The World Cup kicks off this Thursday and footwear companies have been preparing for the global soccer tournament by releasing special themed sneakers. For our Kicks of the Day, we highlight the newly-released adidas Pure Boost "Battle" from the soccer-themed "Battle" pack.

The Pure Boost was just unveiled last month and looks to be another game-changing runner from the Three Stripes. Designed with the site of the World Cup in mind, the Pure Boost "Battle" features a printed upper inspired by war paint patterns worn by the native warriors of Rio and the city's Copacabana beach. The runner sports a sleek silhouette with a full-length Boost midsole for enhanced cushioning. Equipped with just a one-piece upper, the Pure Boost is lightweight and promotes efficient breathability.

Get ready for the World Cup and pick up a pair of the adidas Pure Boost "Battle" on adidas.com for $120. 

[via adidas]

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