Cleat Spotting

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 ...
The 2014/15 Premier League campaign is coming to a conclusion but it does not mean some players are not just now opening their accounts.  8 players opened their account over the weekend and through matches on Wednesday with some critical in how the final table ...
By Hunter York – Jozy Altidore is settling back in to Major League Soccer and getting it done in his adidas adiZero F50’s.  The Toronto FC forward knocked in a brace against Orlando City in the 2-0 win and now has 4 goals total on the young 2015 campaign....
James Rodriguez – adidas Primeknit 2.0 The big story of this week was the launch of the Primeknit 2.0, adidas’ all new technologically groundbreaking cleat. James Rodriguez was one of a whole plethora of players who switched into the Primeknit 2.0, first ...
by Hunter York – It’s really no surprise that a player of Kaka’s talent is making is presence known in Major League Soccer. Sporting his Blacked out adidas Copa Mundial cleats, Kaka has managed to knock in 3 goals and an assist for Orlando City. The Brazi...
The adidas Primeknit 2.0 was unveiled on Monday.  The cleat made an immediate buzz due to its design and the fact that unlike earlier versions would be available as a limited edition retail release. The original Primeknit was only featured on adidas sponsored L...
Some epic cleat spots to check out this week. Let’s get started. Hakan Calhanoglu – adidas adiZero 99g Hakan Calhanoglu was the unlikely player chosen to wear the lightest cleat ever for the first time in a professional match. The up and coming freekick m...
We’ve got some cracking cleat spots this week. Let’s get stuck in. Yannick Bolasie – Nike Mercurial Superfly Bolasie has been wearing these CR7 Superflys for so long that he’s slowly transforming into the great man himself. Bolasie turned heads when he sw...