Who should buy the Adidas Ace 17.1 Firm Ground

Building from the previous soccer cleat model, there were several changes showcased into the Adidas Ace 17.1 Firm Ground soccer cleats. This model features a women's and men’s version as well. You'd get this pair if:

  • You're a woman player and the Kangaroo leather forefoot is something you want to put your gear on.
  • You looking into an improved Adidas Ace model especially the new technologies in the upper configuration.

Adidas Ace 17.1 Firm Ground logo

Stable lockdown of Adidas Ace 17.1

With the lacing system included in the Adidas Ace 17.1 Firm Ground, it has a customized and snug sock-like fit.

Adidas Ace 17.1 Firm Ground ankle

Being the only model featuring a lacing system in the Adidas Ace 17 silo, the Adidas Ace 17.1 men’s model features three lace holes above the toe box to create more stability to the cleat.

Adidas Ace 17.1 Firm Ground lockdown

The women’s version features a traditional lacing system.

Adidas' improved upper configuration for Ace 17.1

Making small but notable changes to its predecessor, the Adidas Ace 17.1 for men still, features a PrimeKnit upper with the addition of the ControlSkin technology in the midfoot. 

Adidas Ace 17.1 Firm Ground upper

The PrimeKnit offers support by wrapping the forefoot all the while maintaining comfort. It also helps keep water and debris out.

Adidas Ace 17.1 Firm Ground forefront

On the other hand, the ControlSkin, which is a thinner and more structured version of the PrimeKnit, covers the midfoot. This technology makes sure that the soccer cleat has a snug fit and ensures lockdown.

Adidas Ace 17.1 Firm Ground midfoot

Furthermore, the upper for the women’s version is kangaroo leather and a PrimeMesh quarter. This combination ensures comfort and a sock-like fit to help the player move with instinct.

Stable outsole framework

Utilizing the SprintFrame outsole, this soccer shoe is extremely lightweight and can hold up to high speeds while maintaining stability.

Adidas Ace 17.1 Firm Ground outsole front

Studs supreme of Adidas Ace 17.1 FG

Designed for firm grounds, the shoe features the Total Control stud alignment which is made out of conical studs.

Adidas Ace 17.1 Firm Ground outsole top

The stud design allows for free movement without being stuck in. Furthermore, while the soleplate is stiff, it still has enough flexibility in the toe box.

Adidas Ace 17.1 Firm Ground outsole back

Facts / Specs

Update: Adidas Ace 17.3 Firm Ground
Top: Mid
Surface: Firm Ground
Collection: Adidas Ace, Adidas Controlskin, Adidas SprintFrame
Lacing System: Laced
BRAND Brand: Adidas
Colorways: Black / Blue / Orange / Red / White

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Akshay Kumar Malhotra
Akshay Kumar Malhotra

Akshay is a former professional soccer player turned sports journalist. His passion for the sport led him to start writing about it, and he is now a published author across various sports websites, featured on TheSportster and Sportskeeda among others. After he retired from the Singapore professional soccer scene, Akshay formed his own amateur soccer club FC Banterbury, initially just for laughs. Safe to say, soccer is an integral part of Akshay's life, and soccer cleats in particular are an obsession for him.