Adidas Wins The 2014 World Cup Boot Battle | The Final - Germany vs Argentina

It's official. Adidas won the 2014 World Cup Battle. The 2014 World Cup comes down to a final match, when Lionel Messi will lead Argentina against the tournament's best team.



Adidas will supply the kits for Germany and Argentina, who respectively won against Nike teams in the World Cup Semi-Final. It's the first time since 1990 that a brand supplies the kits for both World Cup finalists, while Adidas also provides the official World Cup Match Ball, the special white / gold Adidas Brazuca Rio World Cup Final Ball.



2014 World Cup Final Kits




FIFA announced yesterday that Germany will play with the all-white 2014 World Cup Home Kit, while Argentina will kick-off with the dark blue away kit. It's reported that Adidas already produces the possible kits with the fourth star for Germany and the third star for Argentina. Adidas also prepares the 2014 World Cup Winner Shirts for Germany and Argentina.

With 47 goals scored, the Adidas Adizero F50 Football Boot is the most successful silo of the World Cup, followed by the Nike Mercurial Boot (35).

Adidas and Nike will finish the 2014 World Cup Top Goal Scoring Brand on level. Adidas currently leads the ranking with 74 goals, closely followed by Nike with 73 goals. Check out the detailed 2014 World Cup Football Boot Ranking on Football Boots DB for more info.

Eight Players of the Golden Ball Shortlist Wear Adidas BootsAdidas will also supply the 2014 World Cup Top Goal Scorer with F50 players James Rodríguez, Thomas Müller and Lionel Messi leading the ranking. Injured Hypervenom player Neymar is the only Nike player who scored more than two goals in the World Cup. German striker Miroslav Klose became the all-time top goal scorer wearing Nike Hypervenom Boots.



On July 11, the FIFA Technical Study Group announced the ten-player shortlist for the Adidas Golden Ball Award via the Adidas Brazuca Twitter Channel. Eight players of the shortlist are wearing Adidas cleats (Ángel di María, Mats Hummels, Toni Kroos, Philipp Lahm, Lionel Messi, Thomas Müller, Arjen Robben, James Rodríguez), while only Javier Mascherano and Neymar are sponsored by Nike.



Germany 2014 World Cup Final Boot Line-Up

This is the expected Germany 2014 World Cup Football Boot Line-Up.



Adidas dominates the Germany 2014 World Cup Boot Line-Up against Argentina. Eight players will wear Adidas Boots in the final, including Manuel Neuer, Mats Hummels, Philipp Lahm, Bastian Schweinstieger and Thomas Müller.

Nike only managed to sign three players from the possible Germany 2014 World Cup Boot Line-Up (Boateng, Khedira, Klose), while no player will wear the innovative High Top Boot Design (Superfly / Magista Obra). Sami Khedira wears the second best version of the Magista, the Nike Magista Opus.

Argentina 2014 World Cup Final Boot Line-Up

This is the possible Argentina 2014 World Cup Football Boot Line-Up.



Sergio Romero wears a blackout Adidas Adizero Boot, while Argentina superstar will wear his signature Adidas Adizero Messi Battle Pack Boot. Other Adidas players are Lavezzi, Garay, Lucas Biglia and likely di María.

Pablo Zabaleta, Javier Mascherano and Gonzalo Higuaín will wear Nike Football Boots, while Sergio Agüero is the only player to stand out on the pitch with the two-colored Puma evoSPEED Tricks World Cup Boot.

Just 32% of the 2014 World Cup Final Players will start the match wearing Nike Boots, while 15 players wear the three stripes (68%). It's been a long time since a brand dominated the battle on the biggest stage.