If you’ve seen a game of professional soccer, you’ve definitely seen someone wearing adidas® Predator soccer cleats. Since their launch in 1994, Predators have been leading the industry (with the exception of a small break from 2015-2017) with innovative designs, a high-quality build, and a comfortable, responsive fit. It really is no wonder that these revolutionary boots remain so popular, as they have evolved over time to meet the demands of the game’s most talented players. Without further ado, here’s a list of the greatest Predator-wearing superstars the beautiful game has ever seen.

David Beckham

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One of the most famous footballers of all time, and definitely the most famous of his era, Beckham was a loyal Predator wearer for his entire career. In fact, he’s become so synonymous with the

style, that adidas even released special David Beckham Predators as part of the Predators 25th anniversary line. Known for his dominant time with Man U, Beckham also played for Real Madrid, LA Galaxy, Milan, PSG, and the English national team. His career accomplishments include 6 championships in the EPL, 3 championships in MLS, and a championship each in Spain and France.

Zinedine Zidane

Beckham wasn’t the only superstar immortalized with his own updated Predator release as part of the 25th anniversary pack. French midfielder, national hero, and accomplished head-butter Zinedine Zidane also received the honor from adidas. Zidane dominated the pitch throughout the course of his career, most notably during the 1998 World Cup, where he led Les Bleus to victory and the 2006 World Cup, where he won the Golden Ball.

Paul Pogba

Enough of the past! Current Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba is keeping the spirit of the Predator going by rocking the latest version of this famous design as he continues to cement his legacy. From winning 4 Serie A championships with Juventus to tearing up the pitch in the EPL, and winning a World Cup for his home country of France, Pogba has proved that the Predator design is just as relevantPaul Pogba adidas Predator 18.1 Cleats now as it ever was. At only 26, this phenom still has a lot of winning to do before his days are over.

Alessandro Del Piero

Most famous for Italy’s 2006 World Cup Championship run, Alessandro Del Piero was another devoted Predator fan. This Italian-born superstar played 19 seasons for the legendary Juventus club, which he led to 6 Serie A championships and a Champions League title. He’s set the record for most appearances and goals scored by any Juventus player.


This Brazilian attacking midfielder famously wore adidas Predator Absolute boots as he led Milan to victory against Liverpool in the 2007 Champions League final. After a promising start to his career with São Paulo and Milan, Kaka suffered through an injury-addled stint with Real Madrid. After leaving Spain, Kaka signed with MLS expansion club, Orlando City, for what was at the time, the richest contract in league history. Kaka helped establish the franchise and made several MLS All-Star games.

If you’re looking to make your mark on the pitch, the latest adidas Predator Mutator soccer cleats are up to the task.