Now based on preference, size, and other factors, I can’t just pick one pair. Here are the best 15 cleats for kickers, including my very own.
My list of top 15 cleats for football kickers
|Top cleats for football kickers||Features|
|Adidas Men’s Copa 20.4 Firm Shoe||Overall best cleats for football kickers|
|YEFDG Men’s Soccer Boots Football Shoes Cleats||Most comfortable cleat for football kickers|
|Nike Vapor Edge Shark Men’s Football Cleat||Best traction for football kickers|
|MFSH Men’s Women’s Football Boots Cleats||Best women’s cleat for football kickers|
|Under Armour Men’s Spotlight Football Shoe||Best football cleat for wide feet|
|Adidas Men’s Freak Carbon Cleats Football Shoe||Most breathable soccer cleats|
|DREAM PAIRS Men‘s Firm Ground Soccer Cleats||Best lightweight for football kickers|
|Joypak Mens Soccer Cleats||Best cleat for stability|
|iFANS Men Soccer Shoe||Best cleats for narrow feet|
|lozoye Soccer Cleats FG Soccer Boots||Best cleat for football pressure reduction|
|MALAXD Unisex’s AG Cleats||Most aesthetic cleat|
|Qzzsmy Soccer Shoes for Football||Slip-resistant|
|Nike Men’s Football Shoes||Expensive cleat for football kickers|
|KELME Soccer Cleats||Natural leather cleats for football|
|New Balance Men’s 442 Soccer Shoe||Best football cleat for balance|
Adidas Men’s Copa 20.4 Firm Shoe
Number one on our list and the guaranteed overall best, these Adidas soccer shoes seem too good to be true. They are a regular fit, made of 100% synthetic leather.
The synthetic makes them waterproof, long-lasting and gives them a shine. They are lightweight and come with studs all over the outsole. The upper is also comfortable. It hugs the foot without creases and adds to its aesthetic look.
If there is anything I have against this shoe, it is that it is not made for people with wide feet.
YEFDG Men’s Soccer Boots Football Shoes Cleats
This falls under the category of most comfortable. And they are, with a lot of protection too. The collar is made of strong elastic fabric for ankle protection. Aside from that, the shoes have a high top and the upper is made of quality PU material.
They are also wear-resistant, waterproof, and non-slip, and coupled with the friction design they can be used for both indoor and outdoor soccer.
You can use them for other high-intensity sports. They are normal wear and are good for all types of feet, wide, normal, or narrow.
Nike Vapor Edge Shark Mens Football Cleats
These Nike cleats are made of synthetic leather. They are well cushioned to provide comfort and you can easily break them in within a few days. The insteps of these shoes are perforated making them breathable.
This way your feet are not toasty or smelly after hours of wearing. For traction, they have rubber studs at the bottom that give support, and unlike other studs, they are durable and won’t break easily. They have a low collar and a regular fit.
The downside here should be the fact that they are low tops and come in only two colors. They come in two colors: white and black and are available in sizes 7.5 to 13.
MFSH Men’s Women’s Football Boots Cleats
These skin-friendly cleats are designed with a rubber sole to allow flexible movement while ensuring a strong grip. Knowing how rough and stressful the game football can be, it has heel protection to prevent injuries and is well cushioned to take impact no matter how sudden.
The insoles are soft and breathable, and though it has a low collar, it has ankle protection. Coming in diverse colors, it will draw attention to you.
Under Armour Men’s Rm Football Shoe
UnderArmour shoes are designed for athletes with feet as wide as size E. It is well-cushioned at the midsole with full-length EVA foam for comfort.
The upper is made of 100% synthetic leather. With its structure, it is durable and long-lasting. The studs are made of rubber and are molded for increased traction. When getting these, be sure to size up for comfort.
The rear is a three-piece for the best fit. They are available from size 6.5 to 16 wide and they come in different colors.
Adidas Men’s Freak Carbon Cleats
These cleats are made specifically for wide feet. They are lightweight and breathable allowing quick, easy movement.
The breathability prevents sweating of the feet even after hours of wearing them.
The midsole of the shoes is bouncy and very flexible. They are made of synthetic leather material and the sole is made of rubber. The outsole has studs that give a strong grip on the turf.
The one downside of these shoes is that they are not waterproof so you will have to play in the shine or stay at home when it rains. The closure type is a lace-up.
They are available in sizes 6.5 to 18.
DREAM PAIRS Men‘s Firm Ground Soccer Cleats
These are designed to work on natural or artificial turf with the firm TPU outsole that gives good traction. These shoes are also made of synthetic leather that is very lightweight and comfortable.
It then allows for easy movement, flexible movement and it allows you to feel the ball. The material is durable, and the midsole is filled with EVA mesh that absorbs shock and makes it Breathable.
The closure type is a lace-up, this way you can tighten the shoes as you please. Coming in black, white, and neon colors, they are available in sizes 6.5 to 13.
When purchasing, be sure to convert properly and get the right size. A minor downside is that they are a little wide so it makes picking a size difficult.
Joypak Mens Soccer Cleats
These waterproof rubber cleats are made of faux leather. The TPU studs are arranged and designed in such a way that they can handle fast flexible motions, speed, and high acceleration. It in turn gives stability so that you don’t lose your balance.
The shoes are high tops with a soft collar for ease when wearing or taking off and a sock mouth for ankle protection. The upper is made of quality PU material that is breathable and allows ventilation.
