Cleat Spotting

Air Emirates announced today that they were extended their jersey sponsorship of AC Milan.  The extension will see the Dubai-based airline on the front of the Serie A side’s jerseys through the 2019/2020 season with a reported guaranteed payment of $106 million...
November is the start of the winter holiday season as soccer fans start looking for the perfect soccer jersey for everyone on their holiday gift list.  The month is a great indicator of what jerseys will be the hot items that fans are looking to add to their co...
The FIFA Ballon d’Or (Golden Ball) is the pinnacle individual achievement in soccer. It is awarded to the best player over the past year. This year’s Ballon d’Or finalists will have a World Cup winner in elite company with two of the best play...
In the Champions League game against Ajax, and then in the Ligue 1 game this weekend against Nice, Zlatan Ibrahimovic took to the field in a pair of blacked-out adidas F50 adizero’s. He was wearing the recently released Supernatural cleats, with black pen used ...
From brand new colorways, to out of this world customization and everything in between it was a week of boot spotting that had it all. Lets get started. Zlatan Ibrahimovic – adidas f50 adiZero Super Zlatan gave us the biggest clue as to where his future a...
Real Madrid have quietly removed the Christian cross at the top of their official team badge.  The rumors are that they agreed to remove the cross to sign a lucrative 3-year deal with the National Bank of Adu Dhabi and the large Muslim supporters in United Arab...
Sony has taken cleat advertising to a new high!  Ultra high definition with their 4K TV technology that is.  The Japanese brand has partnered with Arsenal and France international Olivier Giroud and launched a ‘microtising’ campaign. The microtising campaign, a...
Barcelona, Spain. November 29, 1899. Eleven men held a meeting at the Gimnasio Solé, arranged by Swiss-born Hans-Max Kamper, a businessman and sports enthusiast. Kamper would take up the Catalan name Joan Gamper after learning the language whilst living in the ...
by Armando Perez – It’s a special time of year. The days are shorter, the air is cooler, and with all that’s going on – the football is ferocious. The leaves have changed and fallen, leaving nature’s bounty a little darker, often brown, with some or...
The month of December is the most grueling in the Premier League.  The weather can be miserable and pitches soggy.  The players no longer have fresh legs as they did at the start of the campaign and the holiday schedule with teams playing multiple games a week ...
Didier Drogba gave fans a glimpse of his former magic with a goal and an assist in Chelsea’s 5-0 win over Schalke 04 in the Champions League on Tuesday night.  But the Ivory Coast gave fans an even further flashback by pulling on a pair of the Nike Mercurial 2....
Chelsea easily put aside UEFA Champions League challenger, Schalke 04, 5-0 to seal top spot in Group G.  The night saw 4 different players score for the Jose Mourinho’s side (along with 1 own goal) as the Blues equaled their biggest away win in the Champions Le...
Valencia Football Clubs has incorporated a bat in the club’s official crest since 1922 but the club’s plan to update the logo was scuppered when Batman and D.C. Comics objected to the Spanish club’s trademark registration request. The new modern design was inte...
Since opening his Barcelona account on May 1, 2005, Lionel Messi has been almost unstoppable.  The forward added another record to his name on Saturday when he scored his 252nd league goal to become La Liga’s all-time leading goal-scorer.  He added another for ...
A week full of record breaking, derbies and overall great football brought with it some great boot spots. Here are the best of the lot. Lionel Messi – adidas f50 adiZero It would be criminal not to start the boot spotting with Lionel Messi. Leo made histo...