Adidas Is Set to Attack Nike's Knitted Boots | Firmino Trains in Blackout Adidas X Primeknit Boots

Liverpool FC midfielder Roberto Firmino has become the second player to lace up in blackout Adidas Primeknit Boots after FC Barcelona superstar Luis Suarez already trained in the first-ever Adidas X Primeknit Cleats last week.

Set to be released in late September 2015 just in time for the UEFA Champions League 2015-16 Group Stage Match Day Two, the all-new Adidas Primeknit Football Boots introduce a knitted upper to the Adidas Ace and Adidas X for the first time in the history of both silos.

Roberto Firmino Shows Off Blackout Adidas X Primeknit Cleats

Close-up picture of the Adidas X Primeknit Cleats, worn by Firmino.

Roberto Firmino wears a non-modified version of the Adidas X Primeknit Cleats. The Adidas X Primeknit Boots introduce a knitted upper to compete with the Nike Mercurial Superfly Cleats, which were already introduced ahead of the 2014 World Cup.

Most remarkably, the blackout Adidas X 15+ Primeknit Boots feature a remarkable tongue design that distinguish the Adidas X Primeknit Boots from the blackout Next-Gen Adidas X 2016 Boots, which were worn by Thomas Müller and Theo Walcott recently.

It's the first time that Roberto Firmino will also sport knitted Adidas Cleats, while he didn't laced up in the Adidas Primeknit 2.0 Boots last season. Other players who will definitely sport Solar Red Adidas X Primeknit Football Boots Launch Colorway are Luis Suarez and FC Bayern Munich striker Thomas Müller, while it's expected that even more players will switch to the knitted Adidas X Boots in late September.

It will be quite interesting to see which players will lace up in the Adidas Ace Primeknit Boots apart from Mesut Özil, who was spotted wearing them in training this week.

What certain as of now is that the Adidas X Primeknit Boots are set to receive massive on-pitch player support to attack arch rivals Nike and their extremely popular Flyknit Boots. Do you think that Adidas will be able to attack Nike's knitted boots? Let us know in the comments section below.