Mizuno Zero+ Shoe Cleaner Review

A handy accessory Some years back, Mizuno teamed up with a brand called P.Matsu to make a new type of shoe cleaner, that was more specifically for leather shoes. It has proved quite successful, as it has continued to sell well. Now, Mizuno are back with a new shoe cleaner called Zero+, which aims to […]

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Blog Plans for 2022

Setting Up some Loose Goals In a hope to stick to somewhat of a plan this year, I figured I should layout the plans for this year. Obviously, I will be doing reviews of various boots, but I would also like to be more consistent in terms of producing content. I am going to try […]

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GajinBootBlog’s 2021 Boot Awards

What a thrilling ride this year was. Football almost Came Home, we were treated to a ton (too many) of releases, some great colourways, some weird colourways, plenty of highs and plenty of lows. We have also seen many collectors begin to leave the market and the continued rise of resellers. Obviously, there’s more to […]

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Boot Wishes for 2022

The end of the year is fast approaching, and we have again had a year of remakes, “fresh” colourways and releases to give almost everyone a choice. We have seen Nike been put on the defensive by adidas with the release of the Speedflow and Puma continue to put pressure on those two with releases […]

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Adidas X Speedflow.1 Review

Surpassing potential With the release of the X Ghosted last year, adidas put themselves back in competition with Nike in the speed boot race. The CarbiTex soleplate showed that carbon fibre could be effective when used properly. Having gone with a synthetic, adidas tried to push the envelope of what a synthetic could do but […]

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Gavic Mathieu Jin Review

Comfort and Grip Gavic is a brand that somewhat exists under the radar, even in Japan. While they have a bigger presence in the futsal side of the game, they still have made a space for themselves in the 11 a side game. The main line for their outdoor boots is the Mathieu series, which […]

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Adidas Nemeziz.1 FG Review

Balanced and Interesting After the launch of the first model, the Nemeziz has been somewhat of an all arounder without ever being the most popular of boots. If you asked most people which boot silo adidas should drop, most people would conclude that the Nemeziz should go. And to a point, this is understandable. After […]

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BMZ Kiou Capere Tech Breakdown

An Insole company focuses on new concepts BMZ is a Japanese company that makes a ton of insoles for a lot of activities like football (soccer), skiing, running, and even for stuff like hiking and normal on your feet work. In 2019, the company tried its hand at making football boots through a successful fundraising […]

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Adler Toledo Review

Comfort and more comfort Adler has a skill for creating comfortable leather boots, but occasionally smaller brands can struggle with consistency. The Toledo is slightly different from the Reggio that I previously reviewed. The Toledo has a cross-stitched forefoot with a thinner leather and a slightly more padded heel. They do use the same soleplate, […]

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