1.Nike Hypervenom is a range of football boots developed by American sportswear manufacturers Nike and it was first released on May 27, 2013 coming under the category of agility. Named the Hypervenom Phantom the boot is designed for agile traction and features the All Conditions Control coating for an enhanced performance in both wet and dry conditions and NikeSkin for perfect dribbling and ball control and the boot will be headlined and showcased by Neymar and Mario Balotelli at the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup.The Nike Hypervenom was first unveiled by Nike in May 2013 under the slogan 'A new breed of attack is coming' with the likes of Neymar and Mario Balotelli being the major players to headline the new agility silo and guarantee being a sick dribbler and scoring bare sweaty goals. The Hypervenom silo comes under the category of agility and it replaced the Total 90 boot silo which was first produced in 2000. The Hypervenom became the American brand's fourth silo and it was first released in the Bright Citrus/Black colourway where it was first seen worn by Neymar in the Confederations Cup where he helped Brazil to win the tournament. Other colourways include the Flash Lime/Black colourway edition.The Hypervenom Phantom is abundant with new innovations and technologies as it boasts a super lightweight NikeSkin upper which enhances dribbling and ball control, the lucrative ACC coating for optimum control in both wet and dry conditions, a responsive nylon chassis which provides ultimate traction and agility and the stud configuration is anatomically designed to improve agility.
2.The Mercurial Vapor is a football boot manufactured by Nike. The boot is known for being lightweight. Because of this, the boot is favoured by many players for whom speed is a very important part of their game, notably wingers orstrikers, such as Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar Jr, Frank Ribery or Mesut Özil.
The boot is now in its ninth version the Nike Mercurial Vapor 9.
The boot is available in either Soft Ground (SG) (Now Soft Ground Pro SG-Pro) or Firm Ground (FG) versions. The SG version's sole plate is fitted with six NikeSnap removable studs,(now with molded plastic studs) which can be purchased in different lengths, for the first and second models, and traditional screw-in aluminium studs for versions 3 to 8; the FG version has seven moulded blades.
3.In December 2010, Cesc Fàbregas again debuted the new CTR on the pitch against rivals Manchester United. The CTR360 Maestri II was designed to build upon the success of its predecessor while making improvements where necessary. The dampening pods on the forefoot were retained, although they were made larger to offer greater control. On the instep, the control pads have gained a fin-like design, similar to that of the T90 Laser III, for added traction. The memory foam on the instep was replaced by a pass and receive pad featuring grip-like traction, inspired by a golf putter.The CTR360 Maestri II is available in the same five outsoles as the original. The debut colorway for the boot was Red/White/Black, followed by White/Black/Blue, White/Black/Yellow, Black/White/Red, Platinum/Blue/Black and the current White/Silver/Purple. Nike have also come out with the "clash collection" which provided a new colour way White/Blue/black.
4.The Adidas F50 range of football boots is Adidas's signature line of customisable, lightweight boots. First released in 2004, in the build-up to UEFA Euro 2004, the range was released as a successor of the X-Line range and as a direct competitor to Nike'sMercurial Vapor range, which had been released two years earlier. The name F50 (Football 50) is a reference to the year 1954 when the West German national team won the World Cup in revolutionary Adidas boots with exchangeable studs. Adidas decided to mark this occasion with another revolutionary boot exactly 50 years after the event in 2004.
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5.Adidas AG (German pronunciation: [ˈadiˌdas]) is a German multinational corporation that designs and manufactures sports clothing and accessories based in Herzogenaurach, Bavaria, Germany. Frequently mispronounced as (German pronunciation: [ ˈadIˌdɐ̯s]). It is the holding company for the Adidas Group, which consists of the Reebok sportswear company, TaylorMade-Adidas golf company (including Ashworth), Rockport, and 9.1% of FC Bayern Munich. Besides sports footwear, Adidas also produces other products such as bags, shirts, watches, eyewear, and other sports- and clothing-related goods. Adidas is the largest sportswearmanufacturer in Germany and Europe and the second biggest sportswear manufacturer in the world.Adidas was founded in 1948 by Adolf Dassler, following the split of Gebrüder Dassler Schuhfabrik between him and his older brother Rudolf. Rudolf later established Puma, which was the early rival of Adidas. Registered in 1949, Adidas is currently based in Herzogenaurach, Germany. Puma is also based in Herzogenaurach.
The company's clothing and shoe designs typically feature three parallel bars, and the same motif is incorporated into Adidas's current official logo. The company revenue for 2012 was listed at €14.48 bill
Puma SE (officially branded as PUMA) is a major German multinational company that produces athletic shoes, footwear, and other sportswearheadquartered in Herzogenaurach, Bavaria, Germany. The company was formed in 1924 as Gebrüder Dassler Schuhfabrik by Adolf and Rudolf Dassler. The relationship between the two brothers deteriorated until the two agreed to split in 1948, forming two separate entities, Adidas and Puma. Both companies are currently based in Herzogenaurach, Germany.
