The Derby. One of the most anticipated games of the football calendar. Whether manager, player or fan; the derby takes all the usual big game emotions and amplifies them.
For days before, the surrounding streets tremble with intense nervous energy. When Derby day arrives, the pressure becomes overwhelming, the terraces rock with anthems aimed to intimidate the opposition, the players wait in the tunnel eyeing up their rivals, memories of heroes who have clashed on the pitch in past battles rattle through their minds.
When they walk out the noise is deafening, and the pride for your club, your fans, your city kicks in and nothing matters except winning.
The Derby Fever Pack is a graphic boot that celebrates the epic meetings between local football foes. To represent these historic clashes between the rivals we are giving some of our top players the boots to wear during their own derby.
Each selected derby’s boot features the colours of the player’s club and other graphic elements that represent not just the specific derby but also personal insights gained from each player’s personal big game experiences and conversations with PUMA designers.
To kick off, Santi Cazorla will be playing the North London derby wearing his own evoTOUCH Derby Fever boots on November 5 for Arsenal vs Tottenham – the 178th match-up between the two North London clubs.