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Coming in hot from this week's boot launches from Nike and Adidas, we see the elite of the elite donning their models around Europe. In this week's Boot Spotting we see the adidas Pred, X, Copa, Nemeziz, plus Nike Phantom VNM & VSN get colour upgrades. As ever we’ve had our beady little eyes on the action so it's a warm welcome to Pro:Direct Soccer; Boot Spotting Episode 9, 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 and on our social channels.

Mission commence...

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Kevin De Bruyne - Manchester City v Aston Villa 26.10.19 - Nike Phantom VSN Elite 'Phantom Fire'

The assist king makes another appearance in this week's 'Boot Spotting' and it deserved as he remains at the top of the assist ladder with 9 for the season. Comfortably beating Aston Villa on Saturday, De Bruyne donned a fresh pair of Nike Phantom VSN from last week's Nike Phantom Fire pack launch. Going for the Anti-Clog ground boots it ensured his feet remained firmly on the ground and could whip them in from every angle. Cop your pair of Nike Phantom VSN HERE and shop the Man City look HERE.

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Roberto Firmino - Liverpool v Tottenham 27.10.19 - Adidas Nemeziz 19+ 'Encryption Code'

Brazil's number 20, Liverpool's number 9, Bobby Firmino is quite rightly claiming the plaudits as being of the worlds best centre forwards. He's a unique number 9, making the role his own. Firmino's game is built on agility, forward thinking and touch... the perfect attributes to match the adidas Nemeziz 19+ from the latest release from adidas 'Encryption Code'. Launched on Saturday morning this new pack from adidas are stealth-like machines. Bag your pair HERE and shop the Liverpool look HERE.

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Mauro Icardi - PSG v Marseille 27.10.19 - Nike Phantom VNM 'Phantom Fire'

What a start the Argentine has had to his PSG career. Joining on loan from Inter Milan, Icardi has now scored 7 in 5 in all comps for the French league leaders. The goal getter is a fox in the box when it comes to playing up top, the Nike athlete is taking the game in his stride and doing so in Nike Phantom VNM from the recent 'Phantom Fire' pack launch. The "Bright Mango" colourway certainly pops. You can cop your pair HERE and shop the Paris Saint-Germain look HERE.

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Mats Hummels - Schalke v Borussia Dortmund 26.10.19 - Adidas Copa 20.1 'Encryption Code'

The next adidas model to make it's way into this weeks feature, courtesy of Borussia Dortmund's centre-half, Mats Hummels, and he's wearing a clean pair of adidas Copa 20.1 in Silver. Always going for a laced pair of Copa's, the German Rolls-Royce of a defender makes the game look easy. Calm, collected, intelligent, the ball playing captain kept a clean sheet v Schalke at the weekend. Cop your pair HERE and shop the Dortmund look HERE.

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Lassina Traore - Ajax v Feyenoord 26.10.19 - Adidas Predator 19+ 'Encryption Code'

Now, keep an eye out for this young baller going forward. Lassina Traore is only 18 years old, yet his physicality and strength is a key part of his game. Playing centre-forward for the Dutch giants, he could be the next one to make it big. Currently wearing Preds it proves he knows the game inside-out. Again from the recent adidas 'Encryption Code' pack, the "Legacy Green" colour up are for creators only. Bag your pair HERE and shop the Ajax look HERE.

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Jamie Vardy - Southampton v Leicester 25.10.19 - Adidas X19+ 'Encryption Code'

No Vardy, No Party! Currently the Premier League's top goalscorer, Jamie Vardy was part of a winning Leicester team to match the biggest ever PL away win as they defeated Southampton 9-0 on Friday night. Getting himself a hat-trick it moved him to 9 goals for the season. Lightning quick and frightening agile, the Englishman is moving into dangerous form. Accompanied perfectly by wearing adidas X19+ 'Encryption Code'. Shop the Jamie Vardy look HERE.

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So there you go soccer boot fans. As we delve into the football action this week we'll keep an eye out on some unique boot spots. If you see a look which is out of this world, let us know by tweeting us and we'll get it involved next week. Don't forget to cop your favourite pair at and join us next week for another episode of Boot Spotting.

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