Gianluigi Buffon Reveals All-New Next-Gen Puma ONE 2018 World Cup Boots

Legendary Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has become the first player to be spotted wearing the second generation of Puma's ONE football boot. The next-gen Puma ONE 18.1 soccer cleat is set to for a released in late January 2018 and will be used by Puma ONE players in the 2018 World Cup.

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Gianluigi Buffon Trains in Blackout Next-Gen Puma ONE 18.1 Boots

Here are two close-ups of the soccer cleats worn by Gianluigi Buffon in training this week.

Gianluigi Buffon's boot has been blacked-out in order to disguise the look of the boots, while the pictures of the boots from Italy's training do not reveal very much as well. However, a blackout Puma ONE 18.1 Prototype soccer cleat has been leaked in mid-August 2017, so it is already possible to say what the most important changes of the boots are.

The next-generation Puma ONE 18.1 football shoes introduce a distinct 3-D texture to the upper for more grip and an improved touch, while the touch area still features Kangaroo leather.

The collar and the sole plate of the Puma ONE 18.1 football boots are practically the same as the collar and the outsole of the initial generation.

Set to be launched in late January 2018, the all-new Puma ONE 18.1 boots will retail at a similar price as the current generation (200 Euro).

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