Jack Grealish’s boots, Gareth Bale’s socks, Arjen Robben’s tights: Football’s strangest kit choices

Grealish's battered boots were one of the surprise stars of Villa's Championship play-off final win over Derby County BBC NEWS
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Aston Villa may have been promoted to the Premier League but will Jack Grealish’s boots survive until the start of the new season?

Grealish’s battered boots were one of the surprise stars of Villa’s Championship play-off final win over Derby County, and after the game, the 23-year-old explained his reason for keeping them.

“I came back from injury and they were brand new, and then I got a few goals, a few assists,” he said.

“I thought these were my lucky boots so I’ve had to keep them.”

Incredible commitment from the Villa skipper, and with that in mind, let’s take a look at some other football kit superstitions.

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