Football Star Has Sweet Street Fighter Boots

By Luke Plunkett on at

German star Lukas Podolski – who I’ll be honest, after a move to Japan in 2017 I thought had since retired – is still kicking around in the Turkish league, and doing so in style with this pair of custom Street Fighter boots.

They were done by shoe artist Pierre Navarro, and turn a relatively plain-looking pair of Adidas X 17.1s:

Into these babies:

Photo: Pierre Navarro

Photo: Pierre Navarro

Photo: Pierre Navarro

Podolski is obviously a big fan of the game, something he made the most of while living in Japan for a few years.