Adidas is one of the world's largest companies for sports products and has been producing shoes for sport since 1925 when the first football shoe was made.
Adidas a gigant sports brand
Adidas's history are about two German brothers, Adolf and Rudolf Dassler, who in 1920 founded a company and started making shoes. The company grew and in 1925 they made the first football shoe. The focus was early in shoes for different sports. The company had great successes in the Olympic Games with the athletes who won in Adidas shoes.
In the late forties the brothers disagreed and went their separate ways. Adolf Dassler founded Adidas in 1949 and Rudolf founded the sports brand Puma instead. The name Adidas comes from Adolf nickname Adi and the first three letters of his last name Adi Das.
One of Adidas major characteristic is the three stripes. They are not just a decoration on the products, originally they where stabilizing stripes on the sports shoes. Later they became a registered trademark, die drei Streifen.
Adidas is one of the world's largest brands of sports products and sportswear. They own brands like Reebook and TaylorMade and in addition, 9.1% of the football club FC Bayern Munich. The head office is still located in Herzogenaurach Germany and is called World of Sports.
For floorball it is Adidas indoor shoes for sports like handball, volleyball and squash that are interesting. And we are still waiting for the first floorball stick.