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What's better than getting your first signature boot? Scoring and celebrating with it

There was a standout moment during Crystal Palace's incredible 5-1 victory over Leeds United on Sunday that I failed to notice — I think I was too busy trying to comprehend Leeds' total capitulation — but now register as one of the best goal celebrations of the 2022-23 season.

USWNT World Cup jerseys released — they're a lot better than the USMNT ones

After Nike set the bar about as low as it gets for the USMNT in Qatar, we're happy to report that the USWNT jersey options for the 2023 World Cup are much more desirable.

The sales people said we'd learn to love the USMNT kits eventually, but it's been five months and I still don't like them. As for the latest USWNT efforts, I do believe these will look better and better as the team moves toward the World Cup final in Sydney.

Viral Philippines kits from TikTok become real and put adidas’ garbage jerseys to shame

The new Philippines kits for the men’s national team are a work of art, literally. Created by design studio and TikTok sensation JerseyBird, the Philippines men’s national team are wearing some of the best-looking kits in the world.

Before getting the new kits, the Philippine Football Federation had a deal with Spanish sportswear company Kelme. That deal expired in January. 

With Umbro supplying, Guatemala and El Salvador are looking better than ever

The USMNT vs. El Salvador match in the CONCACAF Nations League on Monday night yielded two moments of beauty: (1) Ricardo Pepi's filthy game-winner and (2) the Umbro away kits that La Selecta wore at Exploria Stadium.

We rate the incredible new adidas away kits for the 2023 Women’s World Cup

The hype for the 2023 Women’s World Cup continues to build as the tournament is only four months away. New adidas Women’s World Cup kits released on Thursday added to the excitement as the sportswear giant unveiled some works of art.

Six away Women’s World Cup kits for Germany, Spain, Japan, Sweden, Argentina and Colombia were shown off. All the tops draw inspiration from the beauty and geography of each country. The result is six truly remarkable kits.

We took it upon ourselves to rate each of the six kits.

5 must-see new jerseys for the 2023 NWSL season

The 2023 National Women's Soccer League campaign kicks off next weekend (Saturday, Mar. 25) as the league begins its 11th season of play.

Attention soccer purists: Get your kangaroo leather cleats while you still can

Nike announced on Monday that it will no longer produce kangaroo leather products, including its famous soccer cleats. For collectors and enthusiasts alike, the news is a real wake-up call. Since the 1970s, kangaroo leather has represented the pinnacle of what a football boot is and should be, providing players with a touch on the ball unlike any other boots on the market. 

Charleston Battery might have the best jerseys in America

As one of the oldest operating professional clubs in the United States, the Charleston Battery had to celebrate their 30th anniversary (founded in 1993) with something special.

The club has entered a new era under the ownership of Rob Salvatore, highlighted by a move to Patriots Point Soccer Complex and the recent hiring of 2022 USL Championship Coach of the Year Ben Pirmann. These are exciting times for the Black and Yellow, and now the team has one of the year's best kits.

Can't help falling in love with the latest Nike Phantom GX Link boots

Contrary to the spectral presence its name implies, the Nike Phantom GX is an omnipresent force at the highest level of the game as the preferred boot of Kevin De Bruyne, Lautaro Martínez, Phil Foden, Ella Toone, Rodrygo, Eduardo Camavinga and Grace Geyoro. 

Phil Foden recreates Ronaldinho’s ‘Golden Shoes’ in ad for the new Nike Air Max 95

The first video in YouTube history to hit 1 million views was Ronaldinho’s “Golden Shoes” Nike advertisement. Back in the days when JogaTV ruled YouTube, a video featuring Eric Cantona and Ronaldinho broke the internet.

Fans, and 7-year-old me at the time, sat in disbelief as Ronaldinho would juggle a ball, shoot it off the crossbar multiple times and keep juggling all while it never touched the ground. I was too young to understand what special effects were, so I thought for the longest time that the video was real.