Cleat Spotting

by Hunter York – The recently launched adidas X and Ace cleat silos have finally made their way to MLS! The best players in @MLS are now equipped with #X15 and #ACE15. Prepare for chaos and control. #BeTheDifference https://t.co/VYD4jAErLH — adidas Soccer...
James Rodriguez – adidas Ace15 Though on the surface a pretty pedestrian spot, James Rodriguez’s adidas Ace15 are anything but ordinary. As we will soon find out, James isn’t alone in being a big name player who has customised his new adidas boot with som...
Lionel Messi – adidas messi15 Lionel Messi got off to a winning start in his exclusive new silo, the adidas messi15. Released just in time for the much anticipated Champions League final, the messi15 has replaced the, now redundant, adiZero as Leo’s cleat...
Cristiano Ronaldo took home a record 4th European Golden Boot award with his 48 goals in 35 La Liga this season.  The Real Madrid forward closed out the campaign with a hat-trick.  It was his 12th multiple goal outing of the 2014/15 season. The march to the tit...
Lightweight, reliable and good looking – it’s not surprise that in the adidas F50 adiZero’s 5 year history it has quickly become one of the most popular cleats in the world. Today we’re paying homage to the trend-setting cleat by looking at the five best ...
Neymar – Nike Hypervenom Phantom II The big, albeit expected, spot this week was Neymar’s switch into the brand new Hypervenom Phantom II. Almost a complete overhaul from the first Hypervenom Phantom released two years ago, the latest Hypervenom Phantom i...
The 2014/15 Barclays Premier League Golden Boot was all but decided heading into the final weekend of the season but Sergio Agüero added 1 goal for good measure in confirming his place as Golden Boot winner.  The Argentine ended the campaign with 26 goals.  He ...
After all the fanfare about Steven Gerrard’s final match at Anfield and his custom adidas Predator’s for the occasion, Barcelona’s Xavi Hernandez went about his business in the penultimate La Liga match in a much quieter fashion but also wearing a custom adidas...
By Hunter York – Sebastian Giovinco made headlines when he signed with Major League Soccer in the summer.  The former Juventus player’s move across the pond made him one of (if not the) highest paid Italian player anywhere in the world. The move was also notewo...
Steven Gerrard – adidas Predator Instinct It was an emotional afternoon for Steven Gerrard as the Liverpool legend played his last home game. Adidas did their bit to honour the former England captain by creating a bespoke Predator Instinct colourway speci...
Tom Cleverly should be given some credit in salvaging Aston Villa’s Premier League status if the team is able to avoid relegation.  The Villa midfielder, on loan from Manchester United, has scored in the last 3 matches with 2 1-goal wins coming over the run.  T...
Paul Pogba – Nike Magista Obra He wears what he wants. Paul Pogba has been one of the stars of this season’s cleat spotting, never failing to impress with his ever-increasing collection of custom cleats. This week Pogba took the pitch in another custom Ma...
By Hunter York – Memphis Depay signed with Under Armour in March and even at that time rumors were swirling for a big time move to the English Premier League.  Those rumors were confirmed earlier this week when the Netherlands international confirmed his ...
By Hunter York – New York City FC is 1 of the two new franchises making their Major League Soccer debut this season and the Manchester City sister club is making an immediate splash in the Big Apple and MLS. The club was intent on making immediate headlin...
James Rodriguez – adidas f50 adiZero Starting off with an update from one of last week’s spots, James Rodriguez seems to have completely ditched the adidas Primeknit 2.0. He’s not the only one, across the board a majority of the adidas players who, for a ...