Verdict from 1 expert and 14 user reviews

8 reasons to buy

  • Most reviewers of the Adidas Predator Mania Firm Ground soccer cleat say that this boot remake is excellent. 
  • Some commenters notice and appreciate the fact that this soccer shoe is lighter than its original release. 
  • A handful of reviewers say that this soccer cleat is comfortable to wear. 
  • Several shoppers say that this firm ground soccer cleat is worth its price. 
  • A couple of customers commend the amazing fit of this Adidas soccer cleat
  • The quality of this soccer cleat’s leather is impeccable, says a wearer.
  • A pair of wearers state that the shoe’s tongue strap is durable. 
  • Another customer is excited by the fact that the shoe has a nearly 1:1 build with the OG pair.

1 reasons not to buy

  • The shoe’s price belongs to an ultra-expensive range.

Bottom line

Adidas Predator patrons rejoiced when the Three Stripes announced the remake for the Adidas Predator Mania Firm Ground soccer cleat - and the hype was not uncalled for. Not only did the pair bring nostalgia to the table but it also delivered (and improved upon) the original feel of its 2002 release.

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Good to know

A long-awaited remake, the Adidas Predator Mania Firm Ground soccer cleat makes a lot of long-time patrons happy. The pair brings with it a lot of nostalgia as fans gush over this retro release. The pair boasts a kangaroo leather upper known for its soft feel as well as its moldability. A foldover tongue creates a classic look while an elastic strap pins it in place.

A responsive Boost midsole serves as the shoe’s cushioning system. Not only does it effectively cushions the foot from impact, but it also maintains a lightweight feel. 

A Controlframe outsole is used for this model. The area bears a total of eleven Hybrid studs; seven are in the forefoot and four in the heel area. This configuration is best designed for firm ground courts.

The Adidas Predator Mania Firm Ground soccer cleat has a central lacing system lumped together with a foldover tongue. The feature allows for fit customizability while locking the foot down to create stability.

Premium kangaroo leather makes the upper of the Adidas Predator Mania Firm Ground soccer cleat. The material is known for its softness and its moldability. As the K-leather is used over time, it stretches to the shape of the wearer’s foot, creating a truly personalized fit. A good touch on the ball is associated with this material, as well. 

A classic look is brought about by the model’s foldover tongue. A band stitched onto the tongue pins it into place, avoiding any distractions.

Boost serves as the cleat’s midsole. Made from heated TPU capsules, this cushioning system creates a more responsive feel without the added weight.

There are a total of eleven studs embedded into the outsole of this Adidas Predator model. Seven studs are found in the forefoot while four are placed in the heel area. This configuration is designed to work best in firm ground courts.

The Adidas Predator Mania Firm Ground is available in the Red/ Silver colorway.

The original Adidas Predator Mania was released in 2002.

How Predator Mania Firm Ground compares

This shoe: 87
All shoes average: 80
59 93
This shoe: £330
All shoes average: £160
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