The Best Soccer Cleats And Indoor Soccer Shoes For Kids This Christmas
Are you looking for soccer cleats to get your 6-year old on the field or onto the gym floor? There are some excellent soccer shoes available by brands like PUMA, Adidas, Japanese brand ASICS, Vizari and Italian origin brand Diadora. These come in a variety of prices, ranging from $20 to $50. Here is a look at some of the best soccer shoes for girls and boys, both for indoor and outdoor use.
Girls Indoor Soccer Shoes
1. Adidas Samba Classic Leather Soccer Shoe
This Adidas indoor soccer shoe in black is perfect for both girls and boys. It comes with a rubber sole and leather outer material. The midsole is made of die-cut EVA foam, which makes the shoe lightweight and comfortable. The non-marking outsole is perfect for use on polished indoor surfaces, while still offering a safe grip for use on slippery gym floors. Overall, this shoe has a good construction and is popular with customers.
2. Diadora Dd Eleven ID Jr Soccer Shoe
This synthetic shoe in a sporty neon green (or black) has a soft polyurethane upper, with a rubber sole and a padded nylon ankle collar for comfort. It also has a Velcro tongue. The insole is made of fixed cotton and the midsole is of EVA foam that is lightweight and a good shock-absorber. Overall, a very durable and soft pair of girls soccer cleats for indoor use that young girls will love.
3. PUMA Powercat 4 IT JR Soccer Cleat
For cool soccer cleats on a budget, get your girl this synthetic, rubber-soled white, pink and black shoe available for up to a little more than $20. The indoor sole provides a decent grip and has a reinforced strike zone for additional safety and maneuverability during a game. When ordering, remember that PUMA may run a size smaller than the usual shoes you buy your daughter.
Girls Outdoor Soccer Cleats
1. Vizari Blossom FG Soccer Shoe
This lovely pink synthetic leather shoe with bright floral patterns is one that any soccer-playing girl will love. The upper is of a durable and shiny synthetic leather and the sole is of rubber. It has a padded heel for additional comfort, as well as a lined collar. The outsole is of molded rubber that offers enough traction and comfort when in action. The outsole has been stitched to the upper as well as being riveted for greater durability. It is also competitively priced, ideal for a little girly soccer-playing tomboy.
2. PUMA Powercat 4 FG JR Soccer Cleat
The PUMA Powercat 4 FG JR is white with a durable synthetic upper and a soft nylon padding for extra cushioning. The sole is a lightweight TPU (thermoplastic polyurethane) with a bladed stud system that makes the shoe ideal for use on natural, firm grounds. It also has a unique asymmetrical lacing configuration to make sure that the pressure from the top of the foot is removed, giving your little girl a comfortable fit while she plays. Overall, this is one of the highest rated soccer shoes for little girls, at a reasonable price.
3. ASICS Lethal GS 4 Soccer Shoe
This rubber shoe from leading Japanese athletics brand ASICS is a good introductory shoe for girls, eliminating the heel pain than many poor quality first soccer shoes can cause. It has a good support system for the feet, shifting the mass of the body forward to reduce strain on the legs. It has a good shock absorbing system and a one-of-a-kind design that allows the little player to easily cut and rotate through the ground, at the same time providing a good grip.
Boys Indoor Soccer Shoes
1. Adidas Samba Classic Leather Soccer Shoe
This black Adidas number, as reviewed above, is a must-have in any young child's soccer shoe rack. It is leather with a rubber sole, and offers good grip on polished floors. The Samba also comes in white, but it is best to buy your energetic boy the black version so you don't see all the dirt. It has excellent reviews from buyers online and there are few other soccer shoes for kids to match this one.
2. Diadora Forza ID Soccer Cleat
The Diadora Forza boy’s soccer cleats have a sturdy synthetic polyurethane upper with a rubber sole, with a soft brushed nylon collar around the ankles. It also features a Velcro tongue that folds over the lacing. It is available in two black and white versions, one of them with silver highlights. The midsole is made of a good shock-absorber EVA material. It offers a comfortable indoor experience with no sliding when worn on Astroturf. They fit well and have received high ratings from buyers.
3. PUMA Evospeed Star II Soccer Shoe
These attractive black and orange indoor kids’ soccer cleats by PUMA are made of synthetic with a grippy rubber sole. The styling will make it popular with every young boy getting introduced to soccer. When buying however, it's advisable to get one size large as the usual size might be too snug a fit for little feet when playing on the gym floor.
Boys Outdoor Soccer Cleats
1. Vizari Striker FG Soccer Shoe
This synthetic leather, rubber-soled cleat comes in two attractive colors: black and silver, or black with pink highlights. The upper is shiny leather and the shoe is overall lightweight and water resistant. This makes it particularly durable for outdoor use. The rubber outsole offers good traction and the outsole has been riveted and stitched to the upper for more durability. These are priced very reasonably at less than $30.
2. Vizari Blaze FG Soccer Shoe
The striking Vizari Blaze FG will be a favorite with young boys because of its styling, yellow-orange flames on a heel of a purple shiny synthetic leather upper. The shoe has a rubber sole, comfortable collar lining and a padded heel for greater comfort. As with most Vizari soccer cleats, the outsole is riveted and also stitched to the upper to make them last longer.
3. Vizari Verona FG Soccer Shoe
The Vizari Verona FG is a sturdy black synthetic leather shoe fitted with an additional anti-stretch lining for greater durability. It comes with comfortable ankle collar lining and a padded heel. The outsole is rubber with good traction. These shoes are well-constructed, long-lasting since the outsole is stitched to the upper. They are also well-priced at less than $20.
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