Players who Stunned in their Kicks at the World Cup
The World Cup is here! It only comes every four years, so the kicks are sure to impress. For those who are not usually into the game of soccer, this event is sure to pique your interest. For sneakerheads, the shoes will catch your attention. You will see brands including Adidas, Nike, PUMA, Diadora, Patrick and more. The influence of this sport in huge on sneakerheads around the world. People will be wearing colorways of their favorite team or shoes to honor the event as a whole.
It's no secret powerhouse athletes create their own sportswear. Players have had their own lines of sneakers, tracksuits, and clothing that have become a signature part of the sport as a whole. Not only are they talented on the field, but some carry serious design cred. For example, international superstar David Beckham partnered with Adidas to create a lifestyle line and sealed his signature style.
Jerome Boateng - Germany
Jerome Boateng is known as one of the best centers in the world. He’s won titles including the World Cup, The Champions League and Bundesliga. Boateng is a self-proclaimed sneaker addict. The man claims to own more than 600 pairs of sneakers! We’ve spotted him off the field wearing Off-White x Nike shoes and Air Jordans.
Cristiano Ronaldo - Portugal
Cristiano Ronaldo is considered to be one of the greatest soccer players of his generation. His influence travels from the field to brands. His connection to Nike remains strong. He's the face of Nike Soccer and released his own limited edition of sneakers. Recently, multiple colors of the Air Max 97 have been released. Stories from his childhood of him wearing worn-out soccer shoes only makes the aficionado's line sweeter.
Kylian Mbappe - France
Kylian Mbappe is the lucky soccer player chosen to debut the Off-White x Nike collection for the World Cup! He recently rocked an entire outfit from the Skepta x Nike collaboration. Although he is only 19, he's leaving tracks on and off the field. His major debut at the World Cup announced his arrival to the soccer world, but definitely not in the land of kicks.
Which athlete’s sneaker style do you love the most? If you have questions or comments on this blog, we want to hear from you! Happy soccer watching
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