Footballers and sneakers go hand in hand. Like peas and carrots, you'll almost always find a footballer wearing his sneakers, and why not, when your job involves running around and away from the pitch comfort is paramount? Some footballers though, they're straight-up sneakerheads just like the rest of us and share the appreciation for the iconic Air Max sneaker family tree. 

Air Max 1s, 90s, 95s—the list could go on for days. We spoke to some footballing sneakerheads to find out what it is they love about sneakers, and why they fell so hard for the Air Max.