I walk in the darkness so that others may see the light!
-Sergio Ramos, 2022
Someone like Sergio Ramos, with his no-nonsense swag and aura, brings out such aggressiveness and focus to his team that opponents are already psyched out at the first instance of contact. El Capitan is also not afraid to do the dirty work, holding out the defence like an impenetrable fortress with his forceful tackles and physical duels just so his comrades can charge with reckless abandon. It takes an alpha like Ramos to take such high command of the pitch, and with this in mind, the defender’s sponsor Mizuno drops the latest in their long and rich history of high-performing boots. So get a sense of the Sergio Ramos type of boldness by step into a pair of Mizuno Alpha football boots…
Like a true top-of-the-foodchain player, the Alpha leaves no room for competition, and so succeeds the Rebula as a Mizuno silo. With counter-pressing and high-octane passing and attack the new name of the football game, speed is king!
On that regard, the new Mizuno silo is designed to give players a premium execution of boot with an ultra-thin synthetic upper for those prerequisite lightweight profile and close, almost barefoot-like ball contact. The Alpha also deviates from another Mizuno form, moving away from the traditional conicals and dipping into the world of bladed, triangular studs. So complementing the aerodynamic feel on the top of the foot is a base that keeps you steady and stable with raw, uncomprising traction. If that’s not enough for pace, an ‘Enerzy’ foam insole provides that needed cushioning and energy return, giving you more speed boost.
But as much as it says goodbye to the Rebula, the Alpha still has that shadow of its predecessor. Because giving it structural integrity amidst its adaptive-fitting upper is the integrated 3D CT-Frame, harking back to the time of the Rebula III. It’s a technology that is already proven to work and should serve the new Alpha very well. How about the Morelia Neo Beta then? No worries. The Alpha distinguishes itself with the use of a woven synthetic upper
The Mizuno Alpha debuts with a tried-and-tested white with black colourway. The OG look has its own novelty, however, as the black accent of the streaking Runbird gets some tinge of red that provides a subtle glow to the Japanese brand’s logo.