Launched in 2002 as the successor to the Predator Precision. The Mania made it's mark in the Far East, dominating the South Korea & Japan FIFA World Cup. The advertising campaign featured arguably the greatest player of his generation, Zinedine Zidane. As well as probably the most recognizable footballer on the planet, David Beckham.
The Mania is widely regarded as the greatest of all Predators. Advances in technology along with an unmatched designed and an array of stunning colorways, the Mania brought the Predator into a new era. Designed with a k-leather upper and the Predator vamps, the Mania provided even more ball swerve than previous models thanks to the rubber serrations that were added to the boot. Other advances included the external TPU heel counter and the split outsole construction; a two-piece outsole which helped to make the Mania the lightest Predator of its time.The elastic banded tongue which gave the Mania its own unmistakable identity.