Soccer Cleats

Manchester City v Arsenal - FA Community Shield

Five cleats we can’t wait to see in the EPL

With 5 days left until the kick off of a brand new English Premier League Season we take a look at what the stars will be wearing on their feet come game day on August 16th. Here are the…


adidas 11pro expert review

Traditional in style but with tech in performance, the new edition of the adidas 11pro TRX FG is an amazingly comfortable, stripped down leather boot that has been given a punchy yet still ultra classy new paint job in preparation for the upcoming European club season. In the past the 11pro has seemed to fly under the radar…


Nike Mercurial Superfly IV expert review

Nike’s Mercurial Superfly IV looks like a revolution in soccer footwear, but what actually makes up this seemingly game-changing cleat? As you can see in the pictures, SOCCER.COM had one of our experts take them out for a spin then bring them back to the SOCCER.COM studio to take a closer…

Netherlands v Mexico: Round of 16 - 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

10 tips to get the most out of your cleats

The right pair of soccer cleats can make all the difference to your game, but it is…


Joma Super Copa expert review

SOCCER.COM took the stunning new Sharp Blue/Black/White color way of the Joma Super Copa out for testing and we were pleasantly surprised with the outcome. Here’s what we think about the technology behind Joma’s latest speed boot. The Spanish brand renowned for producing quality made soccer products have tried their hand in the highly competitive…


Umbro UX-1 Concept HG Review

The English soccer brand Umbro, have a reputation for creating durable, well made football boots and this interesting new release really embodies that reputation. Here we take a look at some of the technical aspects of the UX-1 Concept that set it apart from other cleats on the market currently. The single piece upper is…


Predator Instinct on-field review

Just when you thought the new Predator Instinct from adidas couldn’t get any better, adidas releases them in a stylish new color that is sure to put a smile on the faces of traditional Predator lovers worldwide. While the graphic Battle Pack design remains the same, the reintroduction of the classic black/white/red combination is certainly a…


Every FIFA World Cup™ goal by cleat, brand, team and league

Three days after Mario Götze scored the game-winning goal in extra time that saw Germany lift the FIFA World Cup™…

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An in-depth look at PUMA’s evoSPEED

SOCCER.COM had the chance to visit PUMA’s global headquarters in Herzogenaurach, Germany to find out about their latest edition of the evoSPEED cleat. Pascal van Essen, PUMA’s Global Head of PUMA Team Sports, walked us through the performance features of the evoSPEED cleat. While still keeping weight to an absolute minimum, the evoSPEED 1.3 has an incredibly soft,…

Colombia v Uruguay: Round of 16 - 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

The highest scoring cleat so far

adidas has released this pretty cool graphic of the adidas f50′s role in Brazil and the facts behind its place atop the goal tracker charts. This cleat has been the shoe behind 41 goals on the game’s grandest stage so far, and we expect to see even more from Colombia’s superstar James Rodriguez, Germany’s Thomas Muller…

Messi adidas Birthday adizero F50

Messi’s celebrates birthday with a colorful cleat

What do you get the game’s most prolific striker for his birthday? A new pair of cleats of course. Lionel Messi sported these colorful adidas birthday boots in training today, ahead of Argentina’s final group match tomorrow against Nigeria in Porto Alegre. A version of the adizero f50 Messi Battle Pack, only 27 versions of…

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A closer look at the Mercurial Vapor X (on-field review)

  With the introduction of the new Magista and Superfly Silos, the usually highly anticipated release of the new Mercurial Vapor has largely flown under the radar this time. After getting my hands on a pair I can tell you that they won’t go unnoticed for much longer as the MVX’s are packed…