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The Best Blackout Football Boots for 2023

At On The Line, we bring you the latest and greatest Blackout Football Boots for 2023 that will do more than turn heads on the pitch, but take your skills to new heights.

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#1. Nike

#2. adidas

#3. Puma

With enigmatic uppers and shimmering soleplates flooding professional and amateur pitches in recent years, it’s hard to deny that pitches have never looked so colourful. But whilst vibrant colourways are all the rage, you can’t quite match the class and aesthetic of a classic blackout boot.

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#1. Nike

Nifty Nike is back for 2023 with an iconic selection of Blackout Football Boots from their tried and tested Phantom and Mercurial range!

Nike Phantom GX

First up – The Nike Phantom GX.

Rising from the toe box, the Nike Swoosh dominates the landscape of the boot, utilizing Nike’s revolutionary GripKnit technology to exude a profile that visualizes the concept of control and pinpoint precision.

But the Phantom GX doesn’t just boast good looks, but delivers under the hood too…

Nike Phantom Elite GX Firm Ground Football Boots – £235 at

Engineered with strikers in mind, the GX fuses Nike’s signature GripKnit technology with their recent Ghost Lacing System to deliver players a much sought-after ‘Close-to-the-ball-feel’, making passes, punts and touches that bit more personal.

But Nike’s dedication to innovation doesn’t stop there…

To sign off, Nike’s soleplate steals the limelight with its unique combination of Tri-Star, Conical and Arrow-Shaped Studs for unparalleled manoeuvrability on the pitch.

Your rivals won’t know what’s hit them when you become a side-stepping sensation wearing these groundbreaking boots on the pitch!

Nike Phantom Elite GX Firm Ground Football Boots – £235 at

Nike Mercurial Vapor Elite

For over 25 years, the Mercurial Vapor has paraded the pitch, and it would be hard to find a Premier League or World Cup player who hasn’t tried and tested the iconic Mercurial Vapor Elite at least once during their career.

Made popular by the world’s most iconic players: Ronaldo, Mbappe, Neymar & Hazard, the Nike Mercurial is first and foremost, a scintillating silo built for speed.

Nike Mercurial Vapor Elite FG Football Boots – £235 at

Housing a tried and tested 3/4 Air Zoom unit within the mid and forefoot of the boot, the Zoom Unit promotes efficient energy return, whilst Vaporposite + fuses textured chevron mesh with Flyknit to help you stay in control when the pressure cranks up.

Nike Mercurial Vapor Elite FG Football Boots – £235 at

Complete with a sleek three-tone texture of light and bold blacks, the Vapor has never looked so good!

#2. adidas

The three-stripes sporting giant returns for 2023 with their signature Nightstrike pack that dares to be bold.

adidas Predator Accuracy +

What’s in a name? Quite possibly more than you might think!

Taking inspiration from their iconic ’98 World Cup Predator alongside the Precision Euro silo of 2000, the Predator Accuracy exudes feelings of nostalgia to deliver a modern take on an iconic classic.

adidas Predator Accuracy+ Firm Ground Football Boots – £250 at

Sporting tried and tested boot tech first unveiled earlier this year with their Core Black/ Cloud White/ Team Shock Pink colourway, the Accuracy comes awash in features that will have you launching the ball into the back of the net with ease.

To the upper, adidas’s patented ‘Hybrid Touch’ technology features a coated microfiber material to deliver a soft yet tailored fit, whilst the Zoneskin upper provides a cushioned feel of the ball upon impact.

adidas Predator Accuracy+ Firm Ground Football Boots – £250 at

adidas X Crazyfast

The Speedportal silo has never looked so slick!

Taking inspiration from the Solar Gold adidas F50 Adizero boot as worn by Lionel Messi in 2014, the X Speedportal has fast become the boot of choice for players looking to get ahead of the competition.

adidas X CrazyFast .1 Laceless FG Football Boot – £230 at

With a whole array of features built into the boot, the X Crazyfast combines a Carbon Fibre Speedframe with an Agility Speed Cage, PrimeKnit collar and High-Speed stability system to help you be the best out on the pitch.

adidas X CrazyFast .1 Laceless FG Football Boot – £230 at

Don’t just take our word for it. Check out the silo now below!

adidas Copa Pure

Since the release of the Copa Mundial in 1979, adidas have tirelessly worked to bring the Copa line to the modern game.

Fast forward to 2023, and adidas’s unveiling of the Copa Pure silo sees a modernized and refined blueprint that exudes bold brilliance.

adidas Pure.1 Firm Ground Football Boots – NOW £160 (Was £199.99) at

Sporting quilted lines on the upper with Pure Touch-Fusionskin X Triple Foam Density foam pods embedded into the material, keeping control of the ball at pace has never been easier!

Couple this with the silos signature Torsionframe soleplate, and adidas deliver a silo that is lightweight and exceptionally flexible without compromising on comfort.

adidas Pure.1 Firm Ground Football Boots – NOW £160 (Was £199.99) at

#3. Puma

Puma Future

Step into the future of boot design with the all-new Puma Future silo from Puma’s signature ‘Eclipse Boot Pack’.

Engineered with the help of PSG’s Neymar JR, the Future silo has since graced the feet of James Maddison, Thiago Silva and Gemma Bonner, with the likes of Jack Grealish and Griezmann being the latest addition to the Puma lineup.

Puma Future.1 Firm Ground Football Boots – NOW £150 (Was £194.99) at

More than just a pretty picture, the Puma Future doesn’t just look good, but performs great too!

“But How?”

Through utilizing the latest FUZIONFIT360 technology alongside a Dynamic Motion System Outsole and PWRTAPE splayed across the outside of the boot, players can benefit from enhanced lockdown and exceptional touch in a lightweight form factor that is certain to take your playmaking to the next level.

Puma Future.1 Firm Ground Football Boots – NOW £150 (Was £194.99) at

Puma Ultra

The second silo to feature as part of the Puma Eclipse Boot Pack, the Puma Ultra…

Tailored towards explosive acceleration, and pin point precision on the pitch, every aspect of the Ultra Speed Boot is geared towards delivering players a competitive edge.

Puma Ultra Ultimate .1 FG/AG Football Boots – £200 at

Drawing upon their history on the track, Puma’s Ultra Speed Boot silo takes inspiration from Running Spikes to deliver a silo that is geared towards effortless takeoff and efficient energy return that is enough to see you through the full 90.

Puma Ultra Ultimate .1 FG/AG Football Boots – £200 at

Complete with a lightweight ULTRAWEAVE upper that fuses reactive kevlar with carbon yarns, alongside PWRTAPE strapped to the side of the boot, never again be caught slipping when the pace quickens!

Like what you see? Let us know in the comments which Blackout Boot is your favourite!

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