Association’s Community Shield provides the first taste of top division competitive soccer. In a rare twist, this season’s game features a team no longer in the top flight of English soccer. Due to Wigan’s miraculous run in the FA cup last season, …Read More »
Nike Hypervenom Released – A New Breed of Player
Say hello to the Nike Hypervenom – Nike’s latest boot to cater to a very specific type of player. Built for those that play with and agile, deceptive and deadly attacking style, the Hypervenom has been developed with input from players such as Neymar, Wayne Rooney and Zlatan Ibrahimovich. These …Read More »
Rooney and the Boot That Caused His Injury
Over the weekend, Wayne Rooney suffered what was a pretty traumatic injury to his right quad compliments of a stray Hugo Rodellega boot. The result was a “6-inch long x 1-inch deep” gash that is set to keep Rooney sidelined for several weeks. If you are familiar or have read …Read More »
Rooney on Fire in Nike T90 Laser III
Shout-out to Wayne Rooney, who grabbed his second hat-trick in as many games for Manchester United today. He now has a very impressive 8 goals in 4 EPL games this season – not a bad goals to games ratio right there! Rooney is currently wearing the Nike T90 Laser III …Read More »
Random Post – Edition 4
Plenty going on in the last few weeks and things will only continue to get busier as we hit the Christmas period! There have been releases coming thick and fast, including the Nike CTR360 Maestri II and the Adidas adiPure IV – both of which are good looking boots in …Read More »
Random Post – Edition 1
If you haven’t noticed, things are currently very quiet in the world of soccer cleats! During June and July it seemed like there was a new release daily, but not that season has started things have really settled down. There are some new Nike and Puma colorway releases coming up …Read More »
Nike Total 90 Laser III Neptune Blue/Vibrant
Nike have released a new Neptune Blue/Vibrant version of the Total90 Laser III that has been pretty easy to spot lately. If you saw the mid-week Champions League game between Man Utd and Bayern Munich you might have seen Wayne Rooney scoring wearing them. That is if you caught the …Read More »
Nike Total90 Laser III Leave Wayne Rooney on Fire!
Earlier this year, Nike released their latest incarnation of the Total 90 Laser range, the T90 Laser III, in a blaze of glory. Backed by millions of dollars in TV and online advertising, Fernando Torres became the focal player, and things looked positive for the third edition boot in the …Read More »