Men's Football Cleats
Play like you mean it with men’s football cleats. When you’re speeding across the field in supportive gear built for speed and comfort, the game will belong to you.
ADIDAS MEN'S FOOTBALL CLEATS - HIGH CUT & LOW CUT
“Look good, feel good, play good.” That’s the mantra. While you’re putting points on the scoreboard, your football cleats are putting in work. And if you want to keep the game fresh, that means your gotta keep the cleats fresh too. Real #cleatheads stay obsessed with keeping their cleats clean for practice and game day.
WANT TO LEARN MORE ABOUT FOOTBALL CLEAT FIT?
With so many choices, finding the perfect cleat can be hard. Check out the adidas Football Cleat Buying Guide to find the perfect shoe suited to your needs.
No matter the cleat you choose, learn how to keep them fresh using our guide on How to Clean Football Cleats.
STORING YOUR FOOTBALL CLEATS
Keeping your cleats fresh starts before you wear them. Make sure you store them inside in a dry area. The sun can wear and discolor the outside of your cleat.
Frequently Asked Questions About Football Cleats
How to break in football cleats
Normal wear will break in your football cleats, but you can also try the following technique to help the break-in process. Put your cleats on and submerge them in a bowl of hot water. Only cover the toe box and side panels and soak for 10 minutes while wiggling your toes to make the uppers soft. Remove the cleats from the water and take them off. If the cleats have leather uppers, apply leather care treatment to avoid cracking. Insert newspapers into the cleats, lace-up, and dry overnight toe down. After they have dried while still slightly wet, remove the newspaper and do some warm-ups.
What are mid football cleats?
Football players will choose mid-height cleats for added ankle support, while maintaining speed and flexibility and are best suited for quarterbacks, running backs, linebackers, and tight ends. adidas mid-football cleats give extra support at the heel with adjustable lateral lacing support. They also keep debris and water from getting inside the shoe which helps avoid blisters and chafing caused by the elements. However, because of the added materials, mid-football cleats are likely to weigh more than a low-cut shoe.
Are all football cleats the same?
Not all cleats for football are the same. When purchasing cleats, keep in mind the type of surface you’ll be playing on, your position, and your athletic level. Low-cut cleats are generally lightweight and flexible for maximum speed and agility. Mid- and high-cut football cleats offer added support by wrapping around the ankle. These styles are available regardless of the surface. Molded cleats deliver superior grip on natural grass fields, while turf football shoes have small rubber nubs on the bottom to provide more secure traction on that surface.