Meet New Balance Football's Aussie Blackout Squad

New Balance Football officially launched its Blackout Squad competition in March this year...

...offering amateur players around the globe the chance to become part of a select group to trial New Balance football boots just as the brand's global professional player ambassadors do. 

There are also other perks like being flown to Brisbane for the Liverpool FC tour.

New Balance Australia shortlisted 150 entrants who were asked to show why they deserved to be part of Blackout Squad through video.

From there, the group was narrowed down to 60 entrants who will be awarded the New Balance football boots and kits. New Balance then selected the final 11 winners to represent Australia's own Blackout Squad.

Inspired by the practice of pro-footballers trialling blacked out boots when testing new products, competition winners will be the first members of public in the world to get their hands on the highly sought-after New Balance boots alongside an exclusive Blackout Squad apparel package, worth more than $4,000.

Here's what they got up to during the recent #LFCTour in Brisbane.

Check out the pics of our Aussie NB winners

To learn more on the global Blackout Squad, click here.