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Best football boots 2020: what are the different options for buying a pair?

Best football boots
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If you're looking for the best football boots on the market then look no further - we have anything to turn you from Sunday League to Sterling in seconds.

The importance of football boots are underrated, too. Whether you see them simply as a fashion statement, you're more bothered about comfort or you'd like something particularly high-tech to give you just a touch more pace on the pitch, we feel you. We've scoured through boots for Rashfords and Ronaldos, Salahs and Sheringhams. Whatever kind of player you are, you're going to want to feel £50m, right?

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With so many styles and makes these days, it's a more difficult choice than ever when it comes to actually choosing the right boots. So we've separated our guides into specific categories.

If you're an Adidas athlete yourself like Paul Pogba or Leo Messi, we've got you covered with the best that the Three Stripes offer, from the new X Ghosted to the classic Copa Mundials. Equally, if you'd rather follow the lead of Kevin De Bruyne and Cristiano Ronaldo, we have a Nike guide that features the legendary Mercurial Vapor and super-slick Superfly ranges. 

We've also got a guide for kids' boots and one for astroturf. Wherever, whoever and whenever you're playing, we've got your back. 

What are the best football boots to buy in 2020?

Best football boots 2020: the latest releases from Nike, Adidas, Puma and Umbro

Best Adidas football boots 2020: Mutator, Nemeziz, X Ghosted and Copa Mundials

Best Nike football boots 2020: should you buy Mercurial Vapor, Tiempo, Superfly, or Phantom?

Best football boots and trainers for astroturf 2020: top Nike, Adidas and Puma choices for 5-a-side

The best kids' football boots you can buy right now

Check out some of our other guides too if you're looking for more football equipment.

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