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adidas Telstar 18 Released – Official World Cup Match Ball

adidas Telstar 18 Official Match Ball

With the full line-up of teams set to compete at next summer’s World Cup finals almost finalized, adidas has released the official match ball that will be used in Russia. The new adidas Telstar 18 is a re-imagining of the first adidas FIFA World Cup match ball, the iconic Telstar …

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Players that Prefer the Regular Collar over the Dynamic Mid Cut Collar

When the new Magista Obra and Mercurial Superfly series were released there was a lot of talk about the new dynamic mid cut collar that both boots featured. The collar covers the ankle, and it is designed to make the boots feel as an extension to the foot. The response from …

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Adidas adiZero F50 – Top Scoring Boot at the World Cup

What do James Rodriguez, Lionel Messi, Thomas Muller, Robin van Persie, Arjen Robben, and Karim Benzema all have in common? Two things actually, they’re six of the leading goal scorers at the ongoing World Cup, and they’re all wearing a pair of the Adidas adizero F50‘s (either Battle or Earth pack). …

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World Cup Boot Recap Day 11 – Life in the Group of Death

Day eleven has concluded in Brazil, and that means that every team has played twice. At this point in the World Cup, matches in groups will be played concurrently to avoid any questionable actions or deals between teams. This means that the avid fan will have to multitask and keep …

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World Cup Boot Recap Day 9 – Five Star France

Day 9 of the World Cup treated us to a fiesta of goals and three absolutely cracking matches. From Italy and Costa Rica in the opener right through to Ecuador and Honduras in today’s finale. There’s quite a few pairs to cover in today’s edition of the World Cup Boot Recap, so …

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Adidas release the Official World Cup Final Ball

Brazuca Final Rio (1)

The Brazuca World Cup ball has been one of the most tested balls over the past few months. It has traveled the world in the Adidas Brazucam series and has been utilized in competitions such as the FIFA Club World Cup, Copa del Rey, MLS, DFB Pokal as well as numerous …

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The USMNT Squad And The Boots They Will Wear In Brazil

With the days ticking down until the first kick in Brazil, Jurgen Klinsmann released his final 23-man roster. There are some big story lines (many filled with controversy) surrounding the roster. Obviously, the big one is the USA’s most decorated player Landon Donovan being left off the roster. What adds to …

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Best Players Missing the World Cup and What they Wear

The World Cup is considered to be the greatest gathering of countries at the national level. But some select players will have to miss out of the biggest stage in soccer. Whether it be because of injury or because their respective countries failed to qualify, these players will be missed. …

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Puma Momentta Vulc Sala – World Cup Collection

With all the crazy adidas and Nike World Cup boot releases of late, some might have missed what is probably the cleanest World Cup sneaker collection released to date! Puma has their own line-up in the Momentta Vulc Sala range, covering several qualified countries and the end results are pretty awesome. …

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Umbro Trip to Brazil Giveaway – Do You Speak Golaço?

Golaços or great goals are what make the football world go round, and not many make beautiful goals like the Brazilians. Roberto Carlos scored some incredible goals during his illustrious career, none more spectacular than the famous free kick against France in 1997 whilst he was sporting the iconic Umbro Speciali. …

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USA and England Advance!

What a crazy morning of soccer action, but both England and the US progressed from what turned out to be an extremely tough Group C. Landon Donovan turned out to be the hero for the US, scoring a dramatic 91st minute winner when the US looked like they were out …

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World Cup 2010 Arrives in Style!

Today saw the start of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa and one thing is for sure, the Nike Elite range is doing its job! The Mach Purple and Total Orange colorpattern is designed to allow other players to see you on the pitch. While watching the opening game …

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Jabulani Ball Controversy

With all the current hype about the Jabulani, I thought it would be a good time to point out the review of the ball that we did back in January. Goalkeepers seem to be the primary ones discussing and denouncing the World Cup ball because of its unpredictability. After testing, …

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Adidas “Sea Of Yellow” Range Released

Adidas have just released a very unique new yellow-on-black line of cleats highlighting their approach to this summer’s World Cup. The colorway is officially Black/Sun and is part of the “Sea of Yellow” campaign, a campaign designed to unite South Africans behind the 2010 FIFA World Cup. This follows up …

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