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Adidas have changed the football boot game by adding Swarovski crystals to the Predator Edge cleats.
Diamonds are well and truly everybody's best friend with the new boots, known as 'Crystal+' and with a limited edition focus olive/silver metallic and magic lime colourway.
The crystal details sparkle up the three stripes on the boots, while there's also polygonal graphics, a two-piece Primeknit collar and zone skin rubber control zones.
The laceless boots are exclusive to adidas and Pro Direct Soccer and are available to pre-order now. However, they will not come on the cheap as the blinging boots will set fans back £300 for the firm ground.
Adidas’ new Predator Edge boots are adorned with… Swarovski crystals!! 👀— talkSPORT (@talkSPORT) April 4, 2022
Thoughts? 🤔 pic.twitter.com/eZLuc1PTon
These boots will be worn on the big stage by Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba and Liverpool sensation Diogo Jota.
Anyone wanting to be wearing the same footwear for their Sunday League will need a fair bit of luck though as just 300 pairs have been made.
And importantly, there is a note that "the most cosmetic elements of this boot - the Swarovski crystals on the 3-stripes and the chrome on the soleplate - may wear off during play" but Adidas say the details "will not affect the performance of the product".
But while the boots are getting a lot of love from fans, there is a general consensus is that these shiny shoes are not suitable for scrappy games against the beer monsters in central midfield for the Dog and Duck FC.
I don’t play football anymore , but if I saw someone in these on a Sunday morning they’d be getting a “reducer” .. https://t.co/FboHWLR2nT— Andy🍊 (@androo38) April 4, 2022
Sunday league wingers all over the county be like… pic.twitter.com/WgR3eFWN1P— Steve (@steal1867) April 4, 2022
Getting launched in these surely 🤣🤣🤣 https://t.co/73STDoAZ08— Chris Buxton (@Chris_Buxton_) April 4, 2022
You wouldn’t want to accidentally leave these behind in the changing rooms on a Sunday morning 🤣 https://t.co/ez9v18pfor— Matt Bateman (@MattyShaun) April 4, 2022
Soon to be seen on a Sunday league pitch near you. https://t.co/usTf7L2WK3— Malik🇮🇹 (@09Malik_) April 4, 2022
They're certainly spenny but the most expensive we've come across are Gucci's Ultrapace R's - designed for small-sided games.
They cost a whopping $950 and were reviewed by YouTuber Kieran Brown, who has 1.8 million followers.
There's also the Balenciaga football boots, which are priced at £595.
Featured Image Credit: Image: Adidas