1. Adidas Nitrocharge
Designed specifically for box-to-box midfield engines, the Nitrocharge is specially shaped to retain kinetic energy as you sprint and change direction. There’s also a special protective mesh around the foot, and protective guards around vulnerable areas such as the achilles tendon - helping hard tackling players avoid collision injuries.
Price: TBC | adidas.com | Worn by: Daniele de Rossi (Roma and Italy), Dani Alves (Barcelona and Brazil), Javi Martinez (F.C. Bayern and Spain) and Ezequiel Lavezzi (Paris Saint-Germain)
Best football boots to buy in 2013, whether you're a midfield general, tricky winger or 'fox in the box' striker...
With the 2013 season almost at an end, and no World Cup until next summer, it's almost time to hang up the boots for another season and contemplate life without football for a brief period of time that seems like a lifetime.
If the return of season-long managerial mind games, squeaky bum time and forgetting to change your fantasy football team has convinced you that next season you are going to in some super Sunday action of your own, here’s the cutting-edge boots that will have you banging them in like Messi or marshalling the midfield like Yaya Toure.