Adidas X Crazyfast.1 review: Are these the best speed boots about?

The Adidas X Crazyfast.1 has improved on every aspect of the Speedportal - but is it any better than its competitors?

Adidas X Crazyfast.1 FG
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FourFourTwo Verdict

A brilliant speed boot, the X Crazyfast.1 is an improvement upon the previous iteration but is still behind the more-expensive Superfly.


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    Aggressive and responsive sole plate

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    Great locked-in feeling through laces


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    Lack of protection

As its name suggests, the Adidas X Crazyfast.1 is engineered for speed, and is the latest version of the former F50 Adizero range. 

Consistently one of the best football boots on the market, the Adidas X Crazyfast.1 is no exception. Aimed at attacking stars with pace to burn, the X range has been worn by some of the most devastatingly quick players to grace the game in recent times, such as Gareth Bale and Mohamed Salah. 

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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.