We spent 9.4 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what soccer players think:

5 reasons to buy

  • A few users find this soccer cleat to be durable.
  • This shoe’s mid-top collar provides support.
  • Many commenters agree that this soccer cleat is good-looking.
  • The Adidas X 17.3 Soft Ground is budget-friendly.
  • This model has a TPU base that is said to be quite adaptable.

2 reasons not to buy

  • A few reviewers have observed the tight fit around the forefoot area of the X 17.3 SG.
  • Some have developed bruises while breaking in this soft ground soccer cleats.

Bottom line

Built to enhance agility and acceleration, the X 17.3 SG proves that not even wet grounds can be a hindrance to its goal. Many believed that it can also last long due to its durable quality. For a budget-friendly cleat, it sure is a great deal.


Top: Low
Surface: Soft Ground
Collection: Adidas X
Lacing System: Laced
Price: $70
Brand: Adidas
Colorways: Yellow, Gold, White, Red
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  • The upper material of the Adidas X 17.3 Soft Ground is made of Techfit technology. It offers a compression fit for added stability even on challenging muddy arenas. Its brings an adaptive fit that lessens break in time.
  • Just like the other trendy cleats with sock, this cleat is also constructed with a mid top collar. The sock provides protection and adds up to the comfort quality. It has been the trademark of the X series and has been continued with a new look in its 2018 versions such as the Adidas X 18+ Firm Ground and Adidas X 18.1 Firm Ground.
  • It is constructed with Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU) outsole for durability. To provide better grip on muddy surfaces, its base is installed with metal studs. A couple of triangular shaped studs are also part of the configuration to facilitate quick change of directions.

The soft ground variation of the Adidas X 17.3 is available in standard sizes for men. The Techfit material on the upper brings a compression fit that hugs the foot snugly. The lacing system also offers adjustability in terms of fit.

The X 17.3 Soft ground is built with a TPU material for its base. TPU is known for its structured yet adaptive quality that works best in any type of surface.

As a soft ground soccer cleat, the X 17.3 SG is designed with six metal studs. These studs are meant to grip with more stability on deep soft grounds. The five triangular studs, on the other hand, offer traction during quick changes of direction.

Similar to its firm ground version, the Adidas X 17.3 Soft ground is also fitted with a Techfit upper. It is known to be Adidas compression technology that are also found in their other products such as sports apparels. It is purposely made to offer a snug fit that molds to the shape of the foot from the forefoot to heel area.

The exterior of the upper is noticeably filled of multiple dots. This is called the Speed Skin exterior. It serves to offer this soccer cleat with unique and attractive aesthetics. Functionally, it improves breathability and ball touch.

  • The 2018 version of this soccer cleat is the Adidas X 18.3 SG.
  • The Adidas X 17.3 FG is the firm ground version of this soccer cleat.
  • This soccer cleat also has an indoor and turf variation.