Cleat 16: The Semifinals

The people are speaking and, more often than not, they are shouting “Nike” when asked to name their favorite cleat in the 2015 SOCCER.COM Cleat 16 bracket challenge. The Mercurial Vapor X, Magista Obra, Mercurial Superfly CR7 Silverware and Hypervenom Phantom Liquid Diamond are still standing, all hopeful of winning to coveted title of soccer’s…

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Air Max day & David Luiz

As you’ve probably noticed with the sneakerheads taking over instagram, tomorrow 3/26 is officially Nike Air Max day #nikeairmax. An icon for every icon. Wear Your Air 3.26. #airmaxday A video posted by Nike Sportswear (@nikesportswear) on Mar 22, 2015 at 10:01pm PDT In honor of the occasion, Nike is shining a spotlight on some…

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Minnesota awarded MLS team for 2018

Major League Soccer announced today that Minnesota United FC will join its ranks in 2018. A major announcement for @MLS today as they welcome @MNUnitedFC into the league starting in 2018! Congrats! pic.twitter.com/qSvPhEyB8g — SOCCER.COM (@soccerdotcom) March 25, 2015 Commissioner Don Garber announced last year plans to reach 24 teams by 2020, and Minnesota becomes…


Play Test: adidas Messi 10.1 Pibe de Barr10

adidas released yet another unique cleat for their superstar goal-scoring phenom last week: the Messi 10.1 Pibe de Barr10. This Lionel Messi signature edition of the F50 adizero pays tribute to the Argentinian’s childhood, with graphics inspired by those in his native Rosario and with a name meaning “neighborhood kid.” Talking pure aesthetics, I think…