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In front of your very own eyes you can see the re-release of the 2006 adidas F50.6 Tunit. Based on the first ever F50 Tunit this is the real OG colourway which inspired a generation of speedsters. Why the OG version? Well, with the recent releases of the adidas X 19+ and X 99 19.1, adidas have linked all three boots to the same speed family.

When it comes to boot technology and dynamic features we are switched on, so since the release of the X Tunit in 2006 it seems the technical side of boot material and tooling has expanded into another atmosphere. What adidas have done is taken the material and tooling of the X 19.1, added hints of the colour from the X 19.1 and incorporated into one hell of a speed boot. We welcome you the ‘X Tunit’.

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A few names spring to mind when thinking about the original F50; David Villa, Del Piero, Bastian Schweinsteiger, Jermaine Defoe and the one and only, yes, it’s that man, Lionel Messi! Oh, the Nostalgia!

So, what makes this adidas X Tunit different? It’s synthetic upper and lightweight design characterises it’s need for speed. Looking back, we can see why players like Arjen Robben and Messi held blistering pace down the wings. One thing which makes it such a unique boot is its original construction of the “second” tongue which folds over the laces and how can we not mention the addition of velcro to the boot, ensuring there’s that tidy finish.

Now for the fit of the boot, adidas have designed the X Tunit for players with sharp movements. Touch, a key feature of the boot is the strikezone and with that velcroid tongue it’ll leave you with a magician’s control. It’s synthetic upper leaves a silky touch, something which is in keeping with the OG version of 2006.

As speed is king in the game, it’s crucial this remake performs to the year it was reborn. A modernised construction of the soleplate is imperative for speedsters to have traction and acceleration from the mark.

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Now, lets look back on why the F50 story continues through the X 19+ and X 99 19.1, especially with the evolution of speed, and that’s why we’re all here, right?

The new remake of the 99gram adidas X99 is actually not 99grams and weighs double that. This is so the boot can actually be played in unlike the older versions of the boot. The larger and thicker skeleton ensures the foot can feel comfortable when performing. Now, the construction of the boot reminds us a lot of the X19+ in the adidas ‘Hardwired’ pack, making the boot more stable and comfortable. So that story through the speed ages is key as it seems the X 99 19.1 is a laced version of the X 19+. It remains a lightweight king.

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