What are soccer shoes called?

Answer Soccer shoes are generally known as "cleats," in the U.S. In the United Kingdom, however, they are more commonly known as "football boots." This is partially because soccer is known as football in ... Read More »

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Who invented soccer shoes?

The soccer shoe was created by a former German factory worker named Adolf (Adi) Dassler in 1949. Dassler had a passion for designing shoes for athletes. He started his own company, which came to be... Read More »

Why Gel Inserts for Soccer Shoes?

While there may be fewer traumatic injuries in soccer than other sports such as football and rugby, soccer is physically demanding. Common lower body injuries and inflictions are often connected to... Read More »

What are Indian shoes called?

Traditional Indian shoes are called moccasins. Moccasins are a slipper-type shoe and are traditionally made from sewn pieces of tanned leather. Moccasins were the only piece of clothing that was ... Read More »

What are ballet shoes called?

Ballet shoes are also called soft ballet shoes or ballet slippers. Shoes constructed for dancing on pointe--where the dancer stands on the tips of the feet--are simply known as pointe shoes. The de... Read More »