2016 Footy Headlines Boot Awards - Nike Tiempo Legend Pirlo Is the Best Boot of the Year

Update: The results are in and the Merlot-inspired Nike Tiempo Legend special-edition boots for Andrea Pirlo have won the vote. They are followed by the Black History Month Nike Magista Obra and Adidas' Ace 16+ PureControl Space Craft limited-edition release, separated by a mere eight votes. See the full results here. For more details on all finalists, check out the original post below the slideshow.


With the end of the year in sight, we summarize up what brought us the year in terms of football boots. There is no better way than asking you, the fans, to choose the most outstanding soccer cleats of the year with the 2016 Footy Headlines Boot Awards.



The Footy Headlines Boot Awards are broken down in three categories, with voting for the first (Most Innovative Football Boot) and second one (Worst Football Boot) already started. Votes for all three categories will be open until Sunday next week (December 18). The Best Football Boot of the Year is the 'ultimate' award, with voting open from this weekend.

Best Football Boot of The Year

Here are some of the best boots of the year.


2016 brought us almost endless awesome football boots from all brands such as the Merlot Nike Tiempo Pirlo edition and Adidas' golden Space Craft leather collection. We have made a preselection of the best football boots of last year, but it's all about you and your vote to decide which was the best football boot of the year.


Which Was The Best Football Boot of The Year?

Adidas Ace PureControl Space Craft
Adidas Copa 17.1 Crowning Glory
Adidas Porsche 911
Nike Magista Obra BHM
Nike Magista Obra Multicolor Womens
Nike Mercurial Superfly CR7
Nike Mercurial Superfly Radiant Reveal Womens
Nike Tiempo Legend Pirlo
Puma evoTOUCH White / Blue
Under Armour Camo Pack


What was the Best boot of the year in terms of design and tech? Let us know in the comments below if we missed any beautiful soccer cleat launched last year.