The new Mizuno Wave Ignitus is a top level boot, sported at the World Cup by Roque Santa Cruz and Keisuke Honda.
The yellow and black Wave Ignitus design makes it seem as though you have two cheetahs strapped to your feet, while increasing the player’s visibility on the pitch.
The boot is made from a high grade super soft kangaroo leather upper. It is designed with the revolutionary Dynamotion Fit Concept, which offers a closer fit around the foot, without compromising durability or support.
The new stud configuration enhances traction on firm ground, whilst reducing stud pressure and improving flexion. This means that you can get to the ball quicker than ever.
The boot designers have developed a triple Pebax density heel counter, offering the player improved comfort, fit and, most importantly, protection from serious injury.
Moreover, Mizuno has implemented a groundbreaking new feature: the 360 Degree Bio Panel, specifically engineered to provide three different types of ball contact while kicking.
Firstly, the grooves on the instep offer enhanced control and touch.
Secondly, the deeper grooves on the forefoot allow for additional spin.
Thirdly, the Mukaiten panel is a goalkeeper’s nightmare, providing extra power.
Mizuno’s development team collaborated closely with CSKA Moscow and Japan international midfielder Keisuke Honda on the design of the Mukaiten panel, which strategically features on the instep of the Wave Ignitus.
The Mukaiten (which translates as ‘no spin’) technique is a technology unique to Mizuno. When striking the ball, it travels through the air with no spin.
It is essential for players to get the right footwear, and the Mizuno Wave Ignitus should be a serious choice for players in all positions.