Written by @GurvinderSG
The NFL has come a long way since the first-ever Super Bowl in 1967. Over the years, football as a whole has gotten faster and stronger, and to keep pace, football cleats have evolved to become essential tools that players rely on to perform their best on the game’s biggest stage.
Super Bowl winners, particularly Super Bowl MVPs, have rightfully earned their place in history, but what about the shoes that helped get them there? From the minimalist leather Riddells of the old days, to the high-grade models of today from brands like Nike and Under Armour, take a look at the evolving journey that football cleats have endured in the last 45+ years, these are The Cleats Worn by Every Super Bowl MVP.
Note: This post has been updated from its original publish date, February 2, 2013.