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The 18 Best Gifts For Soccer Players (2017-2018 Guide)

We hand picked the best gifts for soccer players that will take their game to the next level.

Shopping for someone who is constantly trying to improve their game? Look no further. We've compiled a guide of the best gifts for soccer players in 2017-2018 that will take their game to the next level.

This list builds on our No. 1 ranking gift guide from last year. This year, we had the soccer players on staff here at The18 consult on the gifts that we'd love our friends and family to buy us. These were hand picked with players of all ages in mind, so you can feel confident the soccer player in your life will love anything on the list.

And, if you're looking for more deals, check out our new 2017-2018 guide to the best soccer gifts online or one of our other guides for 2017-2018:

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The Best Soccer Gifts Online

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The Best Soccer Gifts For Players In 2017-2018

The Best World Cup-Inspired Soccer Gifts

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Here are the 18 best gifts for soccer players for 2017-2018:

Below are the items that made the list. Check out the pictures, details and more that follow.

1. Under Armour Clutchfit Force 3.0 Cleats

2. adidas Nemeziz Messi 17+ 360 Agility Cleats

3. adidas Telstar 2018 Official World Cup Match Ball

4. Nike Premier League Skills Ball 

5. Trusox Soccer Socks

6. SKLZ Agility Ladder

7. adidas Japan 2018 World Cup Jersey

8. adidas Tiro 17 Warm Up Pants

9. Nike Hyperwarm Field Player Glove

10. G Form Pro-S Elite Shin Guards 

11. The18 Training Video Subscription 

12. Soccer Wave Rebounder Net

13. Trigger Point Performance Grid Foam Roller

14. DribbleUp App Connected Soccer Ball

15. The18 Soccer Apparel

16. PUGG 6 Foot Portable Goals

17. Storelli Exoshield Gladiator Challenger Goalkeeper Gloves

18. Futsolo Practice Ball

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Under Armour Clutchfit Force 3.0 Cleats
Best Gifts For Soccer Players - Under Armour Clutchfit Force 3.0 Cleats

The details on these are very solid. 

Under Armour

Best Soccer Gifts For Players - Under Armour Clutchfit Force 3.0 Cleats

These cleats look very simple, but the details make this boot stand out. You can also customize these boots on Under Armour's website to make them exactly what you want. You cannot go wrong with a cleat that looks this clean. 

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adidas Nemeziz Messi 17+ 360 Agility
Best Gifts For Soccer Players - adidas Nemeziz Messi 17+ 360 Agility

One of the best looking and easiest cleats to put on!

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Best Soccer Gifts - Adidas Nemeziz Messi 17+ 360 Agility

Let's face facts here: these are some of the best looking cleats that have ever been released. Perfect for an orchestrator or striker, a slip-on boot without laces makes for a clean strike every time. The ease of putting these beauties on means more time with the ball at your feet. 

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adidas Telstar 2018 Official World Cup Match Ball
Best Gifts For Soccer Players - adidas Telstar 2018 Official World Cup Match Ball

Play like the pros!

adidas

Best Soccer Gifts For Players- Adidas Telstar 2018 Official World Cup Match Ball

If you're not excited about the 2018 World Cup, even as a USA fan, you might be delusional. If you are a normal person and excited about the World Cup, this ball is right up your alley. This new ball pays homage to the 1970 Telstar World Cup ball used in Mexico. Hats off to adidas for a modern take on a classic.  

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Nike Premier League Skills Ball
Best Gifts For Soccer Players - Nike Premier League Skills Ball

You'll be surprised how hard these are to juggle. 

Nike

Best Soccer Gifts For Players - Nike Premier League Skills ball

Want to juggle or dribble around the house and have a smaller chance of knocking over your grandmother's china? A skills ball might increase your chances of doing this. This Nike Premier League skills ball is just like the ball the pros play with, only smaller so you can perfect your touch. Perfect for practice or messing around with friends, this would be a great stocking stuffer.      

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Trusox Soccer Socks
Best Gifts For Soccer Players - Trusox Soccer Socks

Just like the pros!

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Best Soccer Gifts For Players- Trusox Soccer Socks

Chances are you've seen professional players across the world wearing these socks and have not figured out what brand they are. Luis Suarez, Gareth Bale, Chicharito and Alexis Sanchez wear them to name a few. YouTube channel Football Boots made a great tutorial video showing how the pros wear them, so why wouldn't you do it too?  

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SKLZ Agility Ladder
Best Gifts For Soccer Players - SKLZ Agility Ladder

A very critical part of the game. 

SKLZ

Best Soccer Gifts For Players- SKLZ Agility Ladder

Agility, balance and composure cannot be overlooked in the modern game. Easily portable, this SKLZ ladder helps you turn any space into a place to improve your game.   

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adidas Japan 2018 World Cup Jersey
Best Gifts For Soccer Players - adidas Japan 2018 World Cup Jersey

This one's a beauty! 

adidas

Best Soccer Gifts For Players- Adidas Japan 2018 World Cup Jersey

adidas has really hit the ball out of the park with all of their 2018 World Cup jerseys, but this one is pure class. A simple yet bold aesthetic, any soccer fan will appreciate this shirt.   

