Cleats Market Research Report - Global Forecast till 2030

Global Cleats Market: Information by Ground Type (Firm/Natural Grass, Soft/Muddy Grass, Artificial Grass, Multi-Ground and Artificial Turf), Sports Type (Soccer, Rugby, American Football, Cricket and others), Distribution Channel ((Store-Based - Supermarkets & Hypermarkets, Specialty Stores and Others) Non-Store Based) and Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of the World) - Forecast till 2030

ID: MRFR/CR/8155-CR | 111 Pages | Published By Snehal Singh on February 2021         

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Cleats Market

Cleats Market size is projected to reach approximately USD 341.50 billion by 2030, at a CAGR of 8.45% from 2022 to 2030.

By Ground Type Firm/Natural Grass Soft/Muddy Grass Artificial Grass Multi-Ground Artificial Turf
By Sports Type Soccer Rugby American Football Cricket others
By Distribution Channel Store-Based Non-Store Based
By Region North America Europe Asia-Pacific Rest of the World
Key Players
Companies Profiled   Fila Holdings Corp   Geox   Puma   Reebok International Ltd   New Balance   NIKE Inc   Adidas   Under ArmourInc   Puma   Iconix Brand Group Inc   ASICS   Geox
Market Driving Forces   Increasing Popularity Of Sports    Growth Of The Economy And The Organized Retail Sector In Asia-Pacific
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Cleats Market is anticipated to reach USD 341.50 billion by 2030, registering a CAGR of 8.45% during 2022-2030. The Cleats Market is an ever-growing and profitable business in the global market. According to the precise studies conducted by business experts, the market size of the cleats industry is subjected to witness a rapid increase from 2022 to 2030. Hence, which will increase the respective markets worth to Billions by the time it reaches the growth forecast period in 2030. This advancement in this market is because of the increasing popularity of sports and sports-related merchandise globally.

The Market industry manufactures quality sports-specific shoes, also known as cleats. Rugby, football, and soccer players mostly wear cleats. Apart from being worn to play the mentioned sports, they are used by other sports players as well. Cleats are specifically designed to provide the player with the right amount of grip, smooth mobility, along with the assurance of the perfect amount of comfort. Many companies are working towards achieving more innovative cleats design and function, hence adding the Cleats Market growth.

In the present times, people from all age groups are becoming more and more indulged in sports and other related physical activities. It is concluded from the recent surveys which state that one out of every four youngsters play sports and have a liking for it in the US. It has facilitated the rapid increase in the per capita income of the Market share. The respective market provides various types and designs of cleats with different cuts according to the sports it can play. 

COVID-19 Impact Analysis 

The rise of the COVID-19 pandemic has affected many businesses' growth and income flow, both big and small. 

As per the Market research, the temporary onset of COVID-19 restrictions and strict lockdown guidelines has greatly affected exports and imports' manufacturing and supply chain distribution. The gathering restrictions to control the spread of the virus prevented a large proportion of the population from going outdoors. 

It contributed to the low cleat sales, negatively impacting many cleats manufacturers and suppliers in the Market. The dire requirements of sustainable and healthcare-related goods and services in the global market and low-income issues had also affected the customer purchasing power, thus immensely degrading the Cleats Market share at the international level. But the Market is predicted to rise back soon after the pandemic is under control, aided by the growth of the middle-class population around the world, especially in the developing Asia- Pacific regions. 

Market Dynamics

  • Major Drivers of the Market

The Cleats Market size is subjected to grow immensely in the forecasted period of 2022 to 2030. The main reason is the forever-increasing popularity of various sports among the youth and people from all age groups. Apart from that, other major Market drivers are the upliftment of developing countries' economic and middle-class populations and the visible economic growth in the Asia-Pacific region. 

Moreover, the other Cleats Market research also states that with the rising popularity of sports at the international level, the governments of various nations are also known to provide support to sports-related careers and organization of popular sports in the cleats market. 

  • Opportunities of the global market

The Market is subjected to a great forecast period of speedy increase in the revenue and shares of the respective market. It is because of the excellent opportunities that the sports industry is providing the youth with. Apart from people from all walks of life proposing a liking for sports-related activities, the Cleats Market share is witnessing undeniable profits. 

Looking at the Market research, it is a noteworthy factor that several governments are also getting involved in providing considerable lucrative and support to sport and sports players alike. It has made room for numerous beneficial opportunities in the Market globally, pulling youth from all age groups towards it. 

  • Market Restraints

The Market restraints that have affected or have the potential to affect the future of the then industry is the easy availability to the sake cleats and other sports-related goodies. The costly prices of cleats have also hindered the growth and increase in market revenue and profits in recent years. 

The knowledge of these possible market restraints provided by many Market research will benefit the manufacturers and suppliers of cleats in many contexts. It will help understand the respective market better and carefully formulate new and profitable Cleats Market trends that will help increase the market size and share globally. 

  • Market Growth Challenges

The Market is subjected to various challenges while achieving the CAGR predictions in the forecasted years. It will greatly affect the global suppliers and manufacturers of cleats in various regions across the world. 

Due to the outbreak of the Covid-19 virus, the Cleats Market size will be direly affected as the manufactures of cleats will face scarcity of raw materials and working mass because of the disruptions in transportation, imports, and exports supply chain disruptions. Apart from this, the high prices of cleats and the sale of similar fake products will prove challenging, negatively affecting the Market. 

