Who should buy the Nike Alpha Menace Pro 3

Bigger skill players such as tight ends, running backs, quarterbacks, linebackers, and defensive ends stand to benefit so much from the Nike Alpha Menace Pro 3; however, this does not mean that this cleat falls short for other positions. On the contrary, this football cleat is versatile enough to be a good match for the following:

  • beginners who are not yet sure which positions or roles they are going to specialize in
  • advanced players who have more flexible in-game roles

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Aside from these players, the Nike Alpha Menace Pro 3 is also good for the following:

  • buyers who are on a budget
  • wearers who do NOT have wide feet
  • players who are more open to new and unique looks

Who should NOT buy this football cleat from Nike

The Nike Alpha Menace Elite 3 has a more modern and streamlined look. It is a better match for players who are not comfortable with styles that push the usual boundaries. Those who are looking for a better-looking option in the same price range can go for the Nike Vapor Untouchable Pro 3.

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The Elite version of the Nike Alpha Menace 3 is also a more forgiving option for those players with wide feet.

Nike Alpha Menace Pro 3: Generally very satisfactory

Several reviewers report that they are happy with how this football cleat performs. One of them shares that the Nike Alpha Menace Pro 3 is "worth every buck." Another even goes further to proclaim that this model is the "best multi-purpose diverse football cleat on the market." This means that this cleat can be worn by any position, though he points out that bigger skill players get the most benefits.

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A grip that you can trust.

Two footballers take note of how trustworthy the grip of the Alpha Menace Pro 3 is. One of them even shares that he "feels so much more connected to the dirt" when wearing this. As a result, his "agility just goes up five points."

Nike Alpha Menace Pro 3 sole plate

Enjoy a high energy return

Aside from ensuring a nice grip, the sole plate is also designed to deliver a lot of energy return. An expert describes this shoe as "plenty springy," and shares further that it was such a breeze to accelerate while wearing this Nike football cleat.

The Alpha Menace Pro 3 ensures comfort

Several players are happy with the comfort that they experience while wearing this shoe. The following are just some of the good comments that they put in:

  • "so comfortable when you wear it"
  • "very comfortable since putting them on"
  • "extremely comfortable"

Special shoutouts to the collar and tongue

A player reports that the ankle area has good padding, which feels really good according to another reviewer. He also adds that the padded tongue feels really nice on top of the foot. 

Nike Alpha Menace Pro 3 collar and tongue

This shoe is easy to put on

An avid reviewer describes himself as a "huge fan" of how easy it is to put this football cleat on. He says that the collar is able to open wide to receive the foot comfortably.

Amazingly stable

A player that this cleat's stability is so amazing his ankle just won't roll even if he tries to do it voluntarily. An expert echoes this observation, saying that there is plenty of stability, especially for side-to-side movements.

No problems with foot containment

An avid reviewer claims that the Alpha Menace Pro 3 is one of the most supportive cleats on the market. This is in part due to the laces, which he describes as "definitely unique" and having the ability to give a really tight fit all the way around.

Nike Alpha Menace Pro 3 lacing system

Nike Alpha Menace Pro 3: Not for wide-footers

Comments regarding the fit point that this football cleat is on the narrower side. For example, an expert says that the toe box is "a little too cramped and crowded." Another player recommends buying half a size bigger than normal, especially if you are a wide-footer. 

Feels lighter than its actual weight

At 12 ounces or 340 grams, the Nike Alpha Menace Pro 3 is not the lightest football cleat out there. It's even a little heavier than average, which we peg at around 11 oz (323 g). However, a reviewer swears that it "honestly feels a lot lighter on foot."

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The Alpha Menace Pro 3 and its hit-or-miss look

While there are players who say that this shoe looks great, there are also those who are not so thrilled by its looks. One of them even says that this shoe is "definitely a weirder-looking football cleat." New buyers should proceed with caution, especially if they are the style-conscious type.

Get the Alpha Menace Pro 3 at a good price

Two players say that the Nike Alpha Menace Pro 3 has a "great price" and is "basically a steal at only $100." Because of this, it is not surprising that many buyers are drawn to this fairly affordable option.

Facts / Specs

Weight: Men 340g
Collection: Nike Alpha Menace
Top: Mid
Closure: Lace-up
Material: Synthetic, Textile/Mesh
Stud type: Molded
BRAND Brand: Nike

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