Designer Interview


Designer Exclusive: Up close with the NB Visaro 2.0

New Balance celebrated the launch of their Visaro 2.0 on Wednesday in London with an event featuring Crystal Palace midfielders Joe Ledley and Yohan Cabaye. Before the world got its first glimpse of the updates aimed at box-to-box players, we sat down with Bryan Gothie, New Balance senior project manager for cleated innovation, at the…

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PUMA evoSPEED Comparison with Peter Stappen

While the three variations of the ultra lightweight PUMA evoSPEED cleat may look very similar, there are some unique differences that set them apart. Here, we explore the differences in order to give you a better idea of which style is most suitable for you. To get the best insights possible, we traveled to Germany and the…


PUMA unveils seamless evoKNIT African Jerseys

Stepping into the future of soccer jersey design, PUMA released their innovative new 2016/17 jerseys to be worn by Ivory Coast, Cameroon and Ghana as they compete for 2017 Africa Cup of Nations honors. We caught up with PUMA Senior Product Line Manager for Teamsport Apparel Eduardo Ayala who explained this seamless knit technology in…


Designer Interview: PUMA’s evoTOUCH PRO

The exciting new PUMA evoTOUCH PRO has recently been released and it’s packed full of new technology. But what sets it apart from other modern day control cleats? We travelled to the home of German Bundesliga powerhouses, Borussia Dortmund, to speak to the Global Head of PUMA Team Sport Footwear, Pascal Van Essen, who explained exactly how this…

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“Greatness recognizes greatness,” Nike’s Nathan VanHook details Neymar Jr, Jordan collab

As Nathan VanHook placed his hand atop the interlocked Jordan Jumpman and Neymar Jr. logo on the box, he paused for a second, looked up and realized the gravity of what he was about to debut exclusively to SOCCER.COM. There at Nike’s Global Headquarters in Beaverton, Ore, amid a white-walled room lined with historic cleats…


Live at the Nike Innovation For Everyone Summit, Day One

A collection of some of the world’s most influential athletes, sport and lifestyle media, celebrities and personalities assembled today as Nike ushered in and unveiled “the dawn on a new era of sport.” CEO Mark Parker took to the stage at Manhattan’s Skylight at Moynihan Station for the Nike Innovation for Everybody 2016 summit to…