Soccer Gift Ideas

Soccer Gift Ideas

Holiday time is here and are you looking for the perfect soccer gift for a player, parent, or fan? I’m all of the above (or have been at one point) so you’ve come to the right place!

There’s so much stuff that you can get for a soccer fanatic that you can get easily overwhelmed or distracted. For this reason, I’ve put together the best soccer gift ideas on the World Wide Web.

With the help from my 14-year-old son, I’ve broken each item into categories. I hope this saves you time for your holiday shopping!

Gifts for Soccer Players

Soccer Rebounders

A soccer rebounder is ideal for any player looking to practice in their backyard. Rebounders can help you with your passing, trapping, foot skills, shot accuracy, and more! They are the perfect companion and gift for a soccer player.

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 This is an awesome 2-in-1 soccer rebounder net to improve individual skills. My son can spend hours playing in the backyard. Size is 6 ft x 4.7 ft.

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Quality soccer trainer and rebounder with multi-angles to adjust the style of play. This is an excellent choice for any soccer player looking to get better in the backyard.

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Portable Dual Surface Soccer Rebounder with Adjustable Angle - Soccer Training Equipment for Control, Passing Practice

Our Top Choice
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 This is an awesome 2-in-1 soccer rebounder net to improve individual skills. My son can spend hours playing in the backyard. Size is 6 ft x 4.7 ft.

Multi-Angle Rebounder
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Quality soccer trainer and rebounder with multi-angles to adjust the style of play. This is an excellent choice for any soccer player looking to get better in the backyard.

Best Wall Rebounder
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Portable Dual Surface Soccer Rebounder with Adjustable Angle - Soccer Training Equipment for Control, Passing Practice

Backyard Goals

Do you want to set up your own field in the backyard? Adding a soccer goal is your first step! Here are some quality nets that we’ve tested at our home.

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Sturdy soccer goal for the backyard. It is easy to setup and comes in a handful of sizes. Check out our personal experience­čĹç

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Portable soccer training net. Comes with (2) goals and a travel bag. This is a great goal for the backyard or pickup games at the field.

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Portable Kids Soccer Net. Comes in 4 sizes and 3 colors. You can bring it and use it anywhere!

Our Top Choice
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Sturdy soccer goal for the backyard. It is easy to setup and comes in a handful of sizes. Check out our personal experience­čĹç

Best for Travel
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Portable soccer training net. Comes with (2) goals and a travel bag. This is a great goal for the backyard or pickup games at the field.

Budget-Friendly
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Portable Kids Soccer Net. Comes in 4 sizes and 3 colors. You can bring it and use it anywhere!

Soccer Cleats (Adult)

There is nothing better than a brand-new pair of soccer cleats for the holidays! Although the fall season is probably wrapped up, new cleats can be worn for the winter or spring seasons. Here is our top choices for men and women adults.

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Lightweight soccer cleat built for a youth soccer player's speed and agility. These cleats are comfortable and made from quality material.

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We love, love this soccer cleat. Great quality especially for players with wider feet. Premium cow leather vamp creates a soft touch on the ball and makes for an exceptional, top-shelf fit.

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For under $50, these cleats are comfortable and have inner cushioning suitable for soccer players. They also look great!

For Attackers
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Lightweight soccer cleat built for a youth soccer player's speed and agility. These cleats are comfortable and made from quality material.

For Defenders
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We love, love this soccer cleat. Great quality especially for players with wider feet. Premium cow leather vamp creates a soft touch on the ball and makes for an exceptional, top-shelf fit.

Budget-Friendly
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For under $50, these cleats are comfortable and have inner cushioning suitable for soccer players. They also look great!

Soccer Cleats (Youth)

Here are our go-to for youth soccer cleats!

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Comes in five colors. Perfect soccer cleat for players 10 and younger. Great for boys and girls.

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We love this soccer cleat for girls. It provides adequate protection and doesn't skimp on quality. These are a great option for girls under 10.

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These soccer cleats not only look great but they are lightweight and durable. My son has worn Nike Mercurial Superfys and loved them. These are ideal for midfielders and forwards who like to play quick.

Best Uni-sex
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Comes in five colors. Perfect soccer cleat for players 10 and younger. Great for boys and girls.

Best Girls
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We love this soccer cleat for girls. It provides adequate protection and doesn't skimp on quality. These are a great option for girls under 10.

Best Nike
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These soccer cleats not only look great but they are lightweight and durable. My son has worn Nike Mercurial Superfys and loved them. These are ideal for midfielders and forwards who like to play quick.

Shin Guards

Shin guards can be an inexpensive gift for a soccer player. If you are looking for the perfect one, here is our top choice based on price and quality.

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These are great shin pads for Dads who still play men's league soccer. Give the gift of a lightweight pair of soccer shin guards that will help protect him from middle-aged injuries.

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Vizari Malaga Shin Guard is made of quality PP shell, EVA padding and flexible straps. It provides the maximum possible comfort and increased protection.

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These are quality shin guards for half the price of normal ones. These are lightweight and compact and comes with a protective sleeve.

