Does your favorite soccer player have a birthday or special occasion coming up? We’ve got you covered if their love of the game mandates a soccer-inspired gift. We’ve searched the internet far and wide for the best soccer-inspired gifts.
There’s so much more to a soccer lover’s wishlist than a new soccer ball (although we’ve got one on this list, too). These ideas range from gear, books, games, and decor.
On this list of 25 gifts for soccer players and fans they won’t corner kick, you’re sure to find something your soccer star will love for years to come!
1. Portable Pop-Up Soccer Goals and Cones
This is a top-rated Amazon product for soccer players who love a spontaneous pickup game. This is an excellent product for those that love to keep gear in the car just in case the need arises.
Users love how compact everything comes so that it won’t take up too much space in your garage or car. Also great for practice, the cones will provide hours of use for working on dribbling and control techniques.
2. Superfly 8 Elite Nike Cleats
Just released this year, Nike’s Superfly 8 Elite has made quite a buzz on the internet. While this gift will cost you north of $200, the soccer player you have in mind won’t be disappointed. These cleats are supposed to be among the most coveted on the market.
The hardest part for you will be deciding which color combination to get. Volt Bright Crimson Black, the Black Bright Ion Grey, or the Sapphire Volt Blue Void is currently available.
3. Stars of All Time Coffee Table Book
This book is a perfect piece for any soccer lover’s library or coffee table. Filled to the brim with stunning photography, little-known facts, and stats that will blow your mind, your soccer fan will read this repeatedly for years to come.
This book is excellent for seasoned fans who love the pioneers of the game as well as younger aficionados who look up to the contemporary stars.
4. Official Fifa World Cup Soccer Ball
What better gift to an avid soccer fan than the exact ball used in this year’s world cup in Qatar? The Adidas Rihla ball is a multi-colored jewel that will excite any player for this year’s most significant match.
This gift is a perfect choice for the avid player and fan of the game. While this ball is currently in stock, it’s flying off the shelves. So order it quickly before the World Cup this fall!
5. Ultra Soft Soccer Blanket
Speaking of watching the World Cup, won’t your favorite soccer fan need something to cozy up to when the match starts?
This super soft blanket is available in three sizes and is made from 100% premium microfiber polyester. Your soccer fan will love the soccer ball-themed print. Customers love how soft this blanket is and that it’s machine washable.
6. The Ball is Round: Global History of Soccer Book
Soccer (or football depending on what part of the world you’re in) is a global phenomenon. Check out this book if your favorite soccer fan is also a bookworm.
Author David Goldblatt traces the game to its earliest origins and explores the effect soccer has had on cultures worldwide. Get swept into the world of soccer and learn about how this game has taken over the global community.
7. Personalized Jerseys
Is your significant other passionate about their weekly pickup game with friends? If so, this might be the perfect gift for them. As fun as pickup games are, they usually lack the organization and effort club teams provide. The solution? Personalized soccer jerseys.
Choose from various colors and designs that showcase the team’s personality. The best way to make the team feel like a team!
8. BPA-Free Plastic Water Bottle
Has your soccer player been carrying that reused Gatorade bottle back and forth from practice? It may be time to get them a new water bottle to take to the game.
This is an excellent gift if you’re on a budget. Choose from three sizes and seven different colors. Be sure to check out the ratings, too; this is one of the highest-rated water bottles on Amazon.
9. LED Hover Soccer Ball
Of course, this list of 25 gifts for soccer players and fans who won’t corner kick wouldn’t be complete without a soccer ball. But this one has a twist—it hovers!
Yes, this is marketed for kids, but I assure you that all ages will love this gift. This hover soccer ball has been designed to make indoor practice feasible without breaking fragile objects.
A powerful fan powers this ball, and a soft bumper makes it safe to play with indoors. Next time the weather isn’t ideal, remind your soccer player of this incredible gift.
10. Scrimmage Pinnies
Perfect for spontaneous pickup games with friends, family, or new people you meet at the park. Yes, your soccer fan has some lying around, but they probably smell and have been discolored by years of sweat and grass stains.
The best part of these pinnies? They’re sized for everyone. Yes, one size fits all, making that process very easy. But, of course, deciding whether to be on the blue or red team is a different story.
11. Soccer Decor Pillow
In need of a housewarming gift for your soccer star? Check out this soccer decor pillow. It’s fun to have little touches of personalization around your house, and this is a fun way to let people know about their passion for the game.
With a slight vintage flair, this pillow is not only stylish but fun. A bonus feature is that the cover can come off, making it a breeze to wash in the machine.
12. Drawstring Soccer Bag
Is your soccer player always on the go? This bag is a great gift option for those always coming to and from practice and games.
This bag was designed to hold a ball, water bottle, and all the other gear they typically haul out to the field and back. This simple yet effective design will make packing for practice easier than ever.
