Impossible in Soccer? Harrison Butker Kicks SuperBowl Game-Winning Field Goal in One Nike Mercurial Football Boot & One Adidas American Football Cleat
Kansas City Chiefs Kicker Harrison Butker has made it in the football boot world (or soccer) for an unexpected reason - He kicked the Super Bowl game-winning field goal in one Nike football boot and one Adidas cleat.
Harrison Butker Wears Nike Air Mercurial Football Botos On Kicking Feet & Adidas Adizero American Football Cleat on Support Feet
The kicker was spotted on the field wearing the Nike Zoom Mercurial Superfly 9 soccer cleat on the right (kicking) foot and the Adidas Adizero American football cleat on the left (support) foot. This is a rare sight, as athletes usually opt to wear the same brand of cleats for consistency and comfort.
Butker also missed a field goal early in the game, hitting the post
The slippery field conditions at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Ariz, forced several players to switch their cleats during the game. Butker's decision to wear two different brands was a deliberate choice - he did so during the whole season.
Butker has neither a brand deal with Adidas nor Nike apparently
Butker did also wear a custom pair of his mismatched cleats to support the Dream Factory Kansas City. This is possible in the NFL during the traditional "My Cause My Cleats" week.
"My Cause My Cleats" allows players to express their commitment to the causes that are most important to them.
Nike Air Zoom Mercurial Football Boots - Features
- Three-quarter-length Zoom Air bag
- Vaporposite+ upper with data-driven support and lockdown system
- Tri-Star studs for improved lateral and downhill movement
- Price: 275 USD
Adidas Adizero 2022-2023 Football Cleats - Features
- Heel and tongue tabs for easier entry
- Mesh upper with TPU overlays
- TPU outsole: Stud shapes have been designed for enhanced traction and rotational movements
- Price: 120 USD
The Chiefs went on to beat the Eagles 38-35 in the Super Bowl, with quarterback Patrick Mahomes (Adidas) named the Most Valuable Player.
What do you think of a player wearing Adidas and Nike at the same time? Do you think this would be possible in soccer? Comment below.