With the eagerly anticipated Premier League season upon us, SoccerBible asks the question - what do you think will be the top scoring football boots during the 2009/10 season?
Exclusive SoccerBible statistics
generate boot stats throughout the Premier League season, to show how the different football boots are performing. Looking at last seasons statistics you can see it was a close race between the Nike Mercurial Vapor football boots and the adidas Predator football boots, but in the end it was the Vapor that edged it by 10 goals.
However, with the departure of Cristiano Ronaldo from the Premier League the statistics could be looking very different this season. You also have to consider the introduction of a new football boot, the Nike Mercurial Superfly football boots, and
we're also eager to see how the new adidas F50i football boots perform. But what football boots do you think will finish top goalscorer during the 2009/10 season, here are the contenders...
NIKE MERCURIAL VAPOR SUPERFLY FOOTBALL BOOTS
Key Players: Didier Drogba, Andrei Arshavin
The Nike Mercurial Vapor Superfly was one of the most anticipated releases earlier in the year. The Superfly football boots have revolutionised the world of football boots, as Nike have implemented their unique Flywire technology designed for a strong and extremely lightweight football boot.
ADIDAS PREDATOR PS FOOTBALL BOOTS
Key Players: Steven Gerrard, Dimitar Berbatov
The adidas Predator football boots have been evolving for over ten years, with a design brief to deliver more power, more swerve and more control. The current Predator football boots incorporate SmartFoam vamps and a PowerPulse chamber, to give additional power and accuracy to every pass and shot.
NIKE T90 LASER II FOOTBALL BOOTS
Key Players: Fernando Torres, Wayne Rooney
The Nike T90 Laser football boots have been designed for forwards, as Nike have engineered the innovative ShotShield technology over the striking area of the boots. Made from a dense material to generate more power when the the ball is struck, the ribbed surface and precision rings emanating from the 'sweet spot' increase accuracy through the unique boot-to-ball contact.
PUMA V1.08 FOOTBALL BOOTS
Key Players: Nicolas Anelka, Peter Crouch
The football boots worn by last seasons Premier League top goalscorer Nicolas Anelka, the Puma v1.08 football boots are a quality lightweight speed boot. With a two-piece outsole to improve acceleration and movement, the v1.08 features a unique design, stitch pattern and off-centre lacing to increases the contact and kicking area.
NIKE MERCURIAL VAPOR V FOOTBALL BOOTS
Key Players: Robinho, Theo Walcott
Designed for speed, the Nike Mercurial Vapor V football boots have a sleek aerodynamic design and are lightweight at just 230g.The advancement Nike have made with the Vapor V football boots has been the introduction of their Flywire technology acting like the cables of a suspension bridge to support the feet and add additional strength to the material.
ADIDAS F50i TUNiT FOOTBALL BOOTS
Key Players: Jermain Defoe, Emmanuel Adebayor
Launched back in May, the adidas F50i TUNiT football boots continue the evolution of adidas' speed component series with arguably the most complete edition to date. Utilising the inter-changeable stud and chassis system, the new F50i series boasts a choice of synthetic, climacool and leather uppers.
NIKE TIEMPO LEGEND III FOOTBALL BOOTS
Key Players: Carlos Tevez, Emile Heskey
Nike Legend III football boots were born out of the Nike Tiempo range, which has been striving to deliver the ultimate in ball touch for over 25 years. The upper is made from a soft kangaroo leather combined with unique stitching to hold the leathers shape.
WHICH PLAYERS AND FOOTBALL BOOTS DO YOU THINK WILL IMPRESS DURING THE 2009/10 PREMIER LEAGUE SEASON?