Football Boots
Winner Stays DXB

Winner Stays DXB

When Nike put on a show, they go all out – they leave no stone unturned, no detail is too small and no national icon is out of reach. So when I received the invite to experience all that ‘#WinnerStaysDXB’ had to offer, on the footsteps of the UAE’s most iconic landmark, ‘The Burj Khalifa’,...
Nike Reveal The Magista Obra

Nike Reveal The Magista Obra

Ever since the well-oiled pr machine at The Swoosh posted the teaser image and video of what was simply known as the Magista, the internet has been ablaze (my instagram account included) with fake images and misinformation about what the boot is really going to be like and what innovative details it will contain. Thankfully...
Adidas Samba Pack Taking Over UAE

Adidas Samba Pack Taking Over UAE

The recently launched adidas Samba Pack has started taking over Dubai and the UAE and anyone driving round town would have seen the brightly coloured billboards loaded with the faces of Messi, Ozil and the rest of the Samba crew. For those cruising down Sheikh Zayed Road on a daily basis, there’s no way you...
Ismail Al Hammadi Debuts Nike Tiempo Legend V

Ismail Al Hammadi Debuts Nike Tiempo Legend V

Just last week the Nike Tiempo Legend V's made their debut around world leagues and over the weekend they were introduced right here in the UAE's very own Arabian Gulf League by Al Ahli forward Ismail Al Hammadi.
Omar Abdulrahman unleashes Hypervenom in the UAE

Omar Abdulrahman unleashes Hypervenom in the UAE

A lot is being made of Omar Abdulrahman at the moment. Prospective contracts in Europe, a spot in Goal.com's Top 50 players of 2012/13, killer sponsorship deals by global brands and piles of cold hard cash to sleep on at night; and all at the tender age of 21.
CR7 Camping Out, On Safari

CR7 Camping Out, On Safari

My inbox has been absolutely slammed lately with press releases and jargon and all of which point to the fugly and possibly camp new Nike Mercurial Vapor II colourways that have been: “…designed to the exact specification of Cristiano Ronaldo” REALLY!? All the money in the world and Nike’s brilliant (now questionable) designers at his...
Vapor Superfly II's Are Here!

Vapor Superfly II’s Are Here!

It was all part of Nike’s Write History campaign, but I can’t help but feel partly responsible for the Ultra-violet purple and orange colourway of the new Nike Mercurial Vapor Superfly II. You see, some time ago, I put together the PTP edition of the Nike Mercurial Vapor IV’s in a plum colourway and ever...
Spotlight: Fernando Torres

Spotlight: Fernando Torres

The launch of these bad boys may still only be 3 days away, but that didn’t stop me spotting them a mile away. Actually, to be Totally honest, it was Torres’ silky gold locks that got me all hot and bothered at first (reminded me of an old flame!)… more than anything though, I was...
Lace Up, Save Lives

Lace Up, Save Lives

If you’re like me and thought Didier Drogba was wearing (RED) laces in honour of Arsenal in last night’s match… then you’d better think again fool! It’s time to stop wishing for a medical answer to Africa’s medical crisis. Because one already exists. And while it’s only part of a larger solution, it can help...
Defoeing The Odds

Defoeing The Odds

North London’s favourite midget, Jermain Defoe, is the toast of the town today after taking a chance on a silver pair of Adidas F50i Tunit’s and scoring 5 goals. Press Association writes: I had a funny feeling before the game,” Defoe said. “Adidas gave me a pair of green boots and I tried them on...
Spotlight: David Beckham wearing

Spotlight: David Beckham wearing

What’s an Adidas football boot if it can’t be fully customised for the biggest name in world football and Adidas’ biggest asset right? Well that’s what the geniuses over at the three stripes must have been thinking, so naturally they created this custom colourway and unleashed them through the PR machine that is David Becks...
Beckham Grows Mutton

Beckham Grows Mutton

Mutton chops, may just be the best thing to happen to the side of the head since ears and you know that if Becks is sporting them sooner or later, gay and straight men the world over will be running around with “designer” forests growing off their faces… just wait till you see see my...