Football, one of the world’s most beloved sports, demands precision, agility, and power. And to unlock their full potential, players need the right gear – including the socks they wear. Enter grip socks, a seemingly unassuming piece of kit that has been gaining traction among professional players and has the potential to take their game to new heights.
Grip socks are designed with non-slip rubber pads that make contact with the inside of your shoe to prevent your foot from moving around or slipping during rapid changes in direction and stops. They are also thicker than regular threadbare socks, reducing the risk of minor injuries like blisters and abrasions.
In addition to their safety features, grip socks also provide added comfort to your feet by helping them stay locked in your shoes and keeping them dry. They are also breathable and lightweight, making them ideal for use in hot weather or when playing on a sweaty or wet pitch.
As a result of their safety, comfort and performance-boosting properties, grip socks are gaining popularity across all levels of football. Trusox was the first brand to pioneer these socks and they’ve been worn by the likes of Raheem Sterling, Eric Dier and Dele Alli at the 2018 World Cup. Other brands include We Foot, GearXPro SoxPro and Erling Haaland. They are compatible with any type of football boots or trainers, whether they’re moulded, studs or astro’s – and can be used alone or under your team socks. football socks grip