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73 Superb Soccer Innovations

Get Your Kicks, from Cristiano Ronaldo Ads to Beckham Boots

— January 29, 2010 — Lifestyle
In case you didn’t know, David Beckham is not getting any younger. Cristiano Ronaldo is next in line to (and most say he already has) take over the top spot as the face of international football, futbol, soccer, etc.

So in order to brush up on your soccer smarts, and to give you a few glimpses at the old (David Beckham) and new (Cristiano Ronaldo) kings of soccer, check out the 75 soccer innovations which will kick start your love for the beautiful game.
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Sports Salaries Keep Skyrocketing
Sports Salaries Keep Skyrocketing
French Soccer Player Gets $170MM
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71
Soccer Strategy Commercials
Soccer Strategy Commercials
Australian World Cup Qualifier Ads Showcase Japan's Training
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70
Soccer-Playing Mini Robots
Soccer-Playing Mini Robots
The AI-Equipped Robo-Q
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Soccer Robot Fails
Soccer Robot Fails
Hajime Sakamoto Puts a Ball in Front of a Robot & Hits the Walk Button
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68
Climbing for Charity
Climbing for Charity
David Beckham to Scale Mt Kilimanjaro
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67
Alcoholic Virus Cures
Alcoholic Virus Cures
World Cup Soccer Players Turn to Welsh Whiskey to Prevent Swine Flu
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66
Micro Robot Soccer
Micro Robot Soccer
World Nanobot Foot Ball Cup 2008
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65
Rockstar Sports Games
Rockstar Sports Games
Players Combine Soccer and Guitar Hero to Create 'Football Hero'
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Butterfly Soccer Kicks
Butterfly Soccer Kicks
The Kehinde Wiley Soccer Boot Will Make You Look like a Great Player
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63
Bubblegum Soccer Games
Bubblegum Soccer Games
The Tasty and Rewarding Gumball Foosball Table
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Spectator Banning
Spectator Banning
Swine Flu Exiles Fans from Pro Soccer in Mexico
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61
Petty Celebrity Theft (as Advertising)
Petty Celebrity Theft (as Advertising)
David Beckham Pulls a Britney?
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60
Diamond Soccer Balls
Diamond Soccer Balls
Accessories for Rich Soccer Moms
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59
Interactive Virtual Soccer
Interactive Virtual Soccer
Sportpong Can be Played on Various Dimensions
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58
Smell Like David Beckham
Smell Like David Beckham
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Gold Footie Kicks
Gold Footie Kicks
The Y-3 2010 Soccer World Cup Capsule is Amazing
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Soccer Players as Sheep
Soccer Players as Sheep
Hiltl Vegetarian Restaurant Ads
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55
Solar Powered Arcade Game
Solar Powered Arcade Game
Soccermania
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54
Diamond Soccer Phones
Diamond Soccer Phones
The $21,000 Galentia Liverpool Mobile Phone For Affluent Football Fans
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53
Foosball Grills
Foosball Grills
Table Soccer BBQ Begs the Question, Where Have You Been All My Life?
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52
Football as a Religion?
Football as a Religion?
The Hand of God Church
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51
Cinematic Football Campaigns
Cinematic Football Campaigns
Norway "The Godfather" Soccer Ads Channel Infamous Mob Movie
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50
Garbage-Filled Soccer Balls
Garbage-Filled Soccer Balls
The Trash Ball Lets You Show Your Footwork the Eco-Friendly Way
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49
Robot Soccer
Robot Soccer
Androids Dream of Soccer Glory
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48
Recycled Sports Equipment
Recycled Sports Equipment
Abteil Soccer Ball Handbag (for EURO 2008?)
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47
Controversial Soccer Shirts
Controversial Soccer Shirts
The Dutch 2008 EK Football Killer T Shirt
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David Beckham Signs with US Team for $250 Million
David Beckham Signs with US Team for $250 Million
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Condoms for Cleats
Condoms for Cleats
Cleatskins Extend the Life of Your Athletic Shoes
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44
Parody Sports Virals
Parody Sports Virals
Nike Pro Exposes Cristiano Ronaldo, Pokes Fun at Nike
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43
Exclusive Social Networking Sites
Exclusive Social Networking Sites
Nike and Google Team Up to Support Soccer Fans
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Choosing Soccer over Boobs
Choosing Soccer over Boobs
Euro 2008 Trumped Erotic Film Fest
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41
World Cup Laptops
World Cup Laptops
Toshiba Dynabook TX/870LSFIFA is Great for Soccer Fans
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40
Superhero Soccer Campaigns
Superhero Soccer Campaigns
Transformers and Ironman for Football and EURO 2008
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39
