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Soccer cleats vs Football cleats [May 2021]

by kunal pardeshi 4 days ago in product review

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Soccer cleats vs Football cleats [May 2021]
Photo by Fachry Zella Devandra on Unsplash

Cleats are very important accessories in every sport and there are various types of cleats for each sport like football, soccer, and basketball baseball.

Each sport has different cleats of different sizes and variations. This article is about soccer cleats Vs football cleats.

There are lots of people who don't know the difference between, soccer cleat and football cleat.

Cleats are basically shoes that are specially designed for a specific sport!

So, before we move on, to the difference between soccer and football, cleats, let me first tell you a short story.

I am from India and my brother loves playing soccer and in my country football has less following.

last week, I visited my brother’s training session, and I noticed that one boy on his team was wearing football cleats and was not effective in gameplay!

I reported his coach but he replied "who cares, end of the day both are used to kick the ball!"

This sounded very illiterate!

I sat on a bench and noticed his gameplay, and he played like a tank! He literally tanked players and could not stop himself!

conclusion of the story: Never use a fork to drink soup!

So, enough with the story, and let’s move on to our comparison.

Soccer cleats vs Football cleats

So let us first talk about soccer cleats.

soccer cleats are small in size and light in weight, and the main soul of the cleat is thin as compared to football cleats.

height of the outsole is small and studs are usually designed to absorb instant change in motion.

soccer cleats are designed by considering the swiftness required in-game (in soccer players have to take unexpected turns).

The studs of soccer cleats are smaller as compared to football cleats.

“God gives gifts to everyone, some can write, some can dance. He gave me the skill to play football and I am making the most of it.” –Ronaldinho

Also, read soccer field dimensions as it is also an interesting topic for discussion!

moving on to football cleats.

Football cleats are mainly designed by the idea of tanking and aggressive gameplay. The design of football cleats is aggressively forward which means it supports mainly forward motion.

Football cleats are made of very thick material and hence have a hard outer body and are heavy as compared to soccer cleats. The main reason behind the hard outer body and thick material is to avoid injuries in case a player gets stepped.

Studs of football cleats are designed to provide speed and power to play.

"Rugby gave me a confidence. I was quite shy and relatively timid, but it gave me the confidence to be a little bit more out-going and back myself a bit more"-Brian O'Driscoll

Quick notes...

Soccer Cleats:

  • lightweight
  • small as compared to football cleats
  • Designed for swift movements
  • Production Material is thin

Football Cleats:

  • Heavier than soccer cleats
  • Big in size
  • Designed for Bullish tanking
  • Production Material is thick to avoid injuries during stepping


Question: Can you wear soccer cleats for football?

Answer: No you cannot wear soccer cleats for football. If in case you wear then It might be harmful to your foot!

Question: How do soccer cleats look?

Answer: Soccer cleats look like the image given in the upper section of the article.


By Fachry Zella Devandra on Unsplash

There are several people in this world who still don't know the basic soccer cleats vs football cleats difference and are illiterate about knowledge of the sport.

Your gear in-game works as your game partner so choosing your right partner to defeat your opponent is extremely necessary and the slight difference in cleats has an enormous gap between the result!

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