Best Overall
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These are great shin pads for Dads who still play men's league soccer. Give the gift of a lightweight pair of soccer shin guards that will help protect him from middle-aged injuries.

Ankle Protection
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Vizari Malaga Shin Guard is made of quality PP shell, EVA padding and flexible straps. It provides the maximum possible comfort and increased protection.

Budget-Friendly
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These are quality shin guards for half the price of normal ones. These are lightweight and compact and comes with a protective sleeve.

Soccer Balls

With so many soccer balls to choose from, it’s no wonder we get so antsy buying something as simple as a ball! Over the past five years, we’ve tested many soccer balls, and here are our two favorites.

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A great soccer ball for youth soccer players looking to train on their own. This ball feels like a match ball but fraction of the price. Comes in various sizes and colors.

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MLS club ball is used by many MLS Next youth teams and clubs. Check out more designs and sizes.

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A solid foam core means the ball never needs air. Great for indoors (hotels or living rooms) or to stick in your soccer bag. 

Best Overall
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A great soccer ball for youth soccer players looking to train on their own. This ball feels like a match ball but fraction of the price. Comes in various sizes and colors.

Budget-Friendly
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MLS club ball is used by many MLS Next youth teams and clubs. Check out more designs and sizes.

Mini-Ball
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A solid foam core means the ball never needs air. Great for indoors (hotels or living rooms) or to stick in your soccer bag. 

Soccer Bags

Is it time for a new soccer bag? Maybe one that isn’t so smelly? Here are our top soccer bags for the new season.

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Available in (9) colors. Lifetime Warranty. Holds Size 5 Soccer Balls.

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Great bag to store all your soccer gear, especially for tournaments. This duffle bag can be your go-to bag for the entire season.

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This basic is pretty basic but functional for a fraction of the cost of large-named brands. It can hold cleats, a soccer ball, and other soccer equipment.

Our Top Choice
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Available in (9) colors. Lifetime Warranty. Holds Size 5 Soccer Balls.

Best Duffle Bag
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Great bag to store all your soccer gear, especially for tournaments. This duffle bag can be your go-to bag for the entire season.

Budget-Friendly
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This basic is pretty basic but functional for a fraction of the cost of large-named brands. It can hold cleats, a soccer ball, and other soccer equipment.

GPS Trackers

There are not many GPS trackers for soccer players but here are the three more popular with our top choice on the left.

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The most comfortable and accurate GPS tracker for soccer players. The app is easy to sync and understand which makes it a win for players and teams!

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This bra-style tracking device analyzes specific data so you can improve your performance. (Pre-Paid Membership included)

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This is a wearable device on your soccer cleat that measures important data for soccer players.

Our Top Choice
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The most comfortable and accurate GPS tracker for soccer players. The app is easy to sync and understand which makes it a win for players and teams!

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This bra-style tracking device analyzes specific data so you can improve your performance. (Pre-Paid Membership included)

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This is a wearable device on your soccer cleat that measures important data for soccer players.

Soccer Self-Care

It’s important for soccer players to train and recover at home. Here are some products to help make your body feel better and stronger.

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For Exercise, Deep Tissue and Muscle Recovery - Relieves Muscle Pain & Tightness, Improves Mobility & Circulation

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Stainless steel water bottle for soccer players. It can double as an insulated Thermos as well. Comes in (6) different sizes and an entire collection of colors. This will keep your water cold during all training sessions and games. This is the only water bottle you need!

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The simpler the better. These bands simply work. We've been using the same set for the past 5 years! It comes with an instruction guide and a carrying bag. Each of the five bands comes with varying levels of resistance. We prefer the red and yellow bands.

Best Roller
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For Exercise, Deep Tissue and Muscle Recovery - Relieves Muscle Pain & Tightness, Improves Mobility & Circulation

Best Water Bottle
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Stainless steel water bottle for soccer players. It can double as an insulated Thermos as well. Comes in (6) different sizes and an entire collection of colors. This will keep your water cold during all training sessions and games. This is the only water bottle you need!

Best Resistance Bands
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The simpler the better. These bands simply work. We've been using the same set for the past 5 years! It comes with an instruction guide and a carrying bag. Each of the five bands comes with varying levels of resistance. We prefer the red and yellow bands.

Soccer Socks

My son has tried on many pairs of grip socks. From $50 pairs to more affordable ones and he loves the following pair of grip socks for soccer.

LUX Anti Slip Soccer Socks

Great bang for your buck. Anti-slip, non-slip soccer socks. Quality material that you can wash!

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Soccer Gifts for Dads

If you are shopping for a Soccer Dad, you’ll want to check out these products! As a Dad, I know I’d love it if my son surprised me with anything from this list.

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    This is a great water bottle for the Dads that attend many weekday practices and weekend games. I've had this for a few years now and still love it.

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    I mean, who doesn't love a funny soccer shirt to wear to a game??

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    Does Dad like to sit on the sidelines with a coffee in hand? This is a perfect give the coffee lovers.

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    As you know, Crocs are back in!! Not only Crocs practical but they are comfortable and stylish. Get your Dad looking cool again with a new pair of Crocs.

