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The future of football: Nike and Adidas release revolutionary boot and sock hybrids

The sport will ‘never be the same’, if the top brands are to be believed.

WITH LESS THAN 100 days until the World Cup, it seems the biggest brands in football are bringing out out their ‘A’ games.

Both Nike and Adidas have this morning unveiled new revolutionary lines of football boots which feature a knitted sock-like material over the ankle.

The idea behind the the futuristic footwear is that they mould to your foot — giving the player better comfort and control.

Adidas Primeknit FS: 

Adidas boot sock Source: Adidas Football

Nike Magista:

Nike Boot Sock Source: Nike Football

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