Pogba Says Goodbye to Laceless Adidas Predator Boots - Here Is Possibly Why

Update: Since early April 2021, Paul Pogba has been not wearing the laceless version of the Adidas Predator Freak football boots. Thai football boot experts UnderStats have brought the explanation into play that this could be due to Pogba losing his shoe in the 1-3 FA Cup quarter-final loss against Leicester on 21 March 2021.

March 21, 2021: Pogba Loses Laceless Shoe During FA Cup Match

In that game in the 22nd minute, Pogba lost his left shoe in a duel against Leicester striker Kelechi Iheanacho, which forced Pogba to change his shoes on the sidelines. This meant Manchester United was outnumbered in the following corner kick.

Ole Gunnar Solskjær could have suggested Pogba stop wearing laceless boots

UnderStats suggests that it could have been Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjær who suggested Pogba stop wearing laceless boots. The French midfielder never wore the laceless Predator Freak+ boots in a Manchester United match after that scene in March.

April 11, 2021: Pogba Wears Laced Boots For First Time Since 5 Years

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has worn boots with laces for the first time in several years in the Premier League match against Tottenham yesterday.

Paul Pogba has been one of the main faces of laceless Adidas boots since the launch of the first modern laceless Adidas soccer cleats, the Adidas Ace 16+ in January 2016.

Pogba Makes Switch To Lace Adidas Predator Freak Boots

The first indicator that Pogba was not happy with the laceless Adidas Predator Freak was when Pogba laced up in the white/black/red Adidas Predator 19 'Paul Pogba Season 5 ′′ boots after the international fixtures.

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Then yesterday, Paul Pogba wore the Adidas Predator Freak.1 football boots, which main and only difference to the Predator Freak+ are the laces/collar design.

The reason for Pogba to ditch the laceless boots is not that Pogba is about to lose his contract with Adidas but that he simply seems to not like the laceless Predator Freak+.

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