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The “legendary” sports fashion shoes of football (Part 2)

By mid-2016, the Nike Mercurial R9 was “reborn” again with 4 classic styles. Of course, it is indispensable to incorporate the latest technology of the sports giant NIke on the ‘upper’ and the sole of the shoe. Superfly technology (super light) plus ACC or ‘all weather control’ will surely be blown into this classic product line.

So far, the image of “fat” Ro wearing Nike Mercurial R9 shoes on his neck after Brazil’s defeat to France at the 1998 World Cup is still deeply in the minds of fans.

3. Lotto Stadio

To King Sports fans around the world, the Lotto Stadio brand seems very strange. This is understandable when only about 33 pairs of Lotto Stadio shoes are used on the pitch at the moment.

However, this was a “nailing” product with such legends as goalkeeper Dino Zoff and striker Ruud Gullit. This is considered to be the first shoe model to launch fashion accessories in order to cover sports shoes.

With low nails and a higher number of nails than other types of shoes, Lotto Stadio is a suitable product for players in countries with hot weather, the face is often less watered so dry.

In today’s digital boxer shorts, Luca Toni is the only player who has been loyal to Lotto Stadio products since the beginning of his career. In 2014, as a tribute to his loyalty, Lotto produced a special edition of Stadio Potenza II named after Toni. Featuring ‘Luca’ and ‘Toni’ on both sides of the heel, this version is sold with only 500 pairs worldwide.

4. Nike Tiempo

On July 17, 1994, Brazil and Italy clashed at Pasadena, Calif. At the World Cup. Of the 22 players who played, 10 wore the legendary Nike Tiempo Premier football shoe. Since then, the Nike Tiempo has become a monument, a flag in the football shoe industry.

For more than 20 years, Nike Tiempo products have always been distinctive, that is the upper always made from Kangaroo leather. Nike later applied technology to create new materials, combining natural Kangaroo leather with synthetic leather. This makes the Nike Tiempo shoes both soft and supple and smooth like genuine leather, even more durable and water resistant than genuine leather.

The stars who are and are using this product line can be mentioned as Romario, Paulo Maldini, Ronaldinho, Pirlo and Pique.

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The “legendary” sports fashion shoes of football (Part 1)

Recently, the football website Dream Team FC has launched a list of the best quality and most popular shoes in football history.

Among the 7 shoes voted by Dream Team FC, Nike contributed the most with 3 product lines, followed by Adidas (2), Puma and Lotto Stadio (1).

1. Adidas Predator Mania

Adidas has officially launched the Predator Mania product line at the same time the 2002 World Cup in Japan and South Korea. With design style “Far East”, Predator creates attraction thanks to the angular lines but no less subtle.

Besides the traditional red – black color, Predator Mania also has many versions with different colors such as Champagne (white wine), Champagne Gold (yellow and white).

What makes this shoe different from all other Adidas products is that the red tongue is designed quite large. This keeps shoelaces always neatly aligned, helping the player to touch the ball with the optimum contact surface. In addition, the cushioned mouth on the heel helps the players can protect the ankle and heel at most regardless of the direction the opponent is “swept” from.

This is the favorite shoe of David Beckham, Alessandro Del Piero and Raul. According to the statistics of the World Cup 2002 organizer, at least 10 players use Adidas Predator Mania shoes in every match. However, Adidas officially stopped producing this product line in early June. The rare player to use the Adidas Predator Mania pair is Metz’s Benoit Assou-Ekotto.

2. Nike Mercurial R9

This is the shoes made by Nike for “Aliens” Ronaldo and was used by the striker during the competition at the 1998 World Cup. It can be said that this product line has created a revolution. for world football by bringing a brand of speed for the strikers and winger at the time.

‚ÄúThese shoes are super light (200 grams). Therefore, you absolutely can reach the speed that previously appeared only in the imagination. Ro “fat” is about shoes “parcel” for their own.

In May 2013, Nike decided to “revitalize” this product line with the Nike Mercurial IX Special Edition. In particular, only 1998 shoes were made, representing the year of the debut of the first Nike Mercurial shoe.