| The adidas Battle Pack features a new cleat from the brand's five silos including Lionel Messi's signature adizero F50, the latest Predator, Nitrocharge, 11Pro and adizero F50, each with its own disruptive black and white pattern.
Every adidas player will wear Battle Pack during the 2014 FIFA World Cup
including Messi, Mesut Özil, Dani Alves, Luis Suarez, Oscar, Philipp
Lahm, Karim Benzema, Javi Martinez and Jozy Altidore.
"The black and white design is unlike anything I've seen on the field,"
said US forward Jozy Altidore. "Wearing the same collection as every
other adidas athlete at the World Cup makes me part of something
The unique black and white design of Battle Pack is inspired by the war
paint of native warriors and features gold stripes representing the FIFA
World Cup trophy. Messi's Battle Pack signature adizero F50 includes a
blue and white pattern to celebrate the Argentina federation.
"The World Cup is the biggest stage in all of sports and Battle Pack
will make a bold and disruptive statement on field," said Ernesto Bruce,
director of adidas Soccer for adidas America. "Our designers took
direct inspiration from Brazil and injected a never before seen look
onto our most innovative cleats. The best players in the world will wear
Battle Pack as they chase the ultimate goal of the FIFA World Cup