when it comes to football boot construction, knitting is almost never in the list of choice method, but who would have imagined that knitted footwear could one day become a reality in a pair kicks that are often abused? well, it has: meet the Adidas Samba Primeknit, the world’s first knitted football boot. if you are unfamiliar with Primeknit, rest assured that when we speak knitting, it is not your usual grandma’s handiwork. so you can be assured that this limited edition soccer shoes will not fall apart under the stress of typical soccer routines. basically, the idea of bringing Primeknit into the football picture came about when Adidas was exploring how can they combine the comfort and responsiveness of playing barefoot with the protection of a traditional design.
the result is the Adidas Samba Primeknit which became the first football boot to have an upper that’s knitted from heel-to-toe, offering a bespoke second-skin fit while retaining the strength of a conventional kick. the one-piece knitted upper and the yarns used afford new levels of flexibility and comfort, while providing the stability and strength equal to that of the convention soccer boots. each yarn is treated to precision coating that gives it the water resistance properties essential for any footwear and so, it won’t soak up water like a sponge. the Adidas Samba Primeknit is set to be available for your taking starting from March 17 in select Adidas retail outlets, associated stockists and from Adidas online store. at this point, price is still a mystery. more look after the break.