Victor Matfield played his last international for South Africa as they lost out to Australia in the quarter finals of the Rugby World Cup in new Zealand. Wearing the new Puma Esito yellow boots, he was very conspicuous as he stole a lot of the Aussies line-out ball and generally had a good game all over the field. The Esito boot he wears is a favourite with the Springbok forwards and is also worn by: Guthro Steenkamp, Danie Russow and Schalk Burger to name but three.
PUMA Esito Finale H8 Rugby Boots Yellow/Black/Silver (typically £45) Soft leather effect PU upper, fold over tongue with 8 studded PU style outsole.
What Boots does Victor Matfield wear?
Victor can be seen in the: Puma Esito Finale WC H8 Rugby Boots, colour: Yellow/Black/Silver
These boots were popular with the Springbok forwards and several could be seen wearing them in their final game the quarter final against Australia in new Zealand at the Rugby World Cup. Unfortunately losing and with it their crown.
Esito Finale WC H8 Rugby Boots
They are a low cut premium boot with stud configuration for use on soft natural surfaces. The soft fabric lining around the heel offers a greater comfort fit around the ankle, and this is enhanced by an internal heel counter that gives a glove type fit for added support.
The Estio comes with a soft, leather effect PU upper, there is extra protection over the toe area to offer greater durability during rucks and mauls. The Esito H8 also stays with the fold over tongue with Velcro tab to hold it in place.
The boots are fitted with the Classic Rugby 8 studded PU style outsole with Duo Flex groves offering optimum stability and comfort, this provides enhanced grip at all times in wet conditions. Weighing only 370g, the Puma Esito H8 Rugby Boot is a sturdy and lightweight boot with excellent performance for all levels of player.