Best Christmas Gifts for Soccer Lovers


Considering what to get a soccer player for Christmas? Here at Challenger Sports we love to make your seasonal shopping that little bit easier. With Christmas just around the corner, we’ve hand-picked a fantastic selection of gifts and present ideas set to delight any soccer player or fan.

So, if you’re looking to kit out your soccer lover with new soccer attire or apparel, or you’re looking for the best training solution to help advance their game, we have you covered. To make this even easier for those last-minute purchases, we’ve split out our top picks by categories with options to suit every style of play and budget.

1. Soccer Apparel
2. Soccer Shoes/Cleats
3. Soccer Equipment and Training
4. Goalkeeper Gifts
5. Soccer Balls

Soccer Apparel

Finding the perfect gift for fans, players and coaches can be tough. If you’re buying for someone you know, a good staple is purchasing soccer apparel, which is always bound to bring a huge grin to your recipients face. There are often so many styles, colours, and customizable options when it comes to clothing for soccer, so we’ve picked out a few favourites to highlight.

Under Armour Men's Fixture Jersey

1. Under Armour Men’s Fixture Jersey

This perfect gift for the male sporting member of your family, or friend. This lightweight jersey is ideal thanks to its strength, breathability and comfort. A nice little stocking filler!

2. PUMA Liga Padded Jacket

The perfect gift for a family member or friend. A multi-purpose jacket made for cold weather, harsh
weathers and looking stylish! A definite pick up for your Christmas list!

3. Nike Academy Team Backpack

Looking for a new bag to hold your brand new cleats? Look no further than this stylish new backpack perfect for players, teams or just for class! Features include water-resistant bottom to keep possessions safe from a wet field, as well as a separate shoe pocket to keep cleats separate from other items!

4. Nike Sphere 2.0 Field Gloves

Snazzy new gloves. Stay warm and dry in the winter months whether its playing soccer or just general use, the Dri-Fit technology helps keep your hands warm; it’s even touchscreen compatible!

Under Armour Futbolista Women's Jacket

5. Under Armour Women’s Futbolista Jacket

At only $36.00 the Under Armour Women’s Futbolista Jacket is a crazy seasonal deal! Available in a range of colors, our favourite is the festive red – grab yours while supplies last.

6. Cherokee Jersey

Get this Challenger Teamwear jersey this Christmas. Developed to ensure the greatest level of comfort, coolness and style. Get yourself this jersey for only $3.50 while supplies last! 

7. It’s About To Get Messi Youth Hoodie

Lionel Messi is often considered one of the greatest soccer players of all time. For Christmas, this hoodie is a great present for any futbol, soccer or Lionel Messi fans!

Soccer Shoes and Soccer Cleats

We understand… Finding the perfect cleat is a labor of love, something that is individual to a player – it takes time and research to find the right kind of soccer shoe for your needs. So take this festive period to do some shopping around – we all deserve a treat over the festive period. Why not gift yourself a pair of stylish cleats from a selection of our favorites soccer shoes for Christmas 2019?

1. NEMEZIZ MESSI 19.3 Soccer Cleats

Get yourself the new range of Adidas Nemeziz boots, in style of arguably the best soccer player in the world, Lionel Messi! The soft mesh upper on these soccer cleats offers a responsive touch to keep the ball close while you weave your magic!

New Balance Tekela V2 Magique

2. New Balance Tekela V2 Magique Football Boots Firm Ground

These amazing looking soccer cleats make you feel untouchable on the pitch. They bring comfort and a superior fit to help get an elite spring in your stride! Get them on a Christmas deal while it lasts!

3. Adidas Men’s X 16.3 Fg Soccer Shoe

These beautiful soccer cleats can be found in a variety of different colours and styles, and its’  mesh upper section allows your feet to breath on the pitch. They are engineered with a techfit compression which allows the cleat to mould to the contours of your feet! 

Nike Mercurial Superfly 7 Elite SE FG

4. Nike Mercurial Superfly 7 Elite SE FG

These awesome new Nike soccer cleats look and feel amazing! These are a collaboration pair with Nike and Kylian Mbappe. With green and gold details celebrating his home district of Bondy, the Nike Mercurial Superfly 7 are the greatest Mercurials on the market, hands down! 

Soccer Equipment and Training

Find the best gifts for soccer enthusiasts and players with our list of top equipment and training ideas. These fantastic gift ideas are ideal for soccer – developing skills both on-field and off-field. With some amazing App features, giving the gift to fuel and progress someone’s soccer passion has never been so easy. With new technology, it also means players are are able to train in the comfort of their own home or yard… even in the colder winter months!

1. Speed Pole Set

Okay, maybe these aren’t new technology but they’re certainly a perfect addition to any soccer lovers Christmas stocking – you should definitely check out this set of Speed Poles. They are so versatile and allow you to set them up in many ways that fit your preferred way of training… from agility drills, dribbling drills or sectioning off a pitch. They are definitely a must-have for serious player training and coaching! 

