Under Armour go yin and yang for the newest colorways on their Spoltlight 2.0 silo. One for flash, featuring a “Hi-Vis” yellow for maximum attention and flare. Then one for stealth, flexing an almost entirely murdered out, black with charcoal for the silent assassins on the pitch.

Both boots share the same built for speed DNA including the innovative UA SpeedForm tech, a seamlessly molded heel-counter, internal traction pads, a secondary stretch compression for arch fit and individual linear studs for increased traction. 

The Under Armour Spotlight 2.0  “Yellow/Black” & “Black/White” are available now at Underarmour.com

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First the Ace 16+ Purecontrol, then the X16, now one of the worlds greatest gets the ‘Blue Blast’ treatment on his signature boot. The Messi 16 is dressed in in a rich metallic blue upper that fades into a bold magenta then orange which covers the sole plate. Naturally, the ‘Blue Blast’ iteration features all of the modern tech tweaks  including the SPRINTFRAME, AGILITYKNIY, A PURECUT SOCK SYSTEM and PUREAGILITY HEEL LINING.

The adidas Messi 16 ‘Blue Blast’ is is available now at adidas.com 


On the heels of the newly released Hypervenom 3, Nike takes influence from their latest and breathes luminous new life into their four stalwart silos. The ‘Radiation Flare’ Pack calls on classically vibrant Nike color schemes and applies them to both Men’s and Women’s soccer boot arsenals.

On the men’s side, we see the aforementioned palette long synonymous with Nike’s soccer aesthetic used in a glorious capacity. Volt, hyper-orange and electric-green boldly dress the new Hypervenom 3’s, while each color solely dominates the Magista, Tiempo and Mercurial. The pack look like radiant and happy family. Another cool thing to note is that the ‘Radiation Flare’ Pack features the first all flyknit low-cut iteration via the Hypervenom 3 void of the dynamic fit collar.    

On the women’s side of the spectrum, wolf grey is the foundation color featuring throughout the pack. Accents come via red, green, yellow and blue giving the ladies a fittingly brilliant identity.

The Nike ‘Radiation Flare’ Pack will be available January 30th via Nike.com and select retailers. For now check them out below and let us know which boots are your favorite!


Puma have given their new generation evoSPEED 17.SL a brand spanking new colorway. The “True Blue” gives lovers of Puma’s lightweight champion a more toned down alternative from its loud neon launch.

As with the aforementioned launch, the “The True Blue” maintains the minimal upgrades from the evoSPEED’s 17.SL’s predecessor.  At 120g the overall lightweight ethos remains via a patented ‘SpeedFrame,’ and added support by way of support balance along the forefoot for an overall sleeker look,

The Puma evoSPEED 17.SL “True Blue” is available now at Puma.com



New Year, new Under Armour. The Baltimore, MD based brand starts off 2017 with a dazzling 3rd generation upgrade to one of it’s tried and true silos. The ClutchFit 3.0 3D  will launch in limited numbers with an all black black colorway and envelope-pushing tech.

Conceptualized to mimic a second skin, the Under Armour ClutchFit 3.0 3D employs a flow-moulded Auxetic upper that flexes with the foot for maximum support and feel. The upper fittingly resembles shark skin when viewed under a microscope. The heelcup is covered in an anti-slip material and is with its predecessor, the boot a charged cushioning insole for that trademark comfort.

The Under Armour ClutchFIT 3.0 3D will retail for $289 USD. They are available now at Underarmour.com

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Puma has wasted zero time in making moves for 2017. After making changes to their evoSPEED silo, the evoPower receives stunning upgrade as well.

The next evolution in power/precision launches with an intricate, black, white and grey woven camouflage that features minimal neon green accents. The evoPower Vigor 1 makes picks up where its predecessor left off with several upgrades including the latest in accuracy-enhancing technology, the AccuFoam 3D PU dots. The innovative dots are strategically molded to the upper for enhanced shot speed and accuracy.   A one-way stretchable Adap-Lite upper, with a slip on construction and strecthable sock for increased comfort round off the evoPower Vigor 1’s brilliant tech improvements.

The Puma evoPower 1 Vigor is available now at ProDirectSoccer.com

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