13. Stars of Women’s Soccer Book
Women’s soccer dominates, with viewership breaking records left and right. Your soccer fan will appreciate this homage to the most remarkable woman ever playing the game. This hardcover book features 28 best female players and dives into stats, facts, and stunning moments captured at iconic games.
14. Soccer Bean Bag Chair
Now that you’ve got a great selection of books for your soccer fan, why not complete the gift with a cozy bean bag? This soccer-inspired bean bag chair comes in large or extra large and is the perfect comfy gathering spot next time there’s a big match.
Can’t you picture this bean bag chair in their living room or bedroom? Perfect for watching a match or curling up with a good book. Customers love this chair, and the reviews are overwhelmingly positive.
15. Vizari Malaga Shin Guards
No matter how old your soccer fan is, they’ll always appreciate new gear. These Vizari Malaga Shin Guards are amongst the top-rated this year. With over 10,000 ratings, you can be sure these shin guards will do the job of protecting their shins.
The best part? All of the fun colors they come in. Choose your size and preferred color at checkout.
16. Portable Foosball Table
Every soccer player has to have a go at foosball. This mini, portable foosball table on Amazon is great for parties and gatherings and a fun time when the weather outside isn’t ideal.
Adults and kids alike have fun playing this classic game. Some minor assembly is required, but it’s super simple, and you’ll be playing foosball in no time.
17. Soccer Heartbeat Hoodie
As we head into the Fall season of sports, this soccer heartbeat hoodie is a great gift option. This unisex hoodie comes in a variety of sizes and colors.
With only the simple design on the front, your player can rep their love of the game without being too overstated. Kids and adults will love this hoodie alike. Customers love the soft material.
18. Soccer Ball Decal
Speaking of repping their love for the game, this fun, affordable gift will make any soccer fan smile. Easily applied to cars, windows, laptops, and more, this unique gift is a fun way to personalize objects. This soccer decal is super easy to install and comes in multi-packs and various colors.
19. Rivalry 2 Pack Soccer Socks
If you’re a parent of a soccer player, you’ve heard it before. They can’t find their soccer socks anywhere before getting into the car. Unfortunately, this problem doesn’t end in childhood.
Your soccer fan of any age will sincerely appreciate this gift of new soccer socks. These classic-looking socks come in various colors, so matching for their specific team’s kit should be a breeze.
20. FIFA 22 Legacy Edition for Nintendo Switch
FIFA is a must-have for any soccer fan that also enjoys video games. Gifting them this year’s game will be sure to please. Especially since the game is complete with fan-favorite contemporary players like Alexander Arnold and classic players like Pele. If they’ve got a Nintendo Switch, check out this version of the game.
21. Vintage Soccer Wall Art
This is a super cool gift option for those who love the game and a touch of vintage style. A soccer ball and cleats are printed on upcycled dictionary pages, and the result is a unique gift that is sure to be a conversation piece. Perfect for any sports-themed room or man cave. Don’t forget a frame—that’s not included.
22. FC Barcelona Duffel Bag
If your soccer fan needs a stylish way to transport gear to and from games, this FC Barcelona Duffel Bag is it. Not only is it useful, but it’s also a fun way to rep your soccer fan’s favorite team.
There’s tons of room to transport soccer balls, jerseys, water bottles, and more. Is your gift recipient not an FC Barcelona fan? No worries, there are several other teams available.
23. Soccer IQ Book
Perhaps your soccer fan is young or new to the game. Or maybe they’re experienced players who want to brush up on strategy. Whatever the situation is, the Soccer IQ Book is a great gift option.
Author Dan Blank saw many books marketed to coaches but very few to players. The result was this book. The author has over two decades of collegiate coaching experience and shares his wisdom in this almanac-style book. The language is simple and easy for anyone to understand.
24. Favorite Team’s Jersey
No soccer fan will turn down merch from their favorite team. Yes, even if they have a closet full of Liverpool merchandise, they’ll still love to get more. Amazon has several great options for jerseys and tees.
If you have a Manchester City fan, check out this stadium-class jersey. Jerseys, goalie shirts, hoodies, hats, scarves, and shorts with their favorite team’s logo are sure to be pleasers. Check for more unique items, such as a flag with the team’s song or chant.
25. Hands-Free Solo Soccer Trainer
This hands-free solo soccer trainer is a great gift for soccer players working on independent drills. How does it work? A cord attaches the ball to the player, so there’s no more chasing the ball after each shot.
The size adjustable ball glove conveniently fits a variety of ball sizes. If your soccer star is looking to get some more practice in and wants to work on technique, this is a great gift.
As you can see, with millions of soccer fans worldwide, many different options are available on the market. Considering your soccer fan’s favorite teams, specific interests regarding the game, and needs they may have when going to practice is a great place to start.
With those things in mind, use this list of 25 gifts for soccer players and fans they won’t corner kick to find your inspiration!
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