The Mercurial Vapor 8 combines both innovation and style with a seamless fit, touch and traction. A striking new design features a bright mango colorway with a new visual signature on the heel to help the boot stand out on pitch.
The Teijin® Microfiber upper has a suede-like finish, increasing ball control and touch. A sleeker and closer feel to the foot is achieved by making the material around the toe softer and more comfortable for a seamless touch. A thinner and stronger construction reduces the weight of the boot to 185g — just right for a combination of speed, with the optimal levels of support and durability.
Traction is everything when the final goal is explosive speed and the Mercurial Vapor 8 delivers on both fronts. Two twin studs at the back allow for a quick release from the turf and the asymmetric design of the stud configuration delivers an explosive start. Sharper blades cut through the turf, allowing for game-altering changes in direction at speed.
Combining insights from leading players and Nike’s design and innovation technology, the new Mercurial Vapor 8 will make its on pitch debut March 24th and be available at retail March, 29th. The boots will cost $220.