A reason why so many players are switching to the Nemziz

A win-win for adidas Recently, there has been a large rise of players switching over to the adidas Nemeziz. It’s a surprising change given the fact that its pretty much a public secret at this point that the Nemeziz will be discontinued this year. Boot Wizard did a video on this recent phenomenon, which made […]

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Blog Update #6

Looking ahead First of all, I greatly appreciate everyone’s continued support for the blog. This past week or so has been quite rough on a personal level so the fact that the blog readership is remaining steady is really pleasing. So, thank you. Onto what’s coming next, the next review will be a surprise to […]

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Gatekeeping and collecting

A small but noticeable issue One of the joys of collecting football boots is just how much stuff there is out there. There have been so many different releases that you could talk to several people and no two people would have the same favourites. Its nice to see variance in people’s collections from the […]

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Washable Kangaroo Leather and Scotch Gard Leather

Mizuno’s Present versus Past What leather is treated with and its advantages that it has over other leather boots is not something that is talked about much with other brands. Sure, Nike talks about ACC and adidas has much to say about its FusionSkin but outside of what they are, there isn’t much said about […]

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Mizuno Morelia UL Tech Breakdown

A beloved model makes its return All photos credit: SoccerShopKamo The original Morelia UL released back in 2000 and underwent one model change in 2005 before the series was finally axed in 2015. It was one of the lightest leather boots around, coming in at 200 grams. Even several years after it was discontinued, it […]

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No, Your Boots aren’t worth 8000 Pounds

A stated price will have bad knock on effects In memory of Edwin Ventura. You will never be forgotten. We are going to start this off with a small disclaimer: I don’t dislike boot resellers as a whole, but certain bad actors and bad decisions have previously made me have to speak up about said […]

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Desporte Campinas JP Pro1 Review

An impressive offering Desporte was formed in Shizuoka, Japan in 2003 with the goal of creating top quality futsal shoes and apparel. The company’s motto is Quality Touch Control and they have strived to make shoes the are not only comfortable, but also supportive and a barefoot touch on the ball. Along the way, Desporte […]

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Cutting costs and visibility

Nike is sacrificing visibility, but there’s a better way to save cash Nike has recently been seeming to look for lots of ways to cut costs. From the biggest drains, like player sponsorships to smaller things, like stopping the personalization on player’s boots, Nike is doing its best to try and save money. There has […]

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Mizuno Monarcida Neo 2 Series Tech Breakdown

Mizuno updates one of its most popular series All Photos Credit: Kemari87/Kishispo In the wider world, the Monarcida series has never really been available, much less have an impact. Inside of Japan however, the Monarcida series is one of the reasons the Runbird dominates the market. Every new release in this launch ensures that there […]

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The Suppression of Original Content

Boot editing accounts have thwarted original content If you’ve been on Instagram on any amount of time, you will have probably come across repost accounts that only have pictures of “concept” boots. These are just somebody else’s photos of their boots with a filter slapped on them to make them seem unique. Not only do […]

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