Closer Look | Podolski Shows Off Custom Adidas Captain Tsubasa Boots

Update: Lukas Podolski did not wear his custom Adidas F50 Adizero Captain Tsubasa football boots in his second match with Vissel Kobe but wore the Adidas Ace Dust Storm boots. However, there are now better close-up pictures of Lukas Podolski's custom cleats.

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Closer Look | Lukas Podolski's Custom Adidas F50 Adizero Captain Tsubasa Boots

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Lukas Podolski made his J. League for Vissel Kobe today wearing a pair of extraordinary football boots, at least for a part of the match. Find out all you need to know about the most interesting boots of the 2017-18 season so far.

Lukas Podolski Debuts Unique Adidas F50 Adizero Captain Tsubasa Boots

Close-up with the cleats worn by the former German international today.

Based on the blue Adidas F50 Adizero 2014 Samba edition that was unveiled in late 2013, the left shoe of Lukas Podolski's new boots feature an image of Kojiro Hyuga (known as the "Tiger Striker", Tsubasa's and Genzo's top soccer rival), while the right shoe features the image of Tsubasa.

Podolski showcased his boots on Instagram just a few minuted ahead of the match

Apart from the custom graphics on the upper, Lukas Podolski's special boots are the same as the regular Adidas F50 Adizero Samba edition. His shin pads also boast the image of Kojiro Hyuga.

However, while Podolski started the match wearing the unique Adidas F50 Adizero Captain Tsubasa soccer cleats, he switched to the standard Adidas Ace 17.1 Dust Storm football boots in the second half.

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