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adidas Originals Samba - Mens - Black/White/Gum

100% Positive Reviews
Rated #1 in Other


Pros: price, timeless style, versatility

Cons: diminished quality, high arches (for some)

I have owned at least one pair of Sambas since 1997. They are the only shoes I have used for indoor soccer (save for cleats on artificial turf), and the only sneaker besides Converse All-Stars that i'll wear with chinos. As a casual sneaker, the design is timeless and the black/white/gum colorway goes well with just about anything. For a performance soccer shoe, you can find better performance in a newer design and greater comfort in the kangaroo leather version of this very shoe but the standard Samba has great traction and a nice cut at the ankle for a relatively low price. My only complaints over the years have been ridiculously high arch supports (less so in recent years) and what seems to be a decline in quality - although I have gone from purchasing a men's 7 to a youth 6.5, so that may be a function of lesser quality in the youth shoe. Overall, I'd recommend these to just about anyone.


Pros: comfy, nice color, good for soccer

Good shoe.
Whenever I get a pair with these they last forever as my daily shoe/beat up shoe.
They also are great for any soccer players out there for both indoor and outdoor play.
Solid shoe is solid. I love this brand, and I really love this shoe. A good investment.
adidas Originals Samba - Mens - Black/White/Gum

When introduced in 1962, the adidas Originals Samba was the first football training shoe developed for frozen pitches. Eventually the Samba established itself as the dominant indoor football shoe. Now the adidas Originals Samba Leather takes the look to the street with a casual leather upper, die-cut EVA midsole for cushioning and a rubber sole.

Manufactureradidas Originals
Model NumberG17100
ClassificationSport Inspired
Release Year2012
Model Name/TypeMPNEAN/UPC
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