Goodbye Adidas | Oliver Kahn Launches Own Goalkeeper Brand

Following a number of tempting tweets and teasers about a new job, Oliver Kahn this week launched his own goalkeeper brand, Goalplay. The launch of his own goalkeeper brand enraged Bayern München's supporters as they hoped that he would become again part of the club as an ambassador, while Adidas is likely also not happy as Oliver Kahn is a crucial part of their history wearing their products during his entire career and receiving signature products similar to CR7, Messi and Neymar.

Goalplay was founded to foster the development in goalkeeping and help goalkeepers to get better every day and includes apart from equipment also essential content about goalkeeping such as tutorials. Goalplay released an initial collection of four different goalkeeper gloves, with two of them available in two colors only directly through at the moment. The motto of Goalplay is 'zu null' - 'Keep a clean sheet'.

Oliver Kahn Launches Goalplay, the First 'Goalplayer' Brand

Here is the Zero Flat Advanced model, the second-best Goalplay gloves.

Designed to keep your sheet clean, the Goalplay goalkeeper collection is called ZERO. The keeper gloves offer optimized fit and quality latex material guarantees you maximum ball feeling, unsurpassed ball control and amazing grip through various high-end technologies.

The Goalplay ZERO collection includes a basic model, an Advanced model with three different cuts (negative, flat, FS) as well as a top model that is not available yet (still in testing phase),

Each of the gloves comes with a tons of different features such as Latex used for the inside for the best grip, an entry loop for easy entry and air mesh for optimal ventilation (Check out all tech features here).

Retailing at cheaper prices compared to those of the big sports brand such as Adidas and Nike, there are no reviews of Goalplay's products yet, and there is also no professional goalkeeper who wears them.

What are your thoughts on Goalplay, Oliver Kahn's new goalkeeper brand that he launched in cooperation with business partner Moritz Mattes and the help of two other ex-goalkeepers? Let us know in the comments below.