Not Just TRUsox Anymore - 7 Most Important Anti-Sip Socks On The Market 2019 - Adidas, Nike, TRUsox, Tapedesign, Storelli & More

Around six years ago, in 2012, the revolutionary TRUsox anti-slip football socks with rubber gums on the inside and outside came on the market. They were worn by players such as Gareth Bale and Luis Suarez despite their contracts with Adidas & Co, and in the 2014 World Cup already more than 100 players wore TRUsox.


Since TRUsox were introduced, many others copied / got inspired by them, and so there are now various anti-slip socks on the market. We take a look at the most important anti-slip soccer socks.



TRUsox Anti-Sip Socks




TRUsox were the first that brought the anti-slip socks technology to the biggest stage with their revolutionary grip socks with pads on the inside and outside of the sock. They are the most popular product on the market, used by many of the best footballers including Luis Suarez, Lamela and many more.


TRUsox - Features:

  • Grip pads inside & onside of socks - patented technology
  • TRUsox® patented INEXtech™ technology
  • 4 Versions Available - Ankle, Mid-Calf, Calf & Winter
  • 3 Sizes Available - Small, Medium & Large
  • Various colorways
  • Price: 40 USD



NikeGrip Strike Light Crew Socks




Nike does not offer anti-slip football socks with rubber grip pads. Nike's anti-slip soccer socks come with NikeGRIP technology, which is inspired by the feet of the Gecko. The Gecko have thousands of small hairs, which makes them able to climb on vertical surfaces and also allowing them to have a grip on all kinds of surfaces. Nike uses ultra fine nano fibre to create a similar effect.


NikeGrip Strike Light Crew Socks - Features

  • Advanced gripping yarn offers traction inside and outside the sock
  • Arch compression for snug support
  • Left/right-foot specific for a natural feel
  • 4 Men's sizes available
  • Price: 28 Euro

Adidas Alphaskin Traxion Lightweight Cushioning Crew Socks



Adidas does also not offer a special anti-slip football sock with rubber grip pads. The Adidas Alphaskin Traxion socks feature a Traxion system on the footbed for added grip. They do not offer as much grip as the special anti rubber grip socks but provide more comfort.



Adidas Alphaskin Traxion Lightweight Cushioning Crew Socks - Features


  • Lightweight design with cushion where its needed for ultimate comfort
  • Traxion system for anti-slip
  • Usual socks sizes available
  • 4 colorways
  • Price: From 30 Euro

Tapedesign Anti-Sip Socks




Relatively new to the market, Austrian company Tapedesign released their first anti-slip socks in Fall 2016. Tapedesign became popular in the past few months after many players such as Rakitic started to wear them. Tapedesign socks are especially popular in Austria, Germany and Switzerland as the brand managed to get many players to wear them.

Tapedesign Review


Tapedesign socks are one-size only, featuring specially placed rubber knobs pads on the outside. They are very tight and thin, a true performance product.



Tapedesign - Features:

  • Worn by Rakitic & Many Bundesliga players
  • Grip pads on the outside
  • ONE size (size 37 – 48) due to special processing of the very high quality material
  • 4 Versions Available - Short, Mid-Calf, Long & Outdoor
  • Various colorways
  • Price: From 30 Euro

Gravity Grip Anti-Sip Socks




The possibly third popular anti-slip socks manufacturer on the market is Gravity Socks. Gravity Socks are worn by a number of players worldwide, including Ever Banega and Achraf Hakimi.


“Gravity Grip Gear, Get a grip on Gravity” Gravity Grip socks significantly enhances performance by providing grip in your footwear. Complete grip means complete control. Gravity Grip socks allows you to have greater agility, speed and that explosive edge which keeps you in front of your competition when it most…"



Gravity Grip Socks - Features

  • Worn by Banega, Hakimi & various others
  • Gravity Grip Pad Technology has grip pads inside and outside of the sock (PRO Version only)
  • Extra breathable with possesses air vent zones on the instep
  • ONE Size Only
  • 2 Versions Available - Performance & PRO
  • Various colorways
  • Price: 20 Euro (Performance Version), 35 (PRO Version)

Falke 4 Grip Socks



Another player in the market of non-slip socks is famous German company Falke, who are known for their high-quality socks. Unlike the other anti-slip socks, Falke's socks are available in usual socks sizes for more comfort.


Falke 4 Grip Socks -Features

  • Silicone nubs on the inside and outside offer superior grip within the shoe for rapid changes of direction
  • Perfect temperature regulation of the foot thanks to triple-layer design
  • Extremely comfortable to wear
  • Optimal fit thanks to left and right cushioning and anatomical toe boxes
  • Regular sock sizes - 35-36 37-38 39-41 42-43 44-45 46-48
  • Six colorways
  • Price: 32 Euro
  • Stability Version with ankle stabilisation provided by a compression zone - Available For 35 Euro

Storelli SpeedGrip Socks 2.0



Storelli, who are well-known for their soccer protection gear, also released an anti-slip football sock. The Storelli SpeedGrip Socks are constructed like no other socks with the grip material positioned on the pressure zones only. They are not worn by famous professionals, however.



Storelli SpeedGrip Socks 2.0 -Features

  • Designed to replace athletic socks to provide 2x the grip.
  • Constructed like no other sock on the market, the grip material is positioned on the pressure zones where the foot needs the most traction
  • 2x the grip of normal socks, powered by SpeedGrip® material
  • Unconventional non-knitted construction; stretchy elastic cuff
  • Two colorways
  • Price: 25 GBP

Are you wearing special anti-slip football socks? Which is the best for you? Let us know in the comments below.
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