Soccer Star Models
Soccer Star Models
Samsung Ads Blend Risque With Talent
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38
Citizen 'Eco-Be' Miniature Soccer Robot
Citizen 'Eco-Be' Miniature Soccer Robot
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37
DIY Footballs
DIY Footballs
Make Your Own Soccer Ball With Innovative Football Tape
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36
Cyborg Athletes for Cell Phones
Cyborg Athletes for Cell Phones
Beckham Goes 'Terminator' for the Motorola AURA
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Football + Fashion (For Girls!)
Football + Fashion (For Girls!)
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34
Athletic Mini Robots
Athletic Mini Robots
The I-Sobot Plays Sports Like Soccer and Boxing
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33
Award-Winning Driver Distraction Ads
Award-Winning Driver Distraction Ads
Mercedes-Benz Campaign Uses Girls, Shoes & Soccer
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32
Soccer Player Hairdos
Soccer Player Hairdos
Adidas' Africanized Confederation Cup Campaign
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31
World Cup Kicks
World Cup Kicks
The Adidas adiFC 'World Cup' Pack are for True Soccer Fans
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30
Celebrity Musicals
Celebrity Musicals
The Life Story of David Beckham
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Daredevil Soccer Stunts
Daredevil Soccer Stunts
Cesc Fàbregas for Nike T90
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28
Fashionable Fleece Shinguards
Fashionable Fleece Shinguards
Nom de Guerre F/W ‘09 Blends Soccer Gear and Military Chic
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27
Strapped-In Stadiums
Strapped-In Stadiums
UNStudio Soccer Stadium Draws on Past to Celebrate Future
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The Adidas Football Cathedral
The Adidas Football Cathedral
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25
Soccer Net Fashion
Soccer Net Fashion
Yohji Yamamoto Gets Netty for the Adidas Y-3 Spring 2010 Collection
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Sport Specific Energy Drinks
Sport Specific Energy Drinks
Christiano Ronaldo Promotes the New Soccerade Sports Drink
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Social Soccer Balls
Social Soccer Balls
Dreamball Packaging Turns into Soccer Balls for Third World Children
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Vertical Soccer
Vertical Soccer
Adidas Billboard Comes to Life
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Waxed Male Brows
Waxed Male Brows
The Armani Men S/S 2010 Stars Cristiano Ronaldo
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Customizable Hi-Tech Soccer Shoes
Customizable Hi-Tech Soccer Shoes
Adidas F50 TUNiT
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Harnessing Soccer Star Power
Harnessing Soccer Star Power
Adidas Uses Argentinian Phenom Messi for 'Spark' Ads
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Soccer Contact Lenses
Soccer Contact Lenses
World Cup Eye Balls
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Bossaball
Bossaball
Volleyball + Soccer + Gymnastics
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16
Ronaldo Races Bugatti
Ronaldo Races Bugatti
Nike Mercurial Vapor IV Viral
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15
Soccer Players as Boxers
Soccer Players as Boxers
David Beckham's 2009 Calendar
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14
Soccer Players as Strippers
Soccer Players as Strippers
David Beckham Shows Armani He Has Balls
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13
Luxury Soccer Shoes
Luxury Soccer Shoes
New Football Boot by Hummel
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12
Recycled Football Furniture
Recycled Football Furniture
Green Designs for Soccer Fans
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Soccer Ball Vending Machine
Soccer Ball Vending Machine
Nike Joga3 in NYC
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10
Carbon Fiber Cleats
Carbon Fiber Cleats
Nike Mercurial Vapor Soccer Shoes Feature Super-Light Support
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9
30 Kickass and Badass Designs
30 Kickass and Badass Designs
From Cutlery Baby Carriages to Fireball Soccer
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Sustainable Soccer Gardens
Sustainable Soccer Gardens
NBBJ'S Eco-Friendly Proposal for the New Dalian Shide Stadium
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Sensual Rope Beds
Sensual Rope Beds
Victoria and David Beckham for Emporio Armani Underwear A/W 2009-10
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Fashionable Beach Soccer for Men
Fashionable Beach Soccer for Men
Dolce & Gabbana's Milano Hot Shoot
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Tarzan Underpants
Tarzan Underpants
David Beckham on a Rope for Emporio Armani Underwear
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ESPY Awards Skits
ESPY Awards Skits
Justin Timberlake Smells David Beckham's Foot
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3
Co-Ed Matching Haircuts
Co-Ed Matching Haircuts
Victoria and David Beckham Rock the Same Hairstyle
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Spartan Soccer Warriors
Spartan Soccer Warriors
300 Dutch Football Team Ads by Erwin Olaf
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Soccer Players as Strippers
Soccer Players as Strippers
David Beckham for Emporio Armani Underwear
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