2. Urban Football Flick + App

This 3D multi-user trainer adds a whole new spin to the game you love. With its sleek design, it enables players to pass the ball to the ramp and receive it at different heights and angles. The first – and only – trainer to be scientifically validated to improve players’ core skills by up to 73%. Plus you can now download the new Football Flick App and challenge yourself, develop new skills, compete in global competitions, rank on the leader boards, and earn prizes. The gift that keeps on giving.

3. Juggling Club

Juggling Club is a brilliant and innovative app that allows players to watch pros do juggling tricks with a soccer ball, and helps develop their skills on and off the pitch, teaching valuable lessons in touch, ball mastery, aerial control and more! With 100 levels, based in 10 world-renowned countries, players can learn to juggle through in-depth tutorials and practise.

TopYa! Juggling Club

4. Pugg 6 ft’ Goal Set and Bag

If you are serious about soccer training, this portable goal set is exactly what you need! It collapses down for easy transportation and is ready to be set-up on the go, wherever you need it. It comes with 2 goals, anchoring pegs and a handy and practical storage bag.

5. SKLZ Star Kick Trainer Football Training Aid
Stretch your soccer training to its limits without having to go chasing for the ball. This awesome product allows players to maximise the number of touches on the ball, and its belt design means you don’t have to constantly play fetch to keep retrieving the ball! Whether it’s in your local park, in your garden or on the pitch, you can use the SKLZ Star Kick Trainer to practise your techniques (just maybe don’t try it in the kitchen when the grown-ups are cooking the festive turkey!)

Goalkeeper Gifts

This great selection of festive and Christmas gift ideas is bound to excite any avid goalkeeper. From gloves to skills aids, to fantastic reading material – who says we don’t cater for every kind of soccer enthusiast!

Keepers' Union Magazine

1. Keepers’ Union Magazine

The perfect magazine for anybody interested in goalkeeping, or soccer in general! Sign up to their subscription and get the first 3 issues, as well as any future Keepers’ Union Magazine issues, this is a goalkeeping Christmas must-have!

2.  ICHNOS Adult-Size Soccer Football Goalkeeper Padded Pants

Looking for the perfect pair of goalkeeping pants? Look no further than these beauties! These offer knee, rear and hip padding to cushion your landing for maximum performance in between the sticks! There is no better option on the market!

3. Kwikgoal Soccer Agility Ball

This soccer agility ball offers an innovative design to help goalkeepers deal with a certain unpredictability and irregular bounce of a soccer ball in a game. It can be thrown or kicked and will help you improve your hand-to-eye and foot-to-eye coordination skills in goal!

4. GloveGlu Stop’em Smelling

Is there anything worse than having a smelly pair of goalkeeper gloves? This organic odour eliminator spray not only masks the stink from your goalie gloves but eliminates the bacteria causing the odours. It can be used on shoes, bags and gloves! Get yours now and you will be forever stink-free.

GK Icon Olympus Goalie Glove

5. GK ICON Olympus Goalie Glove

This GK ICON is made from a luxury white German latex material with a double wrist strap with finger saves. The Olympus features a stunning all-white design with emblazoned gold accents; this glove is truly worthy of being worn by a champion.

Soccer Balls

When you wrap this one up, there’s no points for guessing what’s inside – but imagine the joy on their faces when they wake up to find a brand new soccer ball under the tree, especially one of these on our list!

1. Mamba Pro-Line Bonded Soccer Ball

This brand new soccer ball made by Challenger Teamwear is crafted with the latest ball technology, is ultra-water resistant with thermally bonded no-gap panels. This is the perfect present for anybody looking for a great looking and durable soccer ball this Christmas.

2. Adidas Uniforia Euro 2020 Pro Football

Official UEFA Match ball… need we say any more? This is the official match ball made specifically for professionals for the teams that qualify as the best of the best! This is THE ball to gift this festive season.

Nike Airlock Street X Bondy

3. Nike Airlock Street X Bondy

The new Nike Airlock Street footballs use a renowned professional and durable material to retain its pressure. Colours resemble the district of Bondy, a place near Paris where soccer superstar Kylian Mbappe is from.

4. GlowCity Light Up LED Soccer Ball

GlowCity Light Up LED Soccer Ball- Always wanted to play soccer at night but can’t see your ball? This amazing ball solves that problem! Now you can play soccer with your friends after the sun goes down with GlowCity’s light up soccer ball. This is definitely a fun present for Christmas and a must-try experience

Give the Gift of Soccer

If you’re located in the United States, check out our Early Bird offer discount on all our camps, available up until December 31st. Simply find a camp location near you, sign up your budding soccer player/s, and we’ll discount your registration fee. What greater gift than to provide your child with a summer soccer experience to remember! Start your journey with Challenger Camps today.

Remember you can find plenty more gifts on the Challenger Teamwear site, as well as our Challenger Sports soccer shop. Happy shopping… and we hope you have a wonderful festive season.

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