Cleat Spotting

By David Fleenor – It does not matter what you call it, a replica jersey, official jersey, authentic jersey, or even a ‘why-is-my-club-sticking-it-to-me-with-this-over-priced-piece-o’-s**t-again-this-season-but-that-I-have-to-buy-jersey’, there is no argu...
It’s the most wonderful time of the year – for boot fans at least. With tons of releases to ponder, this week’s boot spotting was packed full of exciting new boots. Here’s the lot of them. Fernando Torres – adidas Kaiser 5 Cup We start off with the ...
Cristiano Ronaldo is extending his brand by becoming the jersey sponsor for a lower-division club in his hometown of Madeira.  Clube de Futebol Uniao will wear the ‘CR7 Museu’ logo on the front of their jerseys to promote the museum dedicated to the Real Madrid...
The chance to design an officially licensed shirt for a major soccer club that will be sold in North America does not come around often so find your inspiration and embrace your artistic side to create a look for a Bayern Munich t-shirt. Say What?  Design a shi...
NFL players, and not just the kickers anymore, have been spotted recently pulling on soccer cleats and that is not the only instance of the NFL copying soccer this season.  NFL players are increasingly exchanging jerseys after a match.  A soccer tradition for d...
We haven’t had a week of cleat spotting like this one in quite a while. From brand new releases to some great customization with a spot of New Balance in between, here’s all we spotted this week. Cristiano Ronaldo – Nike Mercurial Superfly IV Messi who? C...
The Ghana Football Association (GFA) and Puma announced on Wednesday they were extending their apparel and equipment partnership.  The deal which will see the German brand provide the federations playing kits, training gear, and equipment will run for a ‘furthe...
After winning the 2014 FIFA Ballon d’Or on Monday, Cristiano Ronaldo was back at work on Wednesday. The Real Madrid forward laced up his new Nike ‘Rare Gold’ Mercurial Superfly CR7, took some glamor shots with teammates and coach Carlo Ancelotti, before getting...
West Ham’s goalkeeper Adrian made the game winning play of the FA Cup Third Round replay on Tuesday night and he was able to pull it off after tossing aside his HO Kontrol Pro Roll Finger goalkeeper gloves.  With the penalty shootout tied at 8-8 in the 10th rou...
Halmstad have broken from their traditional blue and white color combination with the unveiling of their new away jersey by Puma.  The green and yellow turtle shell jersey has many players and fans asking questions such as ‘are you joking’ but the kitman has sa...
For the second straight year, Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has won the FIFA Ballon d’Or. The Real Madrid and Portuguese idol was simply golden. Ronaldo was the attacking centerpiece for both club and country in 2014, as he helped Real Madrid win...
The Nike Mercurial Vapor X Superfly CR7 is lighting up the football pitches of Europe and was in the action making plays on this side of the Atlantic in the NFL Divisional Playoff between the Dallas Cowboys and Green Bay Packers. The Packers Tramon Williams was...
Max Kruse – adidas Predator Instinct We spotted Max Kruse wearing this yet to be released adidas Predator Instinct colourway in training last week, and the German has taken things one step further by wearing them in game. While adidas have stipulated that...
Days after David Alaba revealed the primary launch colourway of the soon to be released f50 adiZero, Gareth Bale has given us a sneak preview at what may be his exclusive colourway. Bale has fast become one of adidas’ biggest players, trumped only maybe by Lion...
We were given a treat when FC Bayern stepped out for training after their winter break with both Holger Badstuber and David Alaba rocking brand new, unreleased adidas boots. Training before Bayern head to the warmer weather in Qatar for a camp, Badstuber was we...