Adidas Copa Pure 2.1 review: Taking football boots back to the future

The Adidas Copa Pure 2.1 is an upgrade on the former version, and is a great option for those wanting a more traditional boot

Adidas Copa Pure 2.1
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FourFourTwo Verdict

A brilliant combination of modern and traditional, the Copa Pure 2.1 is perfect for those wanting the nostalgia of yesteryear alongside new technologies.


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    Extra padding on upper offers great protection

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    Great option for those with wide feet

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    Combination of both leather and synthetic


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    Bulkier than more lightweight options

The Adidas Copa range is truly iconic and, in the Copa Mundial, boasts the best-selling football boot of all time. 

Since 2016, adidas have released a modernised version of its most historic boot alongside the Mundial and the Copa Pure 2 is the latest iteration of this series. Worn by the likes of Bernardo Silva, Paulo Dybala and Rodrigo Bentancur, the Copa Pure 2.1 is an improvement on its predecessor, the first version of the Pure.  

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Lolade Jinadu

A football boot and shirt enthusiast who collects all kinds of kit and equipment, Lolade Jinadu is a social media influencer with over 40,000 fans on Instagram. Lolade boasts all kinds of boots in his extensive collection, from retro classics to brand-new releases and has an extensive knowledge of some of the biggest and best brands in the beautiful game, thanks to his years of sampling high-end products. Lolade reviews boots for FourFourTwo.