It’s not every weekend that one of your start players are playing in the Champions League ' Final, so it’s understandable that Puma have kitted out Borussia Dortmund midfielder Marco reus with something special for the' occasion.
The young German star will be the first player to debut the Puma PowerCat 1 – Black / Yellow when he steps out at Wembley this Saturday night to face Bayern Munich for European club football’s biggest prize.
The sharp-eyed amongst you will note that these are the same colours that grace the PowerCat’s new stablemate, the evoSPEED 1.2, as Puma will look to attack this summer and the start of next season with a unified look on their two most technically-enhanced boots.
Designed for players who value power, accuracy and control in their game the Puma Powercat has steadily been winning over players of all levels since it’s surprise reveal by Spanish international Cesc Fabregas.
The forefoot uses premium K-Leather (one of the few feature-heavy football boots to still do so) for exceptional touch and feel on the ball.
At the heart of the Puma PowerCat 1‘s appeal is the 3D PST DUO – a dual-density composite design on the forefoot that allows exceptional control on the ball when needed, whilst increasing shot power through higher rebound property materials integrated into the design.
A lightweight microfiber material is employed in the lateral quarter to support of the midfoot, which is' essential to keep the weight of the boot to a minimum, whilst still offering comfort over the full game.
Ĺ›Reaching the Champions League final is the biggest moment of my career so' far and I cannot wait to walk out on this great football stage at the weekend. My first season at' Borussia Dortmund with the whole Champions League tournament has been extremely exciting,' and going to Wembley is really an absolute highlight for me.
My new PUMA boots feature a' similar colourway to the iconic BVB colours, I think this is a good sign and hope they will help' me perform well in London and bring about a great end to a phenomenal season.ĹĄ – Marco Reus
Additionally, a bladed stud configuration and heel counter allow stability and sure-footed traction for players whilst boosting comfort and' manoeuvrability.
The new Puma PowerCat 1' – Black / Yellow' and accompanying products will be' on pitch this weekend and available in-store from the 1st' of June 2013.