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    This is a perfect gift for men who are still using bulky wallets that weigh five pounds. Give the gift of minimalism in a pocket.

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    Is your Dad a health nut (see what I did there)? If so, this gift basket is perfect for him. It comes in six unique flavors.

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    This is a win/win gift. We have one and as a fairly active Dad, the massage gun does wonders in my recovery. And, my son also uses it for any aches he has. He just has to learn how to charge it.

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    Pretty fun thing for the Dads that like to cook and bbq on a hot summer day! This will keep Dad busy and feel proud that he is now a hot sauce-making dude.

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    This is a great gift for Dads that love listening to music but you don't really agree with his taste. This is a great gift for music and podcast lovers.

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    These are great shin pads for Dads who still play men's league soccer. Give the gift of a lightweight pair of soccer shin guards that will help protect him from middle-aged injuries.

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This is a great water bottle for the Dads that attend many weekday practices and weekend games. I've had this for a few years now and still love it.

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I mean, who doesn't love a funny soccer shirt to wear to a game??

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Does Dad like to sit on the sidelines with a coffee in hand? This is a perfect give the coffee lovers.

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As you know, Crocs are back in!! Not only Crocs practical but they are comfortable and stylish. Get your Dad looking cool again with a new pair of Crocs.

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This is a perfect gift for men who are still using bulky wallets that weigh five pounds. Give the gift of minimalism in a pocket.

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Is your Dad a health nut (see what I did there)? If so, this gift basket is perfect for him. It comes in six unique flavors.

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This is a win/win gift. We have one and as a fairly active Dad, the massage gun does wonders in my recovery. And, my son also uses it for any aches he has. He just has to learn how to charge it.

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Pretty fun thing for the Dads that like to cook and bbq on a hot summer day! This will keep Dad busy and feel proud that he is now a hot sauce-making dude.

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This is a great gift for Dads that love listening to music but you don't really agree with his taste. This is a great gift for music and podcast lovers.

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These are great shin pads for Dads who still play men's league soccer. Give the gift of a lightweight pair of soccer shin guards that will help protect him from middle-aged injuries.

Soccer Gifts for Mom

If your Mom is on the sidelines cheering for you every game, these gifts are ideal! It may get annoying at times but make sure you appreciate her.

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    This is a fun tote for Moms on the sidelines. It's made out of Canvas material that is fully lined inside.

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    This is a cute and comfortable sweatshirt that Mom can rock on the sidelines. It's great for fall or spring season!

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    "I Can't My Kid Has Practice A Game Or Something." This is just a hilarious t-shirt for a sports Mom.

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    As seen on Shark Tank, this oversized microfiber and sherpa blanket is the perfect gift for Mom to lounge around in!

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    Does Mom love coffee?? This temperature-controlled mug will keep her tea or coffee super warm.

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    Sometimes Mom just wants a cold drink or (insert whatever else she drinks on the sidelines). This is a great travel tumbler to bring!

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    Comes with (3) hand care stocking stuffers products, hand repair set - Almond Milk Cream, Lemon Butter Cuticle Cream & Shea Butter Cream.

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    One of the best chairs for under $50. We have this for our son's soccer games and my wife loves it because it's comfortable and functional.

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    This is a quality soft cooler for half the price of premium coolers like Yeti.  It is perfect for traveling to games or a backyard BBQ. Mom will love it!

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    Self-care is important for Moms! What better way to relax than these shower steamers. It comes with six amazing scents.

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This is a fun tote for Moms on the sidelines. It's made out of Canvas material that is fully lined inside.

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This is a cute and comfortable sweatshirt that Mom can rock on the sidelines. It's great for fall or spring season!

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"I Can't My Kid Has Practice A Game Or Something." This is just a hilarious t-shirt for a sports Mom.

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As seen on Shark Tank, this oversized microfiber and sherpa blanket is the perfect gift for Mom to lounge around in!

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Does Mom love coffee?? This temperature-controlled mug will keep her tea or coffee super warm.

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Sometimes Mom just wants a cold drink or (insert whatever else she drinks on the sidelines). This is a great travel tumbler to bring!

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Comes with (3) hand care stocking stuffers products, hand repair set - Almond Milk Cream, Lemon Butter Cuticle Cream & Shea Butter Cream.

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One of the best chairs for under $50. We have this for our son's soccer games and my wife loves it because it's comfortable and functional.

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This is a quality soft cooler for half the price of premium coolers like Yeti.  It is perfect for traveling to games or a backyard BBQ. Mom will love it!

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Self-care is important for Moms! What better way to relax than these shower steamers. It comes with six amazing scents.

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Over the past year, we’ve reviewed some amazing soccer products. You’ll find a more detailed write-up of the products above.

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I hope this article saved you time finding the best soccer gift ideas. More importantly, I hope you and your family enjoy the holiday season!

Beau Bridges - Soccer Novo Hey ­čĹő IÔÇÖm Beau. A proud Dad, former coach and soccer enthusiast. I continue to love the game of soccer today the same way I did when I was 7. I created soccernovo.com to share what I know about the game as well as provide a platform so other parents can learn more about youth soccer in the U.S.

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