Mizuno Rebula 3 Review-The Best Leather Football Boot?

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Mizuno Rebula 3 review

Is the Mizuno Rebula 3 cleat the king of leather football boots? You can say that again.  On this football boot, Mizuno did a great job by combining quality and technology.

Anytime a new Mizuno  Rebula football boot is released, there is always a stir and excitement in the market. What the reason? Mizuno is the master when it comes to producing football boots that are made of leather material.

Mizuno Rebula football boot

 After retiring the Mizuno wave ignites and Mizuno Basara 101, the result is a football cleat that has a nice barefoot feel with adequate padding in the heel areas. Guess what that soccer cleat is— the Mizuno  Rebula 3. 

MIZUNO RUBELA, WHAT CHANGED?

The Mizuno  1 one has a sizing problem. For many soccer players, half size up was too big and half size down was just too tight.  Worse yet, true to size was too small.

The Mizuno Rubella 2 was an amazing football boot with quality leather material. One problem most players have with it was the fit.   Going a size up resulted in blisters for many users.

As a result of this, the Mizuno Rebula series was in danger of being left behind.  Going back to the drawing board, Mizuno knew that has to act fast and do something better.

They came up with better options. The Mizuno Rebula 2.   To maintain the shape of the Mizuno Rubela 3. Mizuno also used its tried and tested foam cage technique.  This foam cage retains the leather feel and prevents the leather from overstretching. 

This foam cage also removes the need for stitching.   Unlike other leather football boots that become soaked when playing on muddy pitches, the uninterrupted piece of leather in this cleat reduces its water intake.

 This design reduced the advantage synthetics may now have over leather football cleats.

MIZUNO REBULA WHAT DIDN’T CHANGE

Just like in other Mizuno football boot models, Mizuno also used the highly effective wave-fit lacing system which has been seen in the Mizuno Morelia Neo 2.  The lace hole is in a zig-zag shape so you can tighten specific areas in the football boot.

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FEATURES OF THE MIZUNO REBULA 3

Mizuno Rebula football boot review

The Mizuno Rebula 3 features a 3D CT frame in the upper. Over and above that, The 3D texture applied within the upper provides an innovative look to the upper.

This  CT 3D frame lets you experience a dampening sensation when you touch the ball.

The heel area of this Mizuno Rebula football boot is lined with a synthetic material. A fly-wire system connects the laces to the heel. This system prevents overstretching and provides a greater lockdown for your foot.

The tongue of this football boot is now made of traditional thin synthetic mesh.  It isn`t fully attached to the upper so you can wear the Mizuno Rubela football boot easily. 

HOW DOES THE MIZUNO RUBELA 3 FIT AND FEEL ON FEET

Mizuno Rebula football boot upper

Right out of the box, the Mizuno Rebula will easily conform to the shape of your foot. Whether you are a narrow fitted player or a wide footed player, no worries, you are good.

On feet, this soccer boot has a great fit. The shape is rounded to accommodate players with wide feet.  Boot type recommends you go a half size down even if the boot feels slightly snug out of the box.

 You will get a sock-like feel after breaking-in this football boot.  Over and above that, they are very comfortable to wear.

THE OUTSOLE DESIGN OF THE MIZUNO REBULA  3

Mizuno Rebula football boot outsole

This football boot comes with an FG/AG  soleplate.  In other, for you to make groundbreaking turns,  Mizuno introduced some conical studs in the forefoot area.

The stud configuration in this Mizuno Rebula 3 football boot provides more aggression and penetrate in and out of the ground easily.

 Mizuno did a great job of balancing speed and maneuverability in the outsole.  The bladed studs placed in the sides allow you to sprint without feeling clingy when playing on AG pitches.

IS THE MIZUNO REBULA 3 GREAT FOR SHOOTING AND PASSING?

Mizuno Rebula football boot for shooting and passing

Soft leather football boots are usually great for shooting and passing. When it comes to shooting and passing, the 3D CT frame in the forefoot area of this football boot does the work for you.  

Unlike other football cleats where your feet slide around when shooting, your heel will remain in place as you shoot and cross the ball.  One reviewer said his feet remained stable as he crossed the ball.

The studs in the outsole play a vital role in meeting your foot in place as you shoot the ball. The soft leather also provides a nice ball to foot feel.   So you will get pure ball contact when hitting the ball.

CONCLUSION

The Mizuno Rebula is not called the king of leather for anything. You will experience a world-class feeling when wearing this Miiizuni Rebula 3 leather football boot.

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