sibling rivalry no more

Adidas (Aa dee daas) and Puma (Poo ma) were founded by brothers Adi and Rudi Dassler more than sixty years ago, and have been at odds ever since.

Today, in honor of International Peace Day, they decided to finally bury the hatchet, and commemorated the occasion with a game of football (soccer).  Not a game, get this, between employees of the two companies, but a game between mixed teams, drawn from both sides.  When Germans decide to do something, they do it right.

IMG_0004I commemorated the event in my own way, with, on the right, the Adidas Adizero PR, world’s lightest running shoe, and on the left, a rare leather example of the Puma H Street:

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