For a passionate fan, it does not matter whether the game is called “soccer” or “football.” It is all about the fun and excitement of the “beautiful game”.
Buying good soccer Christmas gifts for such soccer enthusiasts is relatively easy. Still, you will need something that will be special.
So, what are the best gifts for the soccer player in your life? And what can you pick apart from official soccer sweatshirts, keychains, or wall art?
In this gift guide, we have listed a few fun soccer gift ideas to help you make the right choice. Take a look.
Best Gifts for Soccer Fans
S’well Goals 17oz Stainless Steel Water Bottle
This high-quality bottle is designed to deliver superior functionality on a hot day while cheering for your team. It has a stainless-steel body with a triple-layered, vacuum-insulated construction that can keep drinks cool for 36 hours.
All the materials used are BPA-free, and the design ensures that it will not sweat on your hands. Each bottle has unique patterns, textures, and prints that make them stand out.
Stars Soccer Gifts Hoodie
If you are looking for a cool gift, this hoodie is an excellent choice for casual wear. Available in multiple colors, they are good soccer gifts for kids, as well as adult soccer fans.
Made from a mixture of cotton and polyester, these hoodies are super comfortable and breathable. They have a pull-on closure with a print that is perfect when you are cheering your team on during a game or the FIFA World Cup.
Top Trumps Soccer Card Game
Looking for a gift for a fan of Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo? This fun card game is the perfect gift that allows soccer fans to know more about the stars. It can be played by two or more players and is suitable for anyone above 6 years of age.
The pack of 30 cards comes in a plastic case that is easy to carry. The simple rules make it easy to play. The first player who gets all the cards is the winner.
USWNT Megan Rapinoe Action Figure
The United State women's national team has scaled many heights in the past decades and Megan Rapinoe is one of the legends of the game. Her role as a midfielder and captain of a soccer team has inspired many young girls to take up the sport.
This 3.75-inch action figure of the soccer star is superbly crafted and a perfect addition to the home decor of any soccer lover. If you want to inspire a young soccer girl, this is a great gift to pick.
Inverting The Pyramid: The History of Soccer Tactics
This fascinating book by Jonathan Wilson offers a deep insight into the evolution of soccer techniques. It is a must-read for any soccer lover interested in the strategy and tactics on the soccer field.
Obviously, this is not the ideal gift for a casual fan. But for die-hard soccer fanatics, the book is a treasure trove of soccer knowledge. In fact, this is one of the best soccer-themed gifts not just for fans, but also for soccer coaches and players.
Best Gifts for Soccer Players
If you are looking for Christmas gift ideas for a soccer player, check out this soccer ball from Fnine. The ball is made from high-quality TP leather and is thermally bonded. It has a seamless structure and is perfectly spherical.
The advantage of the design is the ball absorbs less water and is ideal for a soccer game on wet surfaces. The perfectly spherical shape also reduces air resistance and increases the speed of the ball in the air.
The bright colors on the surface make it perfectly visible in low light conditions or under night light. It also lasts long and is ready to withstand high-intensity training sessions. The size and weight match the FIFA standards.
These targets are excellent gifts for players practicing in the field or for indoor soccer training. Soccer is all about developing precise shooting skills and these targets are great for shooting practice.
Made from high-quality vinyl, the targets are durable and come with eight carabiners for fixing on the goal. The set can be used in all weather conditions. And even if you do not have a soccer goal, you can use these targets for shooting practice even in your backyard.
One important aspect of the training for young soccer players, including goalkeepers, is improving balance and muscle coordination.
These agility rings for girls and boys allow the players to practice a wide range of drills that can enhance their reactive abilities. Besides, you can also use these types of training equipment for cardio and endurance training.
This set of 6 rings is a great gift for any young players as well as advanced athletes. Some of the drills you can perform using these are scissors, lateral and diagonal hops, ring hops, and more. These fun drills are great for kids’ soccer and act as visual markers to help them focus.
Duduvie Womens Livin That Soccer Mom Life T-Shirt
Want an anniversary or birthday soccer related gift for your dear one? This T-shirt is a great idea. It is available in five different colors that make it easy to match with your favorite jeans.
The cotton blend fabric is comfortable and stretchy and ensures comfort at all times. Even outside the soccer field, this T-shirt is great for casual wear. For moms looking to cheer their kids playing soccer, this soccer gift idea is a cute and comfy option.
Nike Mercurial Lite Shin Guards
Beyond soccer shoes and socks, high-quality shin guards are a must for all soccer players. The Mercurial Lite shin guards have a minimalist look but ensure a secure and anatomical fit.
As expected from Nike, the comfort levels are excellent, thanks to the lightweight shell of these guards. The K-resin shell is backed with dense foam and can absorb and dissipate intense impacts.
Since the fit is strapless, you can easily wear them under soccer socks. Most importantly, they stay in place. The material is breathable and it offers better comfort in hot and humid conditions.
Overall, these are stylish and reliable unisex knee guards, that are great gifts for casual as well as professional players.
Best Unique Soccer Gifts
This patented combination of a goal, backstop, and a rebounder from Opengoaaal is a great soccer gift for your kid.
With this trainer, you need not lose time by chasing down the bad shots. There is no need to do fence repairs either. As a result, you get a session of uninterrupted practice for the players.
This regulation size goal is made from quality materials and ensures long-lasting performance. You can raise the netting when not in use. The trainer is available in multiple sizes and can be used by young as well as pro players.
SKLZ Solo Soccer Trainer
The solo soccer trainer allows you to practice all the soccer kicks without having to chase the ball. Since it is designed for size 3, 4, and 5 soccer balls, players of all ages can use this to improve shooting and passing skills.
The trainer has a neoprene glove and an elastic cord that allows the ball to travel up to 18 feet. The compact design also allows you to pack it easily inside a soccer backpack. A great gift for soccer players to start their soccer practice without having to wait for their teammates or a goalie.
Adidas Smart Soccer Ball
The Adidas smart soccer ball is a great gift idea for any player looking to improve their soccer skills. The ball has internal sensors that record strike point, spin, speed, and trajectory. Immediate feedback is available through the app that runs on iOS and Android.
The app allows a player to make on-spot corrections in their technique. The feedback also helps coaches to correct the mistakes of a player. In addition, there are in-app videos that are a great learning tool for beginners.
Catapult Player Soccer Fitness Tracker
This is a smart vest that is designed with GPS technology that can measure the power, top speed, and intensity of a player. The vest is made from ultra-compressive fabric that ensures great fit and comfort.
The GPS tracker connects with an app that allows players to review the performance data to analyze and improve their game. The app also generates a heatmap that tracks your field position and allows you to compare your performance with the top players in the premier league.
In short, this high-tech soccer training aid is a special gift that allows both players and coaches to track progress by setting targets.
One World Play Project Unbreakable Soccer Ball
The One World Futbol is an ultra-durable soccer ball that is a great gift for regular players. It is designed not only to take power shots from soccer cleats but will hold shape even if run over by a car. This non-popping ball can be used over all types of surfaces and is pet-friendly too.
These balls are made from non-toxic EVA-based popfoam and are available in regulation sizes 4 and 5. Overall, a great gift for any soccer player or sports fan looking for an ultra-durable soccer ball.
These are some unique soccer gifts for players, fans, and coaches. These gifts will appeal to kids, soccer players who are in their teens, and even the more experienced ones learning new moves. Get the right gift for the soccer lover in your life this year!