Nike's Mercurial Vapor IX combines performance innovation and a heritage of lightweight boots for fast players who rely on tight cuts and turns combined with bursts of explosive speed to beat the opposition.
The Mercurial Vapor IX was given a completely new upper for a level of support and touch for players to deliver a deadly combination of speed and skill when they need it the most. Nike's Speed Control texture on the upper gives its wearer the confidence to perform at speed with enhanced friction that combines a snug and responsive fit.
The boot upper also locks down the foot and prevents unnecessary movement whilst a minimal and soft heel area maximizes the comfort of the boot. Nike's innovative All Conditions Control (ACC) technology also aids performance as it is used on all Nike boots for a consistent touch in wet or dry weather.
For explosive speed, the importance of traction is highlighted in the twin studs at the back to allow for a quick release from the turf and the asymmetric design of the stud configuration delivers an explosive start.
A unique, lightweight plate that incorporates two different pieces of glass fiber increases flexibility and response in the Mercurial Vapor IX, and small dimples alleviate stud pressure at the mid-foot, providing energy return in the heat of the game.
Nike's Mercurial Vapor IX is available in fire berry and sunset colorways at Nike.com and worldwide retailers at RM780.