The days of soccer boots being neglected as a factor in performance are far behind us, and instead there is now tremendous innovation into their technological improvement. The release of the new Adidas laceless ‘Ace 16+ purecontrol’ furthers this movement, aiming to provide improved comfort, stability and most notably control for players of all levels.
Instead of the traditional laces, the boots will use Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU) to enclose the foot in the boot, with a ‘PrimeKnit’ upper section advertised to complement this, which also has the added benefit of zero ‘wear-in time’. Although the laceless element will be the main feature, no boot deterioration over time will certainly be another distinct selling-point. In addition, a ‘Non Stop Grip’ layer of raised dots on the upper will help to maintain ball control whilst dribbling, aided by a lightweight frame which provides improved stability when travelling at high speeds. In essence, the boots have been developed with the need for accurate passing, deft control and fast dribbling of creative midfielders in mind.
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