The 7 Best Football Boots for Wide Feet
For players like myself, it’s hard to find football boots that fit comfortably. With the revolution of high tech speed boots, there has been a growing trend of boots that are more slim and narrow through the toe box. This style of boot is typically not comfortable for players with wide feet. Luckily, there are still brands that are making high quality wide fitting boots. In this article, we’re going to be discussing the best football boots on the market for players with wide feet in 2023.
These boots aren’t just comfortable, they’re also high performing on the pitch. I’ve had the chance to review each of these models, and I can speak to both their pros and their cons. We’ll be covering some of the best features of each of these boots, and also explaining what makes them great for wide footed players.
Remember that everyone’s feet are different. It’s always best to try on boots in store to make sure they feel right on your feet. If you buy online, you can always return your order if they don’t work for you. Now, let’s get into the list!
Adidas Copa Mundial
When talking about the best football boots for wide feet, the Adidas Copa Mundial is always going to be leading the conversation. This is without doubt the widest fitting kangaroo leather football boot I’ve ever tried on.
The leather on the Copa Mundial is extremely soft, and the upper is very pliable on feet. The boots may seem tight when you first try them on, but the Copas expand significantly after they’re broken in. For that reason, I would recommend going about a half size down in order to get the best fit in these boots.
In addition to the wide fitting design, you’re also getting one of the best built football boots on the market. The soleplate is sturdy and remains intact with the upper throughout repeated use on the field. The central lacing system provides great lockdown as well, while the fold over tongue gives these boots a nice retro look.
Adidas Predator Accuracy
If you’re interested in boots with a slightly more modern design, the Predator Accuracy is another great model from Adidas to consider. Out of all of Adidas’ new boots, the Predator Accuracy is by far the most accommodating for wide feet.
The soleplate base on the Predators is slightly wider in the toe-box compared to other boots, which makes the boots more spacious inside. Despite being roomy, the elasticated primeknit collar still provides great lockdown.
The main selling point of the Predator Accuracy are the rubber elements on the Hybrid Touch upper. This new upper offers ample grip across the forefoot and provides a noticeable difference in playability. The added traction from this upper is also really helpful for providing more spin on free kicks and curled shots.
Nike Premier 3
The Nike Premier 3 is another one of my all time favorite boots. It also happens to be a great option for players with wide feet. Since its release ten years ago, the Nike Premier has been one of the most affordable kangaroo leather boots on the market. At just over $100, you’re getting an amazing deal as well.
With a lot of boots, you have to endure a lengthy break in process before they feel right. This isn’t the case with the Nike Premier, as these boots feel great right out of the box. The thing I appreciate most about the Premier is that it has the comfort of a leather football boot, with the streamlined design of something more modern.
The kangaroo leather stretches comfortably across the toe-box to provide ample space within the boot. This leather upper in the Premier is so soft that it even rivals boots that cost twice the price. The Nike Premier 3 is able to strike a unique balance of style, comfort, and value.
Nike Tiempo Legend 9
The Nike Tiempo series has been a mainstay in the Nike lineup for years. This boot has always brought both comfort and style to the table, and the Tiempo Legend 9 is no exception. For wide footed players, the Tiempos have always been a reliable option.
Nike’s pliable and soft leather helps provide a stretch throughout the boot. In addition to the comfortable upper, Nike have also implemented an elasticated mesh tongue in the new Tiempo. This flexible new design helps make the boot more accommodating for a variety of foot shapes.
Other great features of the Tiempo Legend 9 include foam pods along the side of the boot as well as an aggressive soleplate. If you’re on a budget, you can also pick up the Nike Tiempo Legend at a discount by going with a takedown model.
New Balance 442 V2 Pro
New Balance are still seen as a newcomer when it comes to football boots. With that being said, the brand has been releasing amazing products recently. One of those great new models happens to be the New Balance 442 V2 Pro.
The 442 V2 Pro features a full kangaroo leather upper, and a build quality that rivals the Copa Mundial. These boots are really well manufactured, and they also feel comfortable and sleek on feet.
One of the best things about New Balance boots is that they can be purchased in both standard and wide sizes. Obviously, this makes them a great option for players with wide feet. Virtually no other brand offers this kind of sizing variation, so it’s great to see New Balance provide that.
New Balance Furon V7 Pro
The New Balance Furon V7 is the most popular speed boot in the New Balance lineup. Similar to other boots from New Balance, you can also pick up the Furon V7 in a wide variation. That being said, the standard variation was wide enough for me.
Comfort was definitely a priority when New Balance made the Furon V7. The Hypoknit upper is both soft and pliable, giving the boots a barefoot fit and feel. This material is so thin, that you can really feel the ball with every dribble, pass, and shot.
Due to the thin and minimal design of the Furon V7, they are also some of the lightest boots on the market. These boots weigh in at a staggering 180 grams, making them even lighter than the Mercurial Vapor 15. If you’re looking for a boot that’s modern and high tech, while still leaving room for wider feet, this is a great choice for you.
New Balance Tekela V4 Pro
The New Balance Tekela V4 Pro is another stand out model from the brand. Not only is this boot extremely comfortable for players with wide feet, it’s may be the best laceless football boot on the entire market.
This crown used to be held by the Adidas X Speedportal, but the Tekela simply has it beat when it comes to comfort. The one piece synthetic upper has a soft and leather-like feel on feet, and the elasticated collar is snug without feeling too tight.
Laceless boots don’t usually have the best lockdown, but that’s not something you need to worry about with the Tekela. I didn’t notice any slipping through the heel while wearing these boots. While moving, my feet felt really secure. Despite being better than most of the competition, you can still pick up the Tekela for $50 less than other boots in the same category. So they are also a standout value play.
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