Comparison website Football Boots
break important updates in the football boot industry, with news and reviews on everything boots related. Ahead of the 2022 UCL Final, Football Boots have used player representation and their meticulous reviews to narrow down the best boots of the season.
One boot in particular is found on the feet of key players for both Real Madrid and Liverpool and could decide the 2022 Final in Paris.
The Best Boots
As the 2021/22 football season draws to a close, there has been over twenty different types of boots worn by leading players in both the Premier and Champions League. With featured brands such as, adidas, Nike, Puma, New Balance, Mizuno and Under Armour.
Third Place: Puma Future Z
PSG forward Neymar shocked fans all over the world in 2020 when he started wearing Puma instead of Nike.
Now the face of the brand, Neymar has been seen wearing their third generation of the Z with its stand out black and orange colourway. Among the other players representing these boots on the pitch there are Luis Suarez, Jan Oblak, Jorginho, James Maddison and Ederson.
Second: Nike Mercurial Vapor
The Mercurial Vapor 14 Elite was the most popular football boot worn by players across the domestic leagues in the world this year.
It has a secure fit, with a locked-in feel, quality names, such as Erling Haaland, Robert Lewandowski and Bruno Fernandes chose the Vapor 14. In the 2022 Final expect to see Luka Modric and Vinicius Jr. wearing these boots.
The Champion: adidas X
There can only be one winner of the best football boot of the 2021/22 season and the title this year goes to adidas and their X.1 Speedflow.1. The X topped the Premier League scoring charts and also topped the assist charts too.
As the boot of choice of Lionel Messi and Mo Salah, the Speedflow was introduced at the beginning of the season with some stunning colourways for these star players, such as, gold boots for Messi that reference back to his 2014 adidas adizero boots and the special addition red and gold AFCON (Africa Cup of Nations) boots for Salah.
In the showpiece European final Mo Salah, Luis Diaz, Naby Keita, Diogo Jota, Roberto Firmino and Karim Benzema all lace up in the X.1 Speedflow and anyone of those players could prove the match winner for his team when Liverpool face Real Madrid for the trophy.