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adidas Tiro 17 Warm Up Pants
Best Gifts For Soccer Players - adidas Tiro 17 Warm Up Pants

These are a must-have. 

adidas

Best Soccer Gifts For Players- Adidas Tiro 17 Warm Up Pants

We're going to be blunt about this one: if you don't have any warm ups yet, you're doing it wrong. These are perfect for practice, before or after a game or even going to the grocery store if you're too lazy to put on pants. Save your ligaments and muscles this winter with the Tiro pant.    

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Nike Hyperwarm Field Player Glove
Best Gifts For Soccer Players - Nike Hyperwarm Field Player Glove

Keep those hands warm!

Nike

Best Soccer Gifts For Players- Nike Hyperwarm Field Player Glove

 Gloves are often overlooked but can make or break your day out on the pitch. You'd be smart to leave them in your bag...that is, if you're lucky enough to have someone buy them for you. 

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G Form Pro-S Elite Shin Guards
Best Gifts For Soccer Players - G Form Pro-S Elite Shin Guards

Perfect gift for your kids. 

G Form

Best Soccer Gifts For Players- G Form Pro-S Elite Shin Guards

Compared to past years, shin guards have become increasingly minimal. As the size of shin guards has decreased, technology has increased dramatically. These G-Form shin guards are extremely slim but provide great protection. The G-Form shin guard and sleeve come as one piece, preventing them from slipping while you are playing. Also, they won't smell like your old plastic guards do. 

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The18 Training Video Subscription
Best Gifts For Soccer Players - The18 Training Video Subscription

Elevate your game. 

The18

Whether you've been to The18.com before or have landed here for the first time, you might not know that we have created an online training course designed to teach players the critical skills they need on the pitch. Our library consists of 35+ instructional videos that teach various dribbling, passing, scoring and defending techniques. We can promise it will improve anyone's game. Check out our skills video series here.    

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Soccerwave Rebounder Net
Best Gifts For Soccer Players - Soccerwave Rebounder Net

Crucial parts of the game. 

Soccerwave

Best Soccer Gifts For Players- Soccerwave Rebounder Net

This might be the best training tool you can purchase for a player who wants to improve almost every aspect of his or her game. You can use the curved side to practice volleys, trapping, heading the ball and many other skills. The flat side can be used as a normal kick back to improve one-touch passing and control. If you're the type of person who likes trains to train alone, this will make the perfect companion. It's also easily packable into any car.   

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Trigger Point Performance Grid Foam Roller
Best Gifts For Soccer Players - Trigger Point Performance Grid Foam Roller

Take recovering seriously folks!

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Best Soccer Gifts For Players- Trigger Point Performance Grid Foam Roller

If you don't have a foam roller and have knee pain, this could be the silver lining for you. Foam rollers are crucial to proper recovery as well as making sure your muscles, ligaments and tendons are healthy after a game or practice. This foam roller comes with a free instructional video to help beginners learn the basics of rolling out their muscles.   

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DribbleUp App Connected Soccer Ball
Best Gifts For Soccer Players - DribbleUp App Connected Soccer Ball

Grow your skill set with this ball!

Engadget

Best Soccer Gifts For Players- DribbleUp App Connected Soccer Ball

Want to improve your handling and dribbling? This app-connected soccer ball allows you to train and shows you your rank against other users. Practice your juggling and moves while being instructed by your own personal coach within the app. Nothing like a little friendly competition.  

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The18 Soccer Apparel
Best Gifts For Soccer Players - The18 Apparel

Some great pieces! 

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We might be biased, but Soccerdog could just be the best soccer design you'll find. Our store also has shirts, hoodies, sweatpants and shorts for all of your soccer-loving needs. Check out the full collection here.

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PUGG 6 Foot Portable Goals
Best Gifts For Soccer Players - PUGG 6 Foot Portable Goals

Essentials for any player.

PUGG

Best Soccer Gifts For Players- PUGG 6 Foot Portable Goals

Chances are you've played on these goals at some point, so why not own a set? Great for practice or setting up your own pickup game. PUGG is the number one choice for players and coaches alike.    

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Storelli Exoshield Gladiator Challenger Goalkeeper Gloves
Best Gifts For Soccer Players - Storelli Exoshield Gladiator Challenger Goalkeeper Gloves

Be a gladiator! 

Soccer Loco

Best Soccer Gifts For Players- Storelli Exoshield Gladiator Challenger Goalkeeper Gloves

The ExoShield gloves are a great purchase for a goalie or even a field player who can bring them to practice in case anyone wants to jump in goal, for reasons unknown. Trust us, you would way rather sport these than red palms.  

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Futsolo Sidekick Training Soccer Ball
Best Gifts For Soccer Players - Futsolo Sidekick Training Soccer Ball

Practice everything with this ball? 

Futsolo

Best Soccer Gifts For Players - Futsolo Sidekick

No park close by? No wall close by and no indoor soccer shoes? No more worries with the Futsolo ball. Turn any patch of grass into a great training session by practicing juggling, your control, and one-touch passing. Just remember to work on that left foot kids! Check it out here.


You should know, mainly because we're big on ethics here, if you happen to like one of the gifts on this list (you will) and click on one of the Amazon links to buy said gift (you should), we may receive a small payment. And, seriously, it will be small. But it will help us create more great content like this.

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