The adidas Predator Mania football boot launched in 2002, coinciding with the 2002 World Cup held in South Korea and Japan.
The Predator Mania was launched in the traditional Black, Red, White colourway but was soon followed in a range of colourways.
The upper was made from kangaroo leather, and featured' antisymmetric' lacing. The tongue was designed long, with elastic strapping to which slipped under the sole.
The XTRX blade studs were used for the soft ground models and fixed firm studs for the hard ground models.
A round soft ground stud was introduced and made available post launch.