Its very rare that we get excited about simple white boots here at Goals and Gear, but Puma’s latest incarnation of their iconic ‘King’ silo mixes classic colours with fresh, bright tones in the White/Black/Ocean colourway.
To say I was excited when I opened up this box is a massive understatement, the King SL has been a boot I’ve wanted to test ever since Thierry Henry returned to Arsenal and scored an absolute cracker on his debut in a pair. Straight away you feel the softness of the leather and the surprisingly minimal weight of this boot.
About a month ago, we brought you a review of the hotly anticipated Vapor 8 in FG, we were lucky enough to get our hands on the SG pro model last week, and I’ve been testing them out this week.
The SG Pro soleplate sees a huge change in Nike’s soleplate for the soft ground market, which previously featured a fairly regular 6 stud configuration. The radical re-design is steeped in player-history, which might seem odd seeing as this is the first public release boot with the soleplate on, but for the past few seasons the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar Jr have been wearing boots with this soleplate on, as per their own personal requirements
As you can see, Nike have pretty much taken Direct inspiration from the pro’s sole configurations Read the rest of this entry
If you’ve been watching the premier league this season you probably will have noticed how many players are ‘sock cutting’, this is where you cut the foot off your football sock and wear a white sock instead – and then tape the two together. Players, myself included do it to gain extra traction – although it does also make you stand out on the field, but lately some player’s socks have been standing out more for the strange black dots or squares on the heals. Players wearing them include Aaron Lennon, Emmanuel Adebayor, Cheick Tiote and Marouane Fellaini
(Image via footy-boots)
These new socks are by a company called Trusox from America, and Goals and Gear got our hands on a pair