Verdict from 100+ user reviews

4 reasons to buy

  • A number of reviewers commented that the Under Armour Spotlight DL Firm Ground offers a nice touch on the ball.
  • Majority of users found these soccer cleats to have great traction on the firm ground.
  • After breaking in, the cleat fits very comfortably on the feet, said a few testers.
  • Some purchasers were very happy with the great discount they got for the cleats.

3 reasons not to buy

  • Some individuals who purchased the Spotlight DF Firm Ground observed that the cleat fits tight around the toes.
  • According to a few users, these firm ground cleats needed breaking in to achieve an adjusted fit.
  • A few wearers noticed that the fit of the cleat is quite restraining.

Bottom line

The Under Armour Spotlight DL Firm Ground boasts of a lightweight design that enables wearers to show off their impressive footwork on the pitch. The cleat guarantees a clean ball touch with its textured upper. Meanwhile, a smooth fabric inner lining gives the feet a very comfortable ride during high-intensity moments. With a well-cushioned insole and a stud pattern that delivers exceptional grip on the firm ground, these cleats provide good value for its price.

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Good to know

  • The DL Firm Ground version of the Spotlight utilizes a full synthetic upper, similar to most models in the Spotlight series. The synthetic material provides a soft and comfortable fit while it allows better control of the ball.
  • The mid-foot displays an asymmetrical lacing system created to provide a wider area for handling the ball. It results in more powerful strikes.
  • Another feature meant to enhance comfort is the Ortholite sock liner. With the sock liner, the foot experiences maximum cushioning and extreme breathability, even during intense moments on the field.
  • The cleat uses a stud pattern that is made up of individual linear stud shapes. These cleats increase traction and promote an explosive first step.

With the Ortholite technology, the Spotlight DL Firm Ground's provides an excellent in-shoe feel to minimize bruising and blistering. The lightweight upper also facilitates the overall comfort the cleat. In term of sizing, this version of the Spotlight comes in the standard sizes for men. It comes with a medium width and fits true to size, justs like most firm ground cleats including the Under Armour Magnetico Pro Firm Ground and the Mizuno Rebula 2 V2 Firm Ground.

When it comes to the outsole, the Spotlight DL Firm Ground shows off a molded sole plate with linear TPU studs. The stud configuration effectively delivers reliable traction on the firm ground. It also provides lightweight durability.

The inner structure of the cleat utilizes a smooth textile lining that enhances comfort. The die-cut Ortholite sock liner further improves the fit by alleviating pressure on the feet and providing excellent breathability.

Sporting a look that stays true to the Spotlight design, the DL Firm Ground version of the Spotlight wears a synthetic leather upper that shows off the Under Armour branding on its lateral sides. The upper proves to be very effective in aiding a clean touch on the ball. The soft, form-fitting synthetic also aids in the cleat's overall fit, as it wraps snugly on the feet.

An asymmetrical lacing system works to expand the kicking area on the upper. It provides an increased shot velocity that allows stronger attacks.

  • The soccer cleat weighs 230 grams.


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