Released in 1982, the Copa Mundial is the better-selling boot in football history and may be worn by a number of the all-time greats including Franz Beckenbauer, Michel Platini, Zico& Karl-Heinz Rummenigge. Ever since then it is often sold over 10 million times and was actually the past revolutionary product innovation manufactured by sports legend and founder with the adidas brand Adi Dassler. He'd been personally involved in the early progression of the first Copa Mundial before he perished in 1978.
Under-going only very slight changes because the boot was designed with the 1982 FIFA World Cup™ in Spain, the Copa remains made in Scheinfeld, near to adidas HQ in Germany. It carries a kangaroo-leather upper and additional leather provided about the heel, that will improve durability and stability.
The revolutionary boot maintains the identical qualities and feel with the traditional version nevertheless the colourway continues to be reversed with white being the prominent colour, launching iron boot into the modern game.
Another exclusive edition boot, the Yamamoto adizero f50 stems outside the collaboration between adidas and also the well-known, award-winning Japanese designer Yohji Yamamoto. This marks the modern in a brand of premium football boots that further entrenches adidas at the forefront of modern football boot design.
The top with the boot displays some imperial lion-dogs who, in middle ages times, guarded the emperors of Japan who employed to reside on sacred ground. This traditional design has become put into the context of Japan's modern sci-fi culture creating a spiritual connection involving the past as well as the future. The result is definitely an unexpected design that draws inspiration from the fashion world in order to make a bold statement around the football field.
Yohji Yamamoto explained: “My inspiration is often a mix of ancient traditions and modern sci-fi from Japanese culture… I really hope the inspiration on the boot harmonises the players and provide them extra confidence expressing themselves with no fear. People should do express themselves. Just follow your instinct.”
Only 2,000 pairs of the visually striking f50's will likely be available globally and the boots are sure to excite fans once they go on sale in South Africa in the 28th October at R 2999.00 in the V & A
The White Copa Mundial will probably be for sale in Rashid Cassim Sports & Footwear Distributors for R1999.00.