Today marks David Beckham's 41st birthday and, to celebrate, adidas has unveiled plans to bring back one of the most iconic football boots of all-time: Beckham's "Champagne" Predator Mania. Originally worn by Beckham in 2002 in his final season at Old Trafford before moving on to the Bernabéu, the champagne-colored kicks became an instant classic upon their debut thanks to their cream-colored upper, stitched-in Predator tech, distinctive asymmetrical lacing, and bold red tongue. Here, the 2017 re-release is faithful to the original, but now employs a modern outsole with Sprintframe construction for lightweight support and balance. Best of all, though? adi has crafted a matching take on the PureControl UltraBOOST to coincide with the release, not to mention corresponding iterations of the ACE 17+ PureControl and Copa for the pitch.
The full "Champagne" pack is set to hit select adidas spots and adidas.com this Wednesday, May 3, in limited quantities.
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