Introducing the Umbro SX Valor
The new Umbro SX Valor is packed full of performance enhancing technology guaranteed to give players of all levels a welcome mid season boost. The Valor is an all round football boot focusing on comfort, safety and control.
The Umbro SX Valor is scheduled to be worn for the first time by John Terry in Chelsea’s away game at Derby County on Saturday, provided the England captain has recovered from his recent injury problems.
Umbro SX Valor
The Umbro SX Valor is composed of ultra soft high grade ‘water resistant ceramic duratec kangaroo leather’ for great ball feel and excellent anti-abrasion performance, whilst keeping the player’s foot dry in wet conditions. The football boot’s profile has been developed on the wider comfort fit last to give the foot more space to breathe.
When it comes to safety the Umbro SX Valor features a lightweight TPU heel counter providing excellent heel protection, as well as an anatomical insock to give high level shock absorption in extreme conditions. The new kontakt outsole with carbon fibre rigidity shank is designed to improve foot stability and protection on soft, firm and hard ground surfaces.
TOUCH CONTROL enhances physical contact for comfort, feel and grip
IMPACT CONTROL provides protection from opponents and the elements
MOTION CONTROL enhances superior movement and provides stability
The SX Valor has a revolutionary Michelin technology suede vamp and a PU print application and also features a fully shaped leather flip over tongue with velcro fastener.
The soft ground version features 8 removable studs for use on soft natural surfaces, whilst the firm ground option is comprised of 13 traditional moulded studs for use on firm and hard natural surfaces.
Players: John Terry
Availability: November 2007
See the SX Valor Boot Test with Perry Groves