Great gift ideas for football lovers


Whether it’s a last-minute Christmas present or an upcoming birthday gift, knowing what to get someone can sometimes feel like an uphill task. There is a world of possibilities and you don’t want to get them an item they won’t appreciate.

Fortunately, if your friend, family member or colleague is a football fan, you won’t be short on great options. Football is loved around the world with around 3.5 billion dedicated fansof the beautiful game. This means that plenty of excellent items have been developed over the years, resulting in manygift ideas for football lovers.

So, whether they like the biggest teams in the country or follow a club down in the depths of the conference, here are some present ideas they’re sure to love.

A replica football shirt

Football shirts are an obvious first choice and that’s for good reason. These shirts are superb quality and there are so many to choose between. From the latest Liverpool home shirt to a retro Arsenal top from the invincible season, we’re confident there’ll be something to get your friend.

Football boots

Those who are fans of the game and play it will really appreciate a new pair of boots. A fresh pair of boots can take their game to new heights and bring a new air of confidence to the pitch. If you play on the same team as them, it could bring you some success too as you may win more matches thanks to your teammate with new boots.

You’ll just need to choose between getting them some of the best pairs from this season or pick a throwback pair from websites like eBay.

A replica football

There’s no better feeling for a footballer than kicking a quality ball around. Get those close to you a replica of the balls used in the Champions League, Premier League or EFL Championship. Be sure to go for a kickabout with them too, so they can truly get a feel for their new gift.

Foosball table

Whether you go for a full-size one or a miniature one, foosball tables are a great present idea for football fans. Not only can they bring healthy competition to game nights but they’ll never go out of style, making it a present they can enjoy for life.

Other ideas

The ideas above just begin to scratch the surface of the gift possibilities for football fans. Some other quick-fire ideas include:

The latest football videogame on PlayStation, Xbox or PC
Football posters
A ticket to see their favourite team live
A football history book