Cumulative growth Analysis

It is noteworthy to state that Cleats Market will witness profitable cumulative growth in the coming forecasted years. This information is proved with the results of the various market analysis researches conducted over the years. 

The rising popularity of sports like football, rugby, soccer, and others in many parts of North America, Asia- Pacific, Europe, and other parts of the world, have facilitated the rapid growth of the per capita levels, increasing the revenue of the Market.

Market Segment Overview

As per the revised analysis and deep research, the cleats market is segmented largely based on sports type, ground type, and the distribution channel region.

  • Sports type segmentation

Based on sports type division, the Market is divided into American Football, cricket, soccer, rugby, and others, with soccer being the most played and well-known sport, with the Market share reaching 63.52% in 2021. 

  • Ground-type segmentation

The Market is segmented into multi-ground, soft to muddy grass, artificial turf, firm to natural grass, and artificial grass based on ground type division. The most used ground type is firm/natural grass, with the Market share of 28.58% in 2021. 

  • Distribution channel segmentation

The Market is divided into two major segments based on the distribution channel: ' store-based and' non-store based.' Specialty stores and other similar supermarkets and hypermarkets come under the store-based segments. These store-based divisions have been leading the markets, successfully adding to the Cleats Market size. 

  • Regional segmentation

Based on the regional segmentation, the Market is divided into manufactures and suppliers from all across the globe. The main regions include the Asia- Pacific countries like India, Japan, New Zealand, China, Australia; the North American countries like Canada, US, and Mexico; the European countries like UK, Italy, France, Germany, Spain, and others; The division also includes countries from South America, Africa, and the Middle East. 

Regional Analysis

In the context of Cleats Market growth, it is important to note that the main regions that manufacture, produce, and supply the most are countries in the Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, and other countries in the rest of the world. The recent statistics state that the countries in the European region like Spain, the UK, and Germany have dominated the Market share since 2021. 

Apart from this market dominance, the countries in the Asia-Pacific region are predicted to witness maximum growth by the end of the forecasted period by registering a CAGR of 4.94%. Other than that, the Market in North America is subjected to having the second-highest shares in the global market. Other Countries of Africa, South America, and the Middle East contribute to the total Cleats Market size.

Competitive Landscape Analysis

With the rising popularity of sports like soccer and rugby at the international levels, many cleats manufacturers have been working towards producing the best quality cleats in the market to be ahead of the competition. The main key players in the Market are as follows –

    • Fila Holdings Corp

    • Geox

    • Puma

    • Reebok International Ltd

    • New Balance

    • NIKE Inc

    • Adidas

    • Under ArmourInc

    • Puma

    • Iconix Brand Group Inc

    • ASICS

    • Geox

Recent Developments

As part of the ris9ing popularity of foot sports like football and cricket, the substantial manufacturers and key players in the Market have been working extensively towards producing highly effective cleats, keeping in mind the latest design trends and player requirements in the global sports stage. Many manufactures have even started to promote new technology-ridden cleats, which are under making. 

Report Overview

In this deep Cleats Market research analysis, the various aspects of the cleats industry have been highlighted. This report has been formulated using both primary and secondary means. This report has been formulated to provide easy information access to all, especially related business experts, and allows to measure the status of the Market in an organized manner. 

This report includes Market overview, market dynamics, the impact of Covid-19 on the global cleat market, market segmentation, regional and competitive, and regional analysis as well. 

Segmental Table 

  • By Sports Type

American Football





  • By Ground Type 


Soft/muddy grass

Artificial turf

Firm/natural grass

Artificial grass

  • By Distribution Channel


  • Supermarkets

  • Hypermarkets

  • Specialty stores

  • Others 

 Non-store based 

  • By Region 


  • India

  • Japan

  • New Zealand

  • Australia 

  • China

  • Others

-    North America

  • Mexico

  • US

  • Canada

-    Europe 

  • UK

  • Italy

  • France

  • Spain

  • Germany

  • Others

-    Other regions 

  • Africa

  • Middle East

  • South America

Report Scope:

Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size   USD 341.50 Billion
  CAGR   8.45%
  Base Year   2021
  Forecast Period   2022-2030
  Historical Data   2020
  Forecast Units   Value (USD Billion)
  Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
  Segments Covered   By Ground Type, Sports Type, Distribution Channel, and Region
  Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
  Key Vendors   NIKE, Inc. (US), Adidas AG (Germany), Under Armour, Inc. (US), Puma SE (Germany), Fila Holdings Corp. (South Korea), Iconix Brand Group, Inc. (US), New Balance (US), ASICS (Japan), Li Ning Sports Goods Co., Ltd. (China), and Mizuno Corporation (Japan)
  Key Market Opportunities   Increasing Number Of Female Participants
  Key Market Drivers   Increasing Popularity Of Sports, Growth Of The Economy And The Organized Retail Sector In Asia-Pacific

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Cleats market can expand at 8.45% CAGR by 2030.

By 2030, the Cleats market value can reach USD 341.50 Billion.

Fila Holdings Corp, Geox, Puma, Reebok International Ltd, New Balance, NIKE Inc, Adidas, Under ArmourInc, Iconix Brand Group Inc, ASICS, and Geox are some reputed names in the cleats market.

The increase in sports activities can promote the Cleats market.

High cost can limit the cleats market expansion.