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Twitter Has a lot to Say About adidas' Nebraska College Cleats

Date: May 10 2018

By: Rob Marfell

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Nebraska College’s Cornhuskers just got some new football cleats, and Twitter is pissed. The footwear comes amid a scandal in which Three Stripe officials are accused of bribing athletes to join adidas-sponsored colleges, a crime spurred by the increasingly questioned practice of schools and brands not paying athletes.

So, when adidas dropped these ‘emoji’ cleats covered in cash, the public were quick to call-out poor taste. 

Moving on from the controversy, adidas and the Huskers revealed a new pair decked in '100' emojis. 

For more hot takes, head over to USA Today.

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