All this makes it lightweight and easy to move in when running, kicking, or even jumping. Available in sizes 7.5 to 11, they come in one color: black.
iFANS Men Soccer Shoe
These cleats are not made by a popular brand but they are very ideal for narrow feet. They are made of gamon leather and they are very lightweight.
The studs are rubber molded studs with traction configuration for stability and grip while playing. The upper is made of synthetic material and is durable. It also has an anti-stretch lining.
The insole is well cushioned for comfort and the closure type is lace-up. They come in two colors: gold and orange and they are available from size 3 to 9, all narrow.
lozoye Soccer Cleats for Men FG Soccer Boots
These rubber cleats are made so comfortable they feel like a second skin. The upper is soft and textured for comfort. The studs are arranged in such a way that they reduce the pressure on the forefoot.
The inner mesh has a sock liner that distributes impact evenly and gives cushioning. They also assist in making sure your feet is dry and comfy. The closure type is a lace-up.
These shoes come in 6.5 to 11, all narrow. If you have wide feet, it is best to size up fkr6 comfort. They come in so many colors and designs.
MALAXD Unisex’s AG Cleats
Made with PVC fabric and rubber for the sole, these shoes are the most aesthetic on our list. The design, color, and style will distinguish dorm other players.
Aside from its beauty, it is non-slip, fold-resistant, and has heel support. The sole is designed in a way that gives you a stronger grip while remaining lightweight and comfortable for easy movement.
It comes from size 4.5 to 10.5 for men and 5.5 to 12 for women.
Qzzsmy Soccer Shoes for Football
Made of 50% PU material and 50% rubber, these shoes have very high quality and are durable. With lace as the closure type, the studs on these shoes are made to handle high acceleration and speed.
The upper is made of strong synthetic material that is strong and flexible. The rubber sole not only has a good grip with the turf, natural or artificial, but it is also slip-resistant.
The sizes range from7.5 to 11 and they come in white.
Nike Men’s Football Shoes
And this pair falls under the category of most expensive. True you are looking for something affordable and if high-quality bit some people like to have expensive things. Thus Nike is just for them. And why the price?
Nike is a very popular and successful brand. This pair boasts of a rubber sole with studs that serve a multidirectional purpose. The pair is also a high top with a sock mouth for easy wearing.
The synthetic material is also very textured so that it is soft, lightweight, and allows free movement. Available in sizes 6 to 13, they come in black, blue, and pink. Feel it is worth it?
KELME Soccer Cleats
These are made of pure calfskin leather. This makes the shoes very comfortable because of how soft genuine calfskin and leather are.
The material is also breathable, preventing the feet from sweating and discomfort. The leather is quality and durable.
You will be fascinated to hear that they are what some Madrid players wear. They are available in black, blue and white. They run from size 6 to 10.5.
New Balance Men’s V1 Soccer Shoe
Not only are these shoes made of 100% leather, but they are made of kangaroo leather. This gives the best feel and touch. The shoes are a low top but the collar is soft and synthetic. It is also perforated making it breathable.
The molded insert is removable and has anti-friction properties. The best part of the shoes aside from the comfort is the rubber outsole that with much technology helps for stability while ensuring balance and traction through specially designed studs.
They are available from size 4 to 13 5 with half and wide sizes in between. They come in the only color black.
What do you consider when choosing your cleats?
There are so many cleats out there, how do you know which one is right for you? What are the criteria? Well there are many but you can start with these below:
It is durable or not buyable! Whatever material your cleats are made of, they have to be durable or you will be stuck in an endless cycle of replacing your cleats at least every two months.
Ensure that every part of the cleats, lace, eyelets, sole, heel, stud, and all is long-lasting. When you go shopping, find out as much as possible about each pair before you purchase them.
Generally, cleats are made of leather or synthetic leather. These two have their pros and cons. For example, genuine leather is much more comfortable and durable than synthetic leather.
Synthetic leather is however cheap, waterproof, and lustrous. You will have to take time to see what works best for your feet while playing. How will the material react after a month, two, or three?
Beat-up but still standing? What if it rains or hails or it is sunny all day. These things matter.
Many people ask if they should buy bigger cleats or if they should size down. The best is for your cleats to fit you comfortably, not too big or small. It should be free and yet not so free that you worry about them while you play.
If they are too big they can slip off while playing and if they are too small you will have chaffed feet and lots of blisters. Either way, with time you will have sore legs.
The surface you will be playing on also matters when picking out your cleats. If you will be playing indoors, you should go for flat shoes made of rubber. If you are playing outdoors, natural or artificial turf, make sure you have the studs on the sole too.
The reason is for better grip and traction. If you were to swap the two and play, you will notice the difference in your performance.
Comfort can not be overemphasized. Well-padded shoes will help you move better. It will lessen the impact you will feel while running or kicking and prevent strain or tension on any part of the foot.
If you know your feet have special needs, then get cleats that you can put your orthopedic insoles in or that are okay by a doctor, so you can help your feet.
There are so many other factors but most of them like the upper, the collar (high, mid, or low tops), eyelets if the laces are secondary.
And we are done! I hope that helped you. One to note is that despite the category and features, you should put your foot needs first so you don’t have to get a new pair anytime soon.
What do you think? Tell me in the comment section below.
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