adidas ACE 17+ Purecontrol FG - Legend Ink/Core Black/Energy Aqua
FG - Firm Ground
Part of the Thunder Storm Pack, the adidas ACE 17+ Purecontrol FG football boots feature Boost technology for ultimate energy return on firm ground.
*As an added bonus, by purchasing these boots you will also receive a free UEFA Champions League mini ball. We’ve only got a limited number of these balls, so it’s first come, first served!*
Engineered to enhance your comfort, the upper features Primeknit, which is able mould to the natural contours of your foot to ensure a personalised fit.
A thin layer of Control Skin sits on top of the Primeknit to provide protection, while NSG (Non Stop Grip) is applied to the upper to ensure consistent levels of grip on the ball are achieved in any weather condition.
Providing the cleanest touch when striking and controlling the ball, the boot’s laceless feature gets you closer to the action, enhancing that barefoot experience.
A TPU cage within the Primeknit on the lateral side offers support, while inside the boot a knitted support system features to anchor the foot in place for reliable lockdown.
Re-engineered for improved security, the Purecut sock creates a streamlined connection between your foot and the boot, while pull-up loops help aid getting the boot on and off.
Making its debut in football for the very first time, the ACE 17+ incorporates Boost technology in the outsole. Consisting of fused energy capsules, Boost creates a super soft cushioning system that provides unrivalled energy return for efficient performance on the pitch.
For total control and stability while changing direction, the ACE 17+ includes an ultra-lightweight Sprintframe sole with conical shaped studs for superior traction on firm ground.
• Firm ground football boot • Primeknit upper • Control Skin • NSG (Non Stop Grip) • Laceless • Purecut sock • Boost • Ultra-lightweight Sprintframe sole
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Firm GroundBoots with Firm Ground soleplates are only to be used on natural short-grass surfaces that is firm underfoot but may be slightly wet. Designed specifically for this playing surface, they offer acceleration, comfort and enhanced traction, dispersing stud pressure evenly across the foot. FG soleplates are fixed (not removable) and are used worldwide; wetter countries tend to use them spring to autumn. FG boots are not to be used on artificial ground (AG) surfaces as the construction is not designed for the extra friction. FG boots used on AG surfaces will invalidate the manufacturer’s warranty.
Soft GroundSoft Ground (SG) soleplates are specifically designed for use on wet and soft to very soft natural grass pitches that may also be muddy and/or waterlogged. Used worldwide, mainly during winter months, boots made for soft ground have removable, replaceable screw-in studs that can be plastic, entirely metal or metal-tipped and typically come in a six-stud configuration (4 at the forefoot, 2 slightly longer at the heel). Screw-in studs must be checked and tightened before use as during manufacture they are machine-inserted and may be loose.
TurfTurf (also called Astro Turf) is an older, more unforgiving type of synthetic-grass surface consisting of either sand or water-based carpet typically laid on concrete. Subsequently a harder and faster surface, boots for use on turf (TF) usually have a cushioned midsole and a very durable, flat, multi-lugged or dimpled rubber outsole because turf requires light stud penetration. Owing to the hard nature of the surface and the friction it creates, no other outsole type should be used on turf and will result in considerable wear to the studs and soleplate edges and may result in injury.
Artificial GrassArtificial Grass surfaces (also known as an all-weather surface) typically consist of 3G (rubber crumb) or 4G (longer pile, combination of rubber/sand infill, more closely resembling actual grass). Fifth generation artificial grass is yet to be widely used. Boots made for AG are specifically designed, usually with less nylon to increase durability for the extra abrasion associated with synthetic grass and feature more numerous and densely concentrated studs. They may also vary in height for improved traction and/or hollowed-out to reduce weight and enhance cushioning. AG boots can also be used on firm ground (FG), though performance will depend on how dry and firm it is.
StreetStreet typically describes pitches or surfaces that are often found in inner-city residential areas. They consist of varying hard surfaces such as tarmac, paved or concreted hard-court areas and are often contained by a 'cage' constructed of steel or wire netting. Shoes for play on Street (ST) pitches will have an outsole made of extra hard-wearing rubber with a multi-lugged traction pattern similar in appearance to turf shoes. They also usually have midsole cushioning for shock absorption and comfort and are equipped with extended rubber toe bumpers to cope with scuffing.
IndoorIndoor surfaces for small-sided games such as 5-a-side and Futsal are usually flat, extremely hard and unforgiving and typically consist of varnished wood, linoleum or a smooth, painted synthetic or composite material. For grip, indoor outsoles (IN) are usually flat to maximise ground contact and slick in appearance with a minimal, non-aggressive traction pattern or grooves for flex and to dissipate surface moisture. They typically use non-marking moulded gum rubber and usually have midsole cushioning for shock absorption and comfort. Indoor shoes cannot be used on abrasive street surfaces such as concrete or gravel as they will quickly wear out.
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