Who should buy the PUMA Roma 68 OG

This low-top PUMA Roma 68 OG could be a great match for you if:

  • You want an affordable sneaker that has an EVA midsole that ensures lasting cushioning.
  • You are looking for a shoe that feels light on the foot and is made of quality materials.

PUMA Roma 68 OG Logo

Style of the PUMA Roma 68 OG

Featuring a premium leather top, the PUMA Roma 68 will look great with almost any casual outfit. This low-top sneaker has a minimalist street-ready design that comes in different color combinations for the consumers to choose from.

PUMA Roma 68 OG Upper material

Skinny jeans, leggings, jogger pants, and shorts will emphasize this shoe’s classic design. It can also be a good compliment for various sportswear, casual shirt, and hoodie. The shoe’s lightweight and sleek design is suitable for many lifestyle occasions and day-to-day grinds.

PUMA Roma 68 OG Laces

Notable Features

This low-profile retro sneaker is packed with comfort-enhancing features that give the platform an elevated feel. Boasting a clean and simple design, the PUMA Roma 68 is crafted with a full leather top that offers a balance of comfort and durability.

PUMA Roma 68 OG Midsole

Beneath the foot is the ethyl vinyl acetate or EVA midsole, which is responsible for providing lasting cushioning while keeping the shoe lightweight. The Orthopedic arch support not only prevents pain but also delivers a more stable cushioning. 

PUMA Roma 68 OG Side profile

Another notable feature of the PUMA Roma 68 OG is its full rubber outsole with textured details. This component offers optimal grip on various surfaces while protecting the foot and the rest of the platform from abrasive elements.

PUMA Roma 68 OG Collar

History of the PUMA Roma 68 OG

Originally released in 1968, the PUMA Roma 68 OG was created to celebrate the Italian national football team’s European championship win. Over half a century later, the classic silhouette returns with its premium leather top, suede formstrips, and special edition Roma '68 gold detailing. 

PUMA Roma 68 OG Front upper

Back in the ‘60s, this PUMA sneaker was initially introduced as a training shoe specifically designed for the track. It was used by athletes and trainers for sprinting, hurdling, and other sports-related activities. A German athlete, named Armin Harry, was also seen wearing a pair of PUMA Rome when he crossed the finish line at Rome Olympics in 1960. 

PUMA Roma 68 OG Toebox

The PUMA Roma became a well-liked trainer in the ‘70s and was introduced as one of the casual classics in the “80s. It has been re-released several times over the last five decades and has now been revived in a duo of retro-inspired colorways.

PUMA Roma 68 OG Heel

Facts / Specs

Base model: PUMA Roma
Style: Minimalist, Sporty, Retro
Top: Low
Inspired from: Other
Collection: PUMA Roma
Closure: Laces
Material: Leather, Suede, Rubber Sole, EVA

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Danny McLoughlin
Danny McLoughlin

Danny is a sports nut with a particular interest in football and running. He loves to watch sports as much as he loves to play. Danny was lead researcher on RunRepeat and The PFA’s report into Racial Bias in Football Commentary. His football and running research has been featured in The Guardian, BBC, New York Times and Washington Post.