Attractions of the Sport January 4, 2019Uncategorizedadmin Every match, which is bizarre and is extensively popular, has evolved from a form which one would really find strange and not relatable to the current form. The growth of such sports, mainly incorporated in its introduction of some helpful props, or lets rather call them commodities used by players. Even these essential sports materials, used by the players, have evolved with time due to modifications introduced in them with technological progress. The game, soccer also evolved with time. Obviously the ball itself underwent modifications. 1 other thing that has ever been the prime interest for football fans and players are the football cleats. It is quite surprising that king Henry (VIII) of England was the first one to have soccer cleats which really had horizontal outer sole. With time, awareness grew that in order to hold a grip on the grass and keep balance, players want studded soccer cleats. It was in 1920s when the world got the contemporary soccer cleats with replaceable studs. The type of cleat used mainly is determined by the surface type and the role of the participant in the game. Most of the cleats are distinguished by the cuts and different arrangement of the studs on the outer portion of the sole of the cleat. Variation in field type and the player’s role leads to the usage of different kinds of cleats. As an example, when the match is on a hard field the players need wearing a basic sneaker type cleat with plastic studs. When playing on a wet or grassy area, cleats with screw-in studs prove to be advantageous for extra grip. Indoor soccer cleats have rubber soles, which increases the grip. There are cleats available today in the market for artificial grass too. As an example, in order to minimize injuries related to the ankle, bladed studs were introduced in soccer cleats, but they proved to be the cause of injury and were banned. The studs are made of metal too in some sort of cleats. Well, they have been banned in certain places. SOME FACTS ABOUT THE MATERIAL OF CLEATS Initially the football cleats were made of leather, but today the materials used for their construction are mostly synthetic fibers which might be used with leather sometimes. Now various leading companies are innovating in cleat material and are having copyrights and patents too for their material. Among the most astonishing innovations in this field is the environment-friendly cleats. This cleat is actually the lightest of all and is made up of recycled materials. THE Intelligent CLEAT: THE BEST INNOVATION These cleats are said to have brain as they have a chip, which captures information, installed in them. The processor can measure rate, no. Of sprints, maximum rate, distance covered, step rate, stride rate etc.. This cleat is a wonderful tool for assessing the performance of a player.