It's been said the clothes make the man, but in sports' kicks-crazed culture, it's the shoes that make the player. On soccer's biggest stage, the cleats (ok, boots — happy now?) are colorful, customized, and on display for the world to see. Here, photos of some of our favorite World Cup footwear.Matthew Ashton - AMA/Getty Images Lionel Messi, Argentina Lars Baron - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Thiago Silva, Brazil Matthew Ashton - AMA/Getty Images Shinji Okazaki, Japan
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