Football

Robin Van Persie designs his own football boots

Published Add your comment

Football News
24/7

Manchester United star Robin Van Persie has been the best Premier League striker for the past two seasons - and he will hope that rich vein of form in front of goal continues after the Dutchman designed his own football boots.

The United forward has designed his own pair of red adidas F50 football boots, and showed off the finished product on his official Twitter account before wearing them against Chelsea at Old Trafford on Monday night.

The Netherlands international failed to find the net against Jose Mourinho's side in the 0-0 draw, but that wasn't for the lack of technology in his custom boots.

According to boot maker adidas, the Van Persie edition F50s include Sprintweb and Sprintframe stability technology.

The latter provides a thin upper layer that improves first touch while keeping the overall weight of the boot down while the former improves balance when twisting and turning at high speeds.

And built-in miCoach technology allows United staff to track Van Persie's sprinting, distance run and acceleration speed.

On his Twitter account, Van Persie said: "Really happy with my new @adidasfootball boots. Designed them myself on miadidas."

The Dutchman has won back-to-back Premier League Golden Boot awards - with Arsenal and then Manchester United - and hit 26 goals for the league champions last term.

He'll be hoping that form continues with his new boots.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Robin Van Persie
Premier League
Football
Manchester United

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again