With only 10 days to go until Christmas, we wanted to check in with a list of boots that we think should be on your wishlist. By now, you have probably made your decision on the boots you want and they might even be wrapped under the tree already. But, if you are still making a decision, or if you are the one responsible for buying boots for an aspiring player, this is the list for you!
Adidas ACE15+ Primeknit
Why? Without a doubt, these are one of the best performing boots of the year! Adidas has created a perfectly balanced boot that provides clean touch on the ball with a durable feel. Right across the upper, adidas employ a 3D vacuum skinthat offers unbelievable grip and protects the upper in all weather conditions.
Retail: This one comes with a high price tag, but it is not often you will hear me say they are absolutely worth the money! You can currently choose between a Solar Orange/White for $199.99 and a Black/Shock Mint for $249.99.
Nike Mercurial Superfly
Why? Simply because they are one of the best selling boots of 2015 with a line-up of top stars wearing them. Look no further than Cristiano Ronaldo and the custom line-Up Nike has released for him. Mixing a dynamic mid-cut collar with Flyknit technology, the Superfly is one of the most advanced boots on the market., Note that these have a thinner fit than other Nike models.
Nike Hypervenom Phantom
Why? The Hypervenom series hasn’t received the best of reactions through 2015, but with current top scoring players in Europe wearing them. Jamie Vardy, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Robert Lewandowski are just a few names that highlight the impact of the boots. It makes them one of the tmost dynamic options at the moment, designed for attacking players who are deceptive by nature on the field.
Retail: The Hypervenom Phantom comes with premium prices, but also some incredible deals. You can go with the latest Liquid Chrome version that most players are wearing for $274.99 or pick up a pair in Total Orange for only $199.99.
Adidas Gloro or Gloro 16.1
Why? In terms of classic styling with modern performance, the Gloro is the absolute way to go. For those that like a fold-over tongue, you get the original release that has received plenty of positive reaction from fans. Or you can now go tongueless with the 16.1 version. These are perfect for players that enjoy the simpler side of playing and want a reliable boot they can trust from first wear.
Retail: Of the list, this is one of the more affordable and desirable options. Wheter you want to go with the Original Gloro or the Gloro 16.1, both are available and listed at $109.99.
Puma evoPOWER 1.2 Graphic Pop
Why? Who doesn’t want to wear a pair of boots that feature dimensional graphics with clear colors and black borders to make it look like an old school comic strip? The evoPOWER series is all about power with a lightweight feel and presence in play. True to the boot’s Power theme, the BAM!! and POW! hits on the boot express what they do in game.
Retail: Released as a special edition, there are still plenty of pairs available for$199.99.