Following the split from his brother, Rudolf Dassler originally registered the new-established company as Ruda, but later changed to Puma. Puma's earliest logo consisted of a square and beast jumping through a D, which was registered, along with the company's name, in 1948. Puma's shoe designs feature the distinctive "Formstrip", with clothing and other products having the logo printed on them.
Puma makes football shoes and has sponsored a number of footballers, including Pelé, Eusébio, Johan Cruijff, Enzo Francescoli, Diego Maradona,Lothar Matthäus, Kenny Dalglish, Didier Deschamps, Robert Pires, Zlatan Ibrahimović, Radamel Falcao, Sergio Agüero, Cesc Fàbregas, Marco Reus, and Gianluigi Buffon. Puma is the sponsor of the Jamaican track athlete Usain Bolt. In the United States, the company is known for the suede basketball shoe it introduced in 1968, which eventually bore the name of New York Knicks basketball star Walt "Clyde" Frazier, and for its endorsement partnership with Joe Namath.
The company offers lines of shoes and sports clothing designed by Lamine Kouyate, Amy Garbers, and others. Since 1996 Puma has intensified its activities in the United States. Puma owns 25% of American brand sports clothing maker Logo Athletic, which is licensed by American professional basketball and association football leagues. Since 2007 Puma SE has been part of Kering (formerly known as PPR).
The company was founded by Harold Humphreys, along with his brother Wallace in a small workshop in Wilmslow, Cheshire, inspired by the growing interest in football witnessed nationwide. The word "Umbro" is an acronym derived from Humphreys Brothers Clothing. Umbro's kit debut was in the 1934 FA Cup final, when both teams Manchester City and Portsmouth wore uniforms designed and manufactured by the company. Other teams supplied by Umbro during the 1930s and 1940s were Sheffield United, Preston North End, Manchester United and Blackpool.
Umbro was the official sports manufacturer of the English FA Cup and official sponsor of The FA, being the exclusive supplier of balls to the body's leagues.
In 1952, the British team at the Summer Olympics wore Umbro kits, tailored for the needs of their individual sports. Umbro would supply kits for the British Olympics team for the next 20 years.
In 1957 Umbro entered the tennis market, producing sports clothing in collaboration with player Ted Tinling. This collaboration extended for three decades. After his death, it was also discovered that Tinling had worked as a spy for the British government during the Second World War. Another sportsman who collaborated with Umbro was Manchester United manager Matt Busby, in 1959.
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Lotto was established in 1973 by the Caberlotto family (who were the proprietors of the football team F.C. Treviso) in Montebelluna, northern Italy, the world centre of footwear manufacturing. In June 1973, Lotto made its debut as a sports footwear manufacturer. Tennis shoes signaled the beginning of production, followed by models for basketball, volleyball, athletics and football.
Sports clothing was the company's next venture. In the first 10 years, Lotto focused on the Italian market and became a product leader in tennis. During its first decade, corporate strategy concentrated on making tennis footwear and clothing, and early on sponsored big names from the professional tennis circuit (Martina Navratilova, Boris Becker, Thomas Muster, Andrea Gaudenzi), a strategy that brought the early victories at Wimbledon, the US Open and Roland GIn the 80s Lotto moved on to broaden its business base by competing among the then small group of manufacturers of football boots and clothing. Lotto began to create its first football boot models and signed major collaboration agreements with internationally renowned players and teams. Tennis players John Newcombe, Andrés Gómez and José Luis Clerc wore the brand's tennis products
9.kronos boots, called cleats or soccer shoes in North America, are an item of footwearworn when playing association football. Those designed for grass pitches have studs on the outsole to aid grip. From simple and humble beginnings football boots have come a long way and today find themselves subject to much research, development, sponsorship and marketing at the heart of a multi-national global industry. Modern "boots" are not truly bootsin that they do not cover the ankle.
figos/ is an American multinational corporation that is engaged in the design, development and worldwide marketing and selling of footwear, apparel, equipment, accessories and services. The company is headquartered near Beaverton, Oregon, in thePortland metropolitan area, and is one of only two Fortune 500 companies headquartered in Oregon. It is one of the world's largest suppliers of athletic shoes and apparel and a major manufacturer of sports equipment, with revenue in excess of US$24.1 billion in its fiscal year 2012 (ending May 31, 2012). As of 2012, it employed more than 44,000 people worldwide. The brand alone is valued at $10.7 billion, making it the most valuable brand among sports businesses.