Foden Wears Strange Shoes in Training - Here Is What They Are

Phil Foden has been spotted wearing some interesting shoes in Manchester City training this week.

Phil Foden Wears Nike Metcon 6 Training Shoes

Phil Foden's boots look different from any football boot Nike ever released. The reason is simple - Foden did not lace up in football boots bit in the Nike Metcon 6, a modern Nike training shoe.

The Nike Metcon is Nike's all-round training shoe

Foden used the special "Veterans Day" edition of the Nike Metcon 6. They combine a white upper with black logos and a blue/red multicolor outsole.

It is not known why Foden did play some football wearing training shoes, but possibly it is too easy for him with football boots, or he did want to show off his skills even when wearing no football boots.

The Nike Metcon 6 shoes are "one of the most well-rounded training shoes". They are made for superior stability and durability for functional movement.

The Nike Metcon 6 shoes were launched in August 2020. They have a retail price of

Nike Metcon 6 Veterans Day - Features

  • Nike's high-end all-round training shoe
  • Refitted with breathable mesh providing 18 percent more airflow than the Metcon 5
  • Evolved haptic topcoat to better help the shoe withstand abrasion
  • Heel clips prevent additional friction against the wall during handstand push-ups
  • Hyperlift inserts provide heel stability for heavy lifting
  • Directional traction design can help grab ropes during climb
  • Price: 130 USD
  • Release Date: 2 May 2021
  • Colorway: White/Black/Gym Red/Deep Royal Blue

In official matches and regular training, Foden wears the Nike Phantom GT 2.

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