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Today, we’re taking a look at the five best football shoes that you can also rock as sneakers. If you’re one of those people who play football all the time, whether it’s with friends or at school, or basically whenever, but you also want to look pretty swag when you’re not playing football, these are the five football shoes that can also pass as sneakers. They usually feel icky, so let’s kick it off old school with something from 1979. It’s not a go, c’mon y’all, it is the Adidas Handball Special. And not only is it despite the whole and poor name, it is a big wave, but it is actually a pretty killer shoe for playing small-sided football. It’s got a lovely soft suede upper and a pretty good rubber outsole. And on top of that, the Special is a bit of a fashion icon itself. So if you’re into that sort of thing, it will add a bit of a retro vibe to your outfit. Plus, unlike other sneakers in today’s game, this won’t cost you half as much.
If you want to rock it, next up in fourth place, we have the Nike Lunar Modesta Flyknit. And I know that it’s not strictly a part of the football x-range that Nike designed specifically for playing street football. But then, on the other hand, I wouldn’t necessarily want to wear any of the football boots. Actually, I say sneaker now. On the other hand, apart from looking pretty cool, they will also give you an exposed Flyknit upper that we get unlimited opportunities. And despite the fact that they may not be 100% optimized to play on the streets because of this year’s running Lunarlon outsole, they are pretty comfortable. They play rather well and then they compensate for the whole lot by actually looking really fresh.
In third place, I’ve chosen the Adidas Ace Tango 17.1, which will actually give you the same upper as you get on the 17. FG boot, but without the whole silicone coating on the top box. And then Adidas took that over and slapped it on top of an outsole where the bit is Boosting. Because you know, Boost is the way to go. And despite the fact that, okay, this might not be the shoe that most people regret out of the ones on the list, but without said, it’s actually rather comfortable. It feels pretty good to play in. And if you get the right colorway, which means not the Ocean Storm 1, unless you have like unlimited amounts of sweat. But if you get the right colorway, say yes to this one. I reckon that it’s not a complete fashion faux pas as a sneaker as well.
In second place, I brought another Nike shoe. Honestly, you probably want the Nike Football X version if it’s just for playing football. But if you want to mix it up a little bit, wear a sneaker wave football in there. Where’s that sneaker again? I reckon that this time, the Nike Mercurial 11 FC is just that much cooler. And okay, the sole might be a bit higher and in this colorway, it’s fair to call it a dirt magnet. But it actually feels pretty fun to play with. And I reckon that you’re just gonna look fly when you wear this hanging out afterwards as well.
For an honorable mention, I was struggling a bit because again, there was a lot of stuff I wanted to include. So big up goes to the Predator Precision TF. Really cool to play in and also looks old school as a sneaker. On the opposite side, we have the Ultra Boost version of the Precision and the Nemesis, and they look, I think, exceptionally cool as sneakers. You probably won’t be asking to actually play football with them. And lastly, abroad, we have the Nike Hypervenom 3 FC. Fun to play with, okay, it’s looking, and it’s just close, but no cigar for that one as well.
Now, for number one, it’s a pretty easy one for me. It is the Adidas Nemesis Tango 17.1. And I’ve chosen that because not only is it a brilliant mix of actually being good for playing football and then looking like a sneaker, but on top of that, you get a bit of the Torsion Tape that you know from the Nemesis pool. You get a pretty lovely woven soft toe box, and then you get this rather comfortable foam outsole that has a bit of an edge and even, to stretch it a bit, a Yeezy vibe to it. And most importantly, the silhouette of the shoe is just pretty cool-looking. So basically, get me a cool color with this, and I would like hit any pitch both in small-sided games and as a sneaker.
So there you have it, guys. The top 5 best football shoes that you can actually also rock as sneakers if you want. I’d really love to know what your number one on the list would have been. Let me know in the comment section right down below. Also, keep in mind that, of course, there will be dedicated small-sided football shoes that are better for actually playing football and only playing football. And on the other side, likewise, there will be proper sneakers that have called our way cooler. And if you want to see what the top 5 coolest Nike shoes for footballers would be, check out Joel’s list that he’s made right down here before you do that, though, make sure that you’re subscribed. Click the green bubble somewhere over my head to not miss a single one of our videos. Leave me a thumbs up if you enjoyed it. Leave me a thumbs down if you thought the whole thing sucked. And finally, spread the word by sharing the video with your friends so they can also get some proper kicks. And with that said, I’m signing off. See you later. See ya.