In the latest episode of Gamedayplus from adidas, Mesut Özil explains his Champions League ambitions while Suarez, Müller, Marcelo, Costa, Coentrao and Gerrard talk about the pressure of penalty kicks.



On top of that, god-like genius himself Leo Messi talks about the new F50 Pide de Barr10 boots, their design inspiration and how they came about. You can see more about those beauts here.



It’s another fine instalment, a glimpse behind the scenes in the world of adidas football – You can watch it here:



In the latest instalment of Gamedayplus, adidas have headed to kings of culture and team with, in my mind, the coolest socks in football – bringing us a Bayern Munich special.



In the episode Javi Martinez opens the door to his house for a boys’ night with Juan Bernant and Pepe Reina. There’s also a catch up with Guardiola to discuss what it takes to become a professional footballer. Plus, David Alaba to talk about haters and finally, Thomas Müller is behind the scenes at an adidas photoshoot.



It’s another great episode and well worth a watch. For us, stadium lovers and appreciators of all things design, the tour around the magnificent Allianz Arena and the chat with the team behind the awe-dropping adiZero F50 Tattoo Pack are up there with the best of ’em!


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So as mentioned on Monday, the adidas Finale Berlin – the Official Match Ball for the knock-out stages and the Final of the most prestigious club competition in global football – is here.



With the UEFA Champions League having embarked on its most exciting stage, the ball is ready to become the centre of attention once again, and will shine throughout the pitches of Europe; from the knock-out stages, all the way to the Final.


Inspired by the cultured and design full hub that is Berlin, the ball carries many a nod to the City. The Brandenburg Gate set in front of the legendary Olympiastadion Berlin, sits proudly at the top of the ball. It is of course, the setting for this year´s ultimate UEFA Champions League Final, which will take place on Saturday 6th June.


The surrounding stars on the ball each have a bold and colourful design,including the other key Berliner symbol: the bear. The vibrant mix of colour is also typical of the the expressive, artistic and free spirited German capital city.

Taking a look, close up of the ball – it’s a bit of a game changer this one – letting the creativity spill onto the pitch in such a beautiful fashion – I’m a massive fan of the Finale Berlin.



Not hard to see why…


As with all UEFA Champions League Official Match Balls, the adidas Finale Berlin features an outer coating texture designed to provide optimal grip at the point of impact. The thermally bonded star panel design on the match ball, based on the design of the UEFA Champions League logo, provides a seamless surface and first-class performance.


The Finale Berlin is also be showcased in this week´s Gamedayplus episode, the 7th of the series, which will include an exclusive stadium tour at Chelsea with none other than star defender Gary Cahill. The instalment will also give a special behind the scenes look at the shooting of adidas most recent ´There will be Haters´ campaign advert, featuring Leo Messi, James Rodriguez, Luis Suarez, Gareth Bale, Benzema. Unique access all round.



To cap it off adidas had a chat with FC Basel´s Fabian Frei who teed-up the knock-out clash with FC Porto.

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Well worth a watch.

You can get your hands on the ball here

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The Champions Leage is BACK!

With that brings a fresh instalment of Gamedayplus from adidas football. Watch it here:


In this week’s episdode there’s a tour of FC Schalke 04’s impressive Valtins-Arena and a sit down with Atsuto Uchida ahead of the must-win game against Chelsea FC. There’s also a catch up with Bastian Schweinsteiger along with the addition of Diego Costa, Filipe Luís and Andreas Christensen at Chelsea’s training ground.

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Bastian Schweinsteiger is quizzed on his Champions League knowledge, with questions about his debut match in Europe, his performance in that game and Bayern’s goals in the tournament last season.

For Diego Costa, Filipe Luís and Andreas Christensen – they take on the Gamedayplus Corner Challenge.

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A highlight for us is a catch up with category manager Aubrey Dolan who introduces the brand new Hunting Series football boots – if you’ve not seen them already, take a look here. Beauts.

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Finally, Uchida speaks about his attacking playing style and his relationship with compatriot, friend and rival Shinji Kagawa. There’s also an exclusive competition viewers can win a signed FC Schalke 04 shirt signed by the man himself, Uchida.


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Ladies and gents, the fine folk at adidas have given us the latest edition of Gamedayplus ahead of the latest feast of Champions League football.

Featuring an interview with Luis Suárez behind-the-scenes at an adidas photo shoot to talk about his return to the UEFA Champions League, his relationship with Leo Messi and what he hopes to achieve at his new club. There’s also a competition where you could win an official match ball signed by Suárez.

Along with that, there’s an interview with Shalke 04’s Julian Draxler ahead of their must win game in Lisbon. Plus, a first touch challenge with Fabian Frei and Marek Suchý at FC Basel’s training ground.

A cool addition is a chat with category manager Aubrey Dolan on the latest Predator Instinct Supernatural boot, and how the very best players in the world use different parts of the boot for different aspects of their game.



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