Cape Town, 25January 2018 – adidas Football has today launched its Cold blooded football boot collection with the first new colourway of the re-released Predator 18+ which will be worn on-pitch by the likes of Thulani Hlatswayo, Abbubaker Mobara, Daniel Cardoso and Morgan Gould. The Predator 18+ features as part of the Cold Blooded pack - alongside X and NEMEZIZ silos.
The striking white and red colourway Predator boot features a PURECUT LACELESS system to deliver maximum surface control while a FORGED KNIT integrated midfoot structure creates medial and lateral stability. It also features a CONTROLFRAME, designed to stabilise movement, while a new hybrid stud tip configuration amplifies rotation and traction. A full length BOOST™ midsole provides energy return with every step.
The latest Predator 18+ includes a red Primeknit SOCKFIT COLLAR designed to naturally expand to the foot’s shape and ensure a supportive and comfortable fit. The Primeknit material features a layer of CONTROLSKIN that provides optimal grip whatever the conditions and an ANATOMICAL UPPER mimics the shape of the heel to lock the foot into place.
The Cold Blooded Predator 18+ is also available as a cage shoe. The cage version features the same SOCKFIT COLLAR construction, PURECUT LACELESS upper and CONTROLSKIN as the on-pitch boot; along with a full length BOOST™ midsole and traction studs. Following the adidas strategy of taking the shoe from the stadium to the street, the Predator is also available as a lifestyle shoe.
The X17+ available in a bold white colourway with red graphic design, is a boot built for the game’s most lethal players and will be worn on-pitch by some of adidas’ brightest stars, including Khama Billiat and Thabo Matlaba.
The Cold Blooded X17+ Stadium boot features:
- NON STOP GRIP (NSG) finish, providing unrivalled levels of control
- PURECUT SOCK SYSTEM, with laces hidden under an upper layer
- SPRINTFRAME outsole to create stability when changing direction at high speed
Available in a striking new triple red colourway is the NEMEZIZ 17+ 360 AGILITY, a boot designed to enhance the performance of the game’s most agile players.
The latest NEMEZIZ boot features:
- AGILITYBANDAGE with TORSIONTAPES technology for perfect fit and
- A dual-lock collar to secures the ankle and allow for explosive change of direction.
- TORSIONFRAME outsole and TORSIONRIBS for dynamic push off support and vital for agile movement.
- The AGILITYKNIT 2.0 provides a soft direct4 touch and a lightweight adaptable feel
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