If you play football or five-a-side football, even if at an amateur level, you can certainly not help but buy a good pair of shoes, after carefully assessing the main technical features. First of all we have to make a distinction between football boots (football boots) and soccer boots (soccer boots); between the two sports there are some fundamental differences that are also reflected in their equipment. The football boots, in fact, are equipped with large cleats on the sole, necessary to play on the grass field. These cleats, in fact, penetrate easily into the ground and then allow the player to run and kick the ball without running the risk of slipping.
Unlike football boots in soccer, the cleats, if present, are significantly smaller because the surfaces on which the games are held are usually less slippery (synthetic grass, parquet, etc. ..).
Regardless of these considerations and the level of play, let’s now see what are the main factors to consider when buying the shoes
Cleats. These are probably the element to be assessed most carefully. Cleats, in fact, are “spikes” placed on the sole that allow the player not to lose grip and then slip. Depending on the type of terrain (smooth, muddy, etc. ..) the number and size of the cleats can vary greatly.
Measure. Of course, the measurement will have to be evaluated very carefully. Wearing the wrong size of shoes, especially in football, can be very risky. In football, as in other sports, the shoe must fit perfectly in the world that the foot is wrapped in the shoe but is not forced excessively. If you choose the wrong shoe, the chances of running into: untying, problems with ligaments and blisters increase.
Resistance. Soccer shoes should be very durable as they receive continuous stress and risk breaking. In addition, durable, good quality shoes help to protect the foot more effectively. There are specific reinforced toe models as well as models with air cushions in the midsole that allow for greater shock absorption.
Aesthetics. Although this may seem superfluous, in reality it is good to feel comfortable from this point of view as well. As far as aesthetics are concerned, you are spoilt for choice: you can choose colours, design and shape details.