Yearly Archives: 2012


Leather vs. Leather?

As a soccer player, your cleats are an extension of your feet. While natural and synthetic materials have different benefits, natural leathers are known for their softness, excellent ball touch and ability to conform to the foot. Natural leathers are made from animal hides, while synthetic leathers are comprised on man-made materials. When you’re choosing…


The Deadliest Cleats in Europe

While millions watched the action in Poland and Ukraine, SOCCER.COM tracked the cleats used by Europe’s finest. The results are in; these are the top-scoring soccer cleats of UEFA Euro 2012 (Headers not included)… Nike Mercurial Vapor VIII – 15 Goals. Worn by global soccer stars Cristiano Ronaldo and Zlatan Ibrahimovic, as well us up-and-coming strikers like Croatia’s Mario…

Want to play football at an American College? Here's how!

Pat Grecco is intimately aware of American college soccer teams workings, current recruiting requirements, budgets, coaching mentality, playing style, competitors, athletic department mission and a real understanding of the chemistry that is so important in successful placement. American college coaches want to recruit qualified foreign players, but simply do not know how to make themselves…