Unless you want to be slipping and sliding across the soccer field, you’re going to need a good pair of cleats with optimal traction. Styles designed for playing on natural grass or artificial turf are all quite similar. The only real difference is that those made for play on natural grass (also called firm ground cleats) have studs that are bladed or conical in shape, while turf cleats usually feature shorter studs that are more circular. Ahead, we rounded up some of the best women’s soccer cleats for playing on both surfaces. We included one pair that’s suited for firm ground play and two dual-surface options. Each style is engineered with lightweight materials, soft cushioning and flexible outsoles to keep you light on your feet for high-speed control and stability.
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1. Adidas Copa Mundial Soccer Cleat
These firm ground cleats feature strong, ultralight kangaroo leather uppers and K-leather in the forefoot for comfort and flexibility.
Pros: A die-cut EVA foam midsole distributes stud pressure across the sole, delivering lightweight comfort.
Cons: They may feel too roomy for some.
2. Diadora Capitano Soccer Cleats
For enhanced underfoot support, these feature soft cotton insoles made with shock-absorbing EVA foam that cushions your every step.
Pros: The upper is made with soft synthetic polyurethane. These come in wide width sizes.
Cons: Some may find the toe a bit snug.
3. Leoci Soccer Cleats
This versatile style has a lightweight synthetic leather upper with a special design that creates friction for optimized ball control.
Pros: These have soft, breathable insoles to keep your feet dry and comfortable. They come in three colorways.
Cons: These may run small.