England Captain models 2010-2011 adidas range

England and Great Britain men's team captain Barry Middleton showed he's up there with the best in the business during the latest photo shoot for adidas' new hockey range.

Barry Middleton joins some of the world's top international players for the adidas season 2010-2011 photo shoot

Barry travelled from The Hague, where he plays for HGC in the Hoofdklasse, to Essen in Germany for the shoot, which featured some of the world's top players.  Joining the 26 year old Doncaster-born midfielder were twice World Player of the Jamie Dwyer (Australia), Taeke Taekema and Barry Middleton at the photo shoot for the photo shoot launch of the 2010-2011 adidas product range2009 joint women's World Player of the Year Naomi van As (Netherlands), top German international Christopher Zeller, Dutch set piece expert Taeke Taekema, Janne Muller-Wieland (Germany) and Emilie Mol (Netherlands).

Proudly wearing his adidas England kit, he said, “The adidas photo shoot is always good fun – some of the best players in the world are there and although all of us play against each other a lot we don’t get to spend much time together at tournaments so it’s always good to catch up. Although we often get a sneak preview of what products are coming next this is the first time we see the final designs which look great for next season.”

Thanks to adidas, we have some great behind the scenes pictures of the shoot.

Germany's Christopher Zeller, England's Barry Middleton and Australia's Jamie Dwyer at adidas' 2010-2011 product launch photo shoot
Germany's Christopher Zeller and England's Barry Middleton watch on as Australia's Jamie Dwyer shows off some stick skills.

Germany's Christopher Zeller and England's Barry Middleton at adidas' 2010-2011 product launch photo shoot

Germany's Christopher Zeller and England's Barry Middleton

adidas is an Official Supplier to the England Hockey and Great Britain Hockey teams.