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About the Soccer Report

The Soccer Trend Report is your guide to understanding trends about soccer stars, pro soccer clubs and online soccer games like FIFA World Cup and Football Manager. Although most of the world calls this sport “football” or “futbol,” North Americans know it as soccer. While soccer is not the most popular sport in the United States, it has seen recent growth and success with youth soccer programs gaining more and more participants each year. Our report also looks at the phenomenon surrounding soccer stars such as David Beckham and Christiano Ronaldo, and their influence on fashion, pop culture and art. Finally, we look at cutting-edge apparel like the technologically enhanced Nike Mercurial soccer cleats, lightweight soccer balls and dri-fit soccer jerseys.

Who It's For

The data in our report will assist athletic brands, sports broadcasters, equipment manufacturers, sports therapists and athletic trainers with new branding, advertising and marketing initiatives that focus on consumer interests.

With the Soccer Trend Report, users will gain a greater understanding of soccer trends moulding consumer opinion.

The Soccer Trend Report, last published on Nov 18, 2014, includes 316 PRO Trends and 1,580 examples of soccer market research and soccer consumer trends related to: apparel, athletes, youth soccer, cleats, jerseys and soccer trends.

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Methodology

Our soccer research is based on Trend Hunter's crowdsourced soccer articles and 2,153,000,000 total views of data. [Learn More]

Report Contents

• 316 Soccer PRO Trends = 316 Powerpoint Pages Soccer PPT Report
• 1,580 Soccer Examples

Online Extras With Full Subscription

• 221 Soccer Videos (Online) Soccer Videos
• 9,480 Soccer Images (Online) Soccer Images
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Sample Soccer Pro Trends

Each Soccer PRO Trend is on its own slide with implications, a quantified score, and examples linked to online soccer articles, videos and images. Examples:

Tech-Enhanced Outerwear As consumers crave advanced features, outerwear receives a hi-tech update Implications - Consumers are constantly on the hunt for the next big innovation, which has pushed tech-focused outerwear to the forefront of the industry. The incorporation of futuristic elements appeals to consumer curiosity and a desire for innovation while continuing to deliver functionality.
Tech-Enhanced Outerwear
As consumers crave advanced features, outerwear receives a hi-tech update
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Character Emulation Style inspiration shifts from celebrities to fictional, on-screen characters Implications - As pop culture fandom expands, elements found on the big and small screen are being creatively imitated among consumers. Using cult TV and movie characters as a source for style, consumers are seeking to showcase their admiration for pop culture awareness in a more practical, day-to-day manner. Making subtle nods to shows like Doctor Who and Saturday Night Live, consumers are using clever on-screen references to embody cult characters in a visually stimulating manner.
Character Emulation
Style inspiration shifts from celebrities to fictional, on-screen characters
4 Examples + Score + Implications


American Adventurism Craving escapism, consumers opt for adventure within their own country Implications - While the glamorization of international travel rises, consumers -- particularly in the United States -- are looking to domestic options for adventure that are easier on the wallet. This shift towards maximizing local options speaks to a broader preference to break from routine while still maintaining a familiar connection.
American Adventurism
Craving escapism, consumers opt for adventure within their own country
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Grown-Up Celebration Adult consumers turn to more refined products to celebrate the holidays Implications - As the holiday market remains an industry that's heavily juvenile, many brands are creating refined products to broaden appeal for adults. This expansion speaks to consumers' nostalgic nature while offering something more appropriate for the grown-up lifestyle, satisfying multiple desires in one shot.
Grown-Up Celebration
Adult consumers turn to more refined products to celebrate the holidays
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Pop Cultured Auto Car companies partner with well-known celebs to create pop culture appeal Implications - Seeking to expand market exposure, high-end brands like those in the auto industry are turning to pop culture collaborations for consumer appeal. Joining forces with celebrities and media icons, auto manufacturers are using the fame and recognition of well-known figures to heighten their products with status. This reflects a need for more approachable marketing tactics, particularly when it comes to more exclusive product designs.
Pop Cultured Auto
Car companies partner with well-known celebs to create pop culture appeal
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Unexpected Play Kids activities are reinvented with unexpected artistic touches Implications - Expanding children's imaginations, brands are heightening traditional activities like drawing by using unorthodox techniques. Allowing kids to creatively color on toy cars and even shoes, brands are allowing young consumers to engage in rule-breaking behavior in a regulated yet creative manner.
Unexpected Play
Kids activities are reinvented with unexpected artistic touches
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Conscious Stay Adding awareness to travel destinations, hotels adopt social good tactics Implications - Seeking to connect with travelers on a more emotional level, hotels are adopting elements of social good for consumer appeal. Exposing guests to social issues and offering chances to volunteer and give back, these travel destinations appeal to not just the need for new experiences, but the need to feel good about oneself.
Conscious Stay
Adding awareness to travel destinations, hotels adopt social good tactics
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Streamlining Nutrition Seeking efficiency, consumers turn to all-in-one health food kits Implications - Despite the health benefits of nutritional meals, extra preparation and costs can often deter consumers tight on time. Making healthy consumption easier, nutritional kits and dinner baskets help make the process of healthy eating much more efficient, particularly for busy parents. This shift speaks to a desire for more customized and individually curated meals.
Streamlining Nutrition
Seeking efficiency, consumers turn to all-in-one health food kits
4 Examples + Score + Implications


PLUS 310 more Soccer PRO Trends and 1,580 examples!



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