Soccer Cleats Nike Mercurial Vapor

The Nike Mercurial Vapor, not to be confused with the Nike Mercurial Superfly, is one of the most popular versions of the Nike soccer boot. It is now considered the benchmark soccer shoe for strikers.

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As you probably know, this range has been designed to match Brazilian striker Ronaldo's style of play. The main idea behind this pair of soccer cleats? Speed! This Nike soccer boot was first port used at the 1998 World Cup at France.Because this range of soccer boots was designed to accentuate the speed of soccer players, the American equipment manufacturer Nike, has always made sure to produce Mercurial Vaport very light.Most recently, in September 2017, the Mercurial Vapor incorporated Flyknit technology for the first time. What's more, Frenchman Kylian Mbappé was chosen as the ambassador for this range of soccer boots, as was Cristiano Ronaldo. A new version of the Nike Mercurial Vapor was launched in 2018, the 360. This pair of Nike cleats aims to push "fit", understanding foot support, to its maximum. So this is the first time Flyknit technology has been used 360° on a pair of soccer boots.

Which players wear Nike Mercurial Vapor ?

Many football stars regularly wear Nike Mercurial Vapor. They include Leroy Sané, Eden Hazard, Coutinho, Zlatan, Erling Haaland and Bruno Fernandes. So, if you'd like to buy the same studs as Haaland or Zlatan, don't hesitate.

What are the different Nike Mercurial Vapor ranges?

Nike now offers 4 different ranges of Nike Mercural Vapor. The most expensive version, Mercurial Vapor Elite, is the top-of-the-range version. The version just below it is Mercurial Vapor Pro, and then there's Mercurial Vapor Academy. The entry-level version is the Mercurial Vapor Club. All Nike Mercurial soccer boots are available from Foot-Store.

The Nike Mercurial Vