No Nikes: Tuchel's Lucky Champions League Final Shoes - What They Are

Thomas Tuchel's shoes have become one of the most-talked gossip topics after the UEFA Champions League final. We take a look at which shoes Thomas Tuchel wore and why this is something uncommon.


As visible in one of the countless post-match celebration videos posted to social media, Thomas Tuchel enters the Chelsea dressing room and takes his shoe off, which is then hoisted as an idol.



The shoes were a gift from the president of PSGWhile people first thought that Tuchel, in "classic fashion", was going to pour some beer into the shoe and chug it, this was not the case. As it turned out, Tuchel's shoes had special significance, as the Chelsea head coach revealed afterward.

“I had these shoes already in Paris and I promised that if we made it to the Champions League final I would wear them. They were a gift from the president of Paris Saint-Germain and I promised my collaborators that I would put them in the final. Not the I did and we lost, tonight I wore them and we won. A way like any other to make fun of your old employers? Complicated to say, but certainly the shoes have definitely brought luck to the technician. Who, like his predecessor Di Matteo, arrived in the running and changed the history of Chelsea. But the blue, six months before the great victory in Munich, hadn’t been sacked at Christmas">

Tuchel Wears Hoka One One Shoes - Gift From PSG President




A closer look at the shoes Tuchel wore reveals that they are the "Hoka One One - Bondi 7". Hoka One One is an athletic shoe company originating in France that designs and markets running shoes.



Hoka One One - Bondi 7


Tuchel usually always wears NikeWhat makes the choice uncommon is that Tuchel usually always wears Nike shoes as Chelsea is sponsored by Swoosh, and the coach is obliged to wear Nikes.

Usually, Thomas Tuchel is wearing Nike running shoes/trainers on the sideline. In training, he laces up in black/blue Nike Tiempo Legend IX Under The Radar soccer cleats.



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