Boot Spotting Episode 4
Domestic club football is back and it's put one hell of a smile on our faces. Where 3 points on a weekend is everything, it can sometimes be tricky to keep up with all the boot releases. As ever we’ve had our beady little eyes on the action so it's a warm welcome to Pro:Direct Boot Spotting Episode 4, our weekly feature showing off the best boots around and a little story behind the image. Don’t forget to keep your eyes peeled for major drops from Nike, Adidas, Puma, Lotto, Mizuno and many more at prodirectsoccer.com and on our social channels.
Start your engines, here's what you may have missed...
Ansu Fati - Barcelona v Valencia 14.09.19 - Nike Phantom VNM Elite Black Lux
The 16-year-old wonderboy is taking La Liga by storm in the royal blue and red colours of FC Barcelona. Scoring his second goal for the Catalonians at home against Valencia at the weekend in only the 2nd minute of the game, it seems this young lad has the potential to take over a certain Barca legend. Sticking to his favoured boots of Nike Phantom VNM Elite's from the Black Lux pack which came out back in early 2019. Shop the Ansu Fati look.
Vinicius Junior - Real Madrid v Levante 14.09.19 - Nike Mercurial Vapor XIII Elite Nuovo White
Another Brazilian star to play for Real Madrid is starting to make a name for himself and he's doing it in style wearing Nike Mercurial Vapor from the latest release by Nike with their 'Nuovo White' pack. The 19-year-old forward has now made his first competitive appearance for Brazil and we could be seeing plenty of him in Europe this season so keep an eye out. Cop your Mercurial Vapor's here and shop the Vinicius Jr look at Pro:Direct.
Neymar - PSG v Strasbourg 14.09.19 - Nike Mercurial Vapor XIII Neymar
Booed for 90 minutes by your own fans, chants calling you too leave the club, but at the end of the day Neymar remains a pro and scores a last minute overhead kick to win the game for PSG at home to Strasbourg. Wearing his ninth signature boot, the Nike Mercurial Vapor is perfect for the speedy, tricky, winger/forward. The "Speed Freak" release has gone down a storm on social and you can still cop yours here online at Pro:Direct. On the same day, PSG showed off their new third strip for 19/20 and oh my goodness it's ridiculously nice! We should probably mention you can bag it with us too by clicking here.
Nicolas Pepe - Watford v Arsenal 15.09.19 - adidas Nemeziz 19+ Spiderman
For £80m, Arsenal could've strengthen at the back or in midfield, yet they've taken a punt on Ivorian forward Nicolas Pepe, previously at Lille in France. The speed merchant is yet to score for the gooners after scoring 24 goals in Ligue 1 last season, yet there's a lot of strings to his web of tricks with a number of full backs struggling to keep up with him. His allegiances with adidas continue to grow and wearing a pair of adidas Nemeziz 19+ x Marvel boots, a collab with the sports brand and comic company is to highlight radical dribbling skills. The 2019/20 Arsenal home kit is also a perfect boot and kit combo, again can be copped at Pro:Direct.
Joao Felix - Real Sociedad v Atletico Madrid 14.09.19 - adidas Copa 19+ Input Code
The so-called prodigy of Cristiano Ronaldo, the Portuguese starlet is making the game look far too easy and he's doing it all in adidas Copa 19+ from the recent 'Input Code' pack by adidas. There's hints of gold sum up what weight he's worth in our opinion. Even though Atletico lost to Sociedad at the weekend it was the donning of the Copa by Felix which caught our eye. Cop your pair online now here. Atletico Madrid home shirt for 19/20 can also be copped with Pro:Direct.