Nike Men’s Tiempo Geino II Indoor Soccer Shoe Review

I honestly wasn’t even going to pick up a pair Nike Tiempo Geino II Indoor Shoes.  The regular price was about $65, which isn’t bad, but I really didn’t need another pair.  But, the shoes were on sale for 20% off the regular price and I had a coupon for an additional 25% off from our club…

With discounts and coupons, that put this highly rated indoor shoe from one of the top manufacturers at less than $40 – a deal I didn’t want to pass up.  I rarely shop based exclusively on price (in many cases, you do get what you pay for), but when I can get a deal that looks this good for a Nike shoe, I generally jump on it.

Now onto the shoe itself – the first thing I notice about almost every shoe from Nike is how good it feels on the foot.  The Tiempo Geino are incredibly comfortable and provide outstanding support – which is a critical piece of the puzzle when you are one the court on your feet for an extended time.

The fit of the Nike Tiempo Geino II are pretty true – my foot wasn’t at all cramped nor was there any slipping and sliding inside the shoe.  The upper is leather, which should mean that these shoes will have no trouble at all standing up to the use and abuse of a full indoor season and beyond.

The Tiempo Geino II had good traction on the polished court and there was  no issue with getting a good first touch or maintaining control of the ball.  The all leather upper did make the Tiempo Geino II just a little heavier than some of my mesh/synthetic upper indoor shoes, but it didn’t seem to have any negative impact on me during a 30 minute game.

Anyone who is interested in a comfortable indoor soccer shoe that is durable and will last an entire season (or more) without excessive wear should strongly consider the Nike Teimpo Geino II Indoor Soccer shoe – grab a pair here.

Putting Adidas Men’s Ace 16.3 IN Indoor Soccer Shoes to the Test

Local coaches have put together an “old man’s” indoor/futsal pick-up league that plays Tuesday nights after practice in a high school gym.  The floor is high polish and can be super slick depending on what went on in the gym during the day and whether or not the janitors had made a few passes through with the broom.

I came across a pair of Adidas Men’s Ace 16.3 IN in a local sporting goods store in my size at a pretty deep discount and they looked like they would have outstanding traction – so I picked them up.

As a lifelong “Adidas guy” I was hoping that the Ace 16.3 IN would not disappoint – and thankfully, they didn’t.

I’ll start with the fit – these shoes were in my typical size for Adidas, but they were a little bit snug on the first wear (not uncomfortable, but if you are in between sizes, you might want to consider the half size up).  The sole has great support and cushioning through the heel and midsole which made moving in them very comfortable.

The synthetic upper is super lightweight (just 10 ounces) which kept my movements quick throughout the course of back to back 30 minute games. And, much like I had hoped – the Ace 16.3 IN had outstanding traction – I was able to make sharp cuts and pivots with no slipping and able to hit top speed on the polished floor with no trouble at all.

Almost the entire upper of the Men’s Ace 16.3 IN is textured, which is a nice feature for just a little added control in the extra tight confines of the indoor game.

I had two great games in these shoes and felt good post game (no aching, stiffness or soreness in the feet), so I’d definitely recommend them for anyone who plays on a hard or polished surface.  Grab your pair of Adidas Men’s Ace 16.3 IN indoor soccer shoes right here.

Men’s Indoor Soccer Shoe – Under Armour Spotlight ID Review

I was honestly a little skeptical before trying the Spotlight ID from Under Armour.  It’s not that I don’t trust their quality or reputation (I have used plenty of UA gear over the years), I had just never worn a pair of UA soccer shoes and honestly didn’t know how they’d stand up to Adidas and Nike.

I have to tell you though – even with the potentially negative preconceived notions I had going in, I really ended up liking this shoe in almost every aspect.

One of the first things I noticed was the weight (or lack thereof).  The UA Spotlight ID are super lightweight and felt incredibly fast.  Speed has always been an important part of my game, so I really liked the fast that this shoe seemed to enhance that rather than hamper it.

The synthetic leather upper feels resilient and made to last and I didn’t feel that I lost any touch compared to a mesh shoe.  Touch is another critical aspect in the indoor game as movements tend to be shorter and quicker (in general) when compared to playing on much larger outdoor fields.

The UA Spolight ID were also very comfortable.  These indoor soccer shoes have excellent support and ample cushioning.  I feel like I would have no trouble at all playing multiple games in a day in them.

The only potential knock I might have with the Spotlight ID is the grip.  While I wouldn’t say the traction was at all bad (I wasn’t slipping on the court as I have in some shoes), I just didn’t seem to have the “stick” I have in my regular indoor shoe that allows for the fastest cuts possible.

Overall, this is an outstanding effort from UA and well worth a look if you are in the market for a light and comfortable indoor soccer shoe for the upcoming season. Grab a pair of UA Men’s Spotlight ID indoor soccer shoes here.

Top Men’s Indoor Soccer Shoe – Adidas Men’s Mundial Goal

When it comes to soccer shoes (indoor and outdoor, grass and turf), I’m a firm believer in the products Adidas puts out.  I absolutely love the Samba Classic (have been wearing them for years), but I can definitely get behind the Adidas Men’s Mundial Goal indoor shoe as well.

The Men’s Mundial Goal features a sturdy and flexible K Leather upper.  This super supple material not only provides a great feel for the ball (excellent touch), but it is designed to stretch to mold perfectly to your foot to create the most comfortable environment for play possible. (Because K-Leather is known to stretch, many players and proponents recommend buying a half size small to compensate.)

The Mundial Goal delivers outstanding support, without being restrictive and the EVA insole/midsole technology makes for super comfortable long term wear.  This is key to maintaining top performance on the court as many indoor leagues have their teams playing multiple times per day. (It’s hard to deliver an MVP caliber performance on the court when you’ve got aching feet)

The leather upper makes the Mundial Goal indoor shoe just a little more expensive than some of the top mesh/synthetic shoes, but the extra expense is worth it if you are looking to create a “custom” fit feel on the indoor soccer court.

You’ll also get outstanding traction and great grip from these indoor shoes.  This means you can finish those explosive drives to the net or track down the opposition before they have a chance to shoot.

If you are looking for a top quality leather indoor shoe at a reasonable price, grab your pair of Adidas Men’s Mundial Goal indoor shoes here.

Men’s Indoor Soccer Shoe Review – Nike Men’s Davinho Indoor Soccer Shoe

We spoke a little in our review yesterday about Nike’s reputation when it comes to delivering the highest quality in athletic shoes.  We’ve got another perfect example of that today with the Davinho Indoor Soccer shoe.

Upon first look, this shoe doesn’t have the typical flash and flair (they do come in brighter colors) that we are accustomed to seeing come out of the Nike factory.  As we said in our review of the Adidas Samba Classic though – performance is more important than style every day of the week.

The Nike Men’s Davinho Indoor Soccer Shoe features a primarily mesh upper (with a bit of synthetic leather).  This makes it ultra light and very breathable.  Having a light and breathable shoe is an absolute must for the indoor game as gyms and futsal courts tend to get very hot and humid with game after game going on in tight quarters.

Your feet need to be comfortable in order to consistently and effectively control the ball in this fast paced game – and the Nike Davinho Indoor is one of the most comfortable indoor shoes out there.

These shoes also have solid grip and traction to help keep the ball close while making quick cuts and sprints to the net.

The Davinho Indoor do tend to run just a little small/narrow – so take that into consideration prior to ordering.  All things considered, Nike has delivered another first class soccer shoe with their Davinho Indoor – you can improve your indoor game by grabbing a pair here.

Men’s Indoor Soccer Shoe Review – Nike Men’s Mercurial Victory VI

When you are talking about the top rated, top performing athletic shoes in any sport, you can expect to see multiple entries from Nike.  It will most likely be no different here – as much as I’m a fan of Adidas, Nike does make some outstanding soccer shoes and the Mercurial series truly stands out as one of the best.

The Nike Mercurial Victory VI is super lightweight with a sturdy synthetic upper and rubber sole.  You get outstanding grip on synthetic and hard surfaces (no slip) and the unique design of the upper offers some additional ball control – which is a crucial element to the indoor game.

The fit is fairly true to size (maybe a bit narrow compared to other brands) and the upper/tongue design make for a secure fit (no “flat tires” or losing one of these shoes on the court).  And if you are looking for style or flare, Nike Mercurial Victory VI has you covered – these shoes are available in bright, bold color combinations that will definitely help you stand out on the court.

These men’s indoor soccer shoes are well constructed, high performance and reasonably priced ($55-$75 online). If you are hoping to boost your style and performance on the court, grab a pairs of these indoor soccer shoes here.