Category Archives: Milestones

Milestones – Nike Tiempo Premier Sg 1994

Nike showed that they are also able to make football boots! The year was 1994, world cup in
USA. It was the year Nike announced themselves to the world of football boots. In the world cup
Nike managed to supply 10 of the players to wear Nike Tiempo in the World Cup Final between
Italy-Brazil. Also 2 of the biggest stars to wear the boots, Romario and Maldini! 


(Picture from my friend on InstaGram @botasclasicas, edited by The Boot Vault)

Nike wanted to
keep the comfort and keep the boot strong. Nike Tiempo 1994 was a classy black leather boot
with a white Nike swoosh. Already then Nike wanted to keep the boot quite simple and light
compared to the other brands. 

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Milestones – Adidas Predator 1994

The original Adidas Predator released in 1994 was revolutionary in the way it managed to add
power and swerve to the kick thanks to the rubber fins!


It was Craig Johnston back in 1988, footballer from Australia, who was the key man developing
the first Predator. It was his idea to add the rubber fins, he compared it to table-tennis. 

These boots became Adidas biggest revolution in the history of football boots! 

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Milestones – Puma King 1970

Puma King had a mayor influence during years 1968-1990. It all started in 1966 World Cup when the player of the tournament Eusebio wore the Puma King, the trademark of Puma formstripes are still today the same as back in 1966. Some big names wore Puma King during the years, Pele in 1970, Cruyff in 1974 and Diego Maradona from 1978-1990.

In 1994 World Cup Puma started to struggle when Nike and Adidas launched their new boots.

Puma King 1970.

(Soccerbible- Puma King Pele, Football Boots Vault, 06 April 2011).