Apr 02, 2015 07:36 AM
Does the leather on soccer cleats matter? And of the different types of leather, how does one choose?
Full-grain leather is the most common. It is durable, but not as moldable to the foot for fit. Kangaroo skin is light, excellent for touch on the ball, and can easily stretch to accommodate a more difficult-to-fit foot. However, kangaroo skin is not as durable as full-grain leather or synthetic materials; as a result, it often needs to replaced more frequently, making it a more expensive choice