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I was wondering this too. http://www.kick-aid.com/stories.php?story=05/03/29/8983400 PLANT FOOT • Sole should be wider than the foot KICKING/PUNTING FOOT • Sole should be narrower than the foot. hence, kickers usually have a soccer shoe on their kicking foot and a football cleat for the plant foot.

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They do this because on their kicking foot, the prefer a soccer cleat because the laces are not placed directly on the kicking surface, (the top of the foot) but instead slightly off center. As for the other shoe, these mismatching kickers generally wear a football cleat or one with better traction than a soccer cleat. This provides for increased stability on the plant foot.

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They don't, they have two different shoes usually on their kicking foot they wear a soccer shoes.

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