NOT all football boots are made equal and arguably one area where any old shoe won’t do is on the astroturf.

The choice of pitch for the casual five- or seven-a-side players, astroturf boots don’t need the bells and whistles of professional football boots.

 The great thing about these astroturf boots is they look as good as they work

7The great thing about these astroturf boots is they look as good as they work

But they do need to have the right fit, comfort and grip, and seeing as it’s in the name of fun, no harm in them looking stylish either!

The best astroturf boots will typically come with a cushioned midsole, short dimple style studs, and with outsoles specifically designed for play on artificial pitches.

This means avoiding shoes with firm ground soles, plastic moulded studs (look for moulded circular studs), and certainly steer clear of metal blades unless you want to get turfed out for damaging the artificial pitch!

Luckily, these astroturf boots are the real deal.

This article and featured products have been independently chosen by Sun journalists. It contains links which are ads, and if you click a link and buy a product we will earn revenue.1. Best unisex astroturf boots 

 A simple design that pays off in the looks department

7A simple design that pays off in the looks department

If you’re going to invest in astroturf boots, you’ll need a pair that will last a while. These Adidas Mundial Tea football boots are made from leather in their outer material, making them incredibly durable as well as allowing you better feel for the ball.

The rubber studded outsole makes them great for playing on most astroturf fields.(AD) Adidas Mudial Tea between £72.94 and £166.06 on amazon – buy here2. Best astroturf boots with blades 

 These bright trainers are designed for stability

7These bright trainers are designed for stability

For use indoors as well as on astroturf, the Adidas Men’s X Tango provides great stability and support for players. The signature Clawcollar shape locks the foot in place and the lightweight, dual-layer mesh allows for flexibility and comfort.(AD) Adidas Men’s X Tango 18.3 Turf Soccer Shoe between £78.29 and £256.36 on Amazon – buy here3.  Best indoor trainers

 A simple design - and they can be used for everyday activities

7A simple design – and they can be used for everyday activities

When you’re playing indoors instead of astroturf, you’re going to need an appropriate trainer. The Umbro Sala Pro will work when it’s dry outside too, providing grip via a herringbone tread. The upper is made from grain leather, giving control and durability.Sala Pro, Umbro, for £60 on Umbro – buy here4. Best astroturf boot for kids 

 The kids won't complain if they have these on their feet

7The kids won’t complain if they have these on their feet

Perfect for boys and girls, the Nike Kids’ Jr Legendx 7 Academy Tf boots are great for kids playing on astroturf. The outer is made from leather, giving durability and control, while the small gum rubber studs will give stability.(AD) Nike Unisex Kids’ Jr Legendx 7 Academy Tf Football Shoes between £33.92 and £172.76 on Amazon – buy here5. Best astroturf boot for high intensity 

 Sleek and sexy while moulding on the foot

7Sleek and sexy while moulding on the foot

While Under Armour are best known for their, well, under armour, their boots are great for high intensity football matches. They use a UA FormTrue technology in the toe box that flexes when put under pressure, giving much needed stability during high intensity workouts.

Inside, an internal layer moulds around the foot to deliver a perfect fit.(AD) Under Armour Men’s Magnetico Select Tf boots between £39.29 and £130.19 on Amazon – buy here6. Best astroturf boot for scoring goals

 Precision is the main attribute of this boot

7Precision is the main attribute of this boot

Nike say their Zoom Phantom Venom Pro is designed to deliver ‘powerful strikes that win games’. They do this with a textured upper that allows breathability and precision when handling the ball. Meanwhile, a specialised heel provides lightweight cushioning specifically for astroturf.Nike Zoom Phantom Venom Pro TF for £94.95 on Nike – buy here

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