Monday, December 15, 2014

Shoe Wars: Champions League Style

Around the world shoe companies are battling to grab attention of consumers. One way that they do that is by supplying uniforms to teams and in soccer that is no different. The Champions League Round  of 16 is a who's who of shoe companies.

A breakdown below: 
Paris Saint-Germain vs Chelsea: Nike vs. Adidas
Manchester City vs Barcelona: Nike vs. Nike
Bayer Leverkusen vs Atletico Madrid: Adidas vs. Nike
Juventus vs Borussia Dortmund: Nike vs. Puma
Schalke 04 vs Real Madrid: Adidas vs. Adidas
Shakhtar Donetsk vs Bayern Munich: Nike vs. Adidas
Arsenal vs Monaco: Puma vs. Nike
Basle vs Porto: Adidas vs. Warrior  

Nike has seven  of the 16 teams including an all Nike game in  Barca vs. Manchester City.  Adidas has six including an all Adidas match up of Schalke vs. Real Madrid. Also this years Round of 16 marks the first time that Warrior has had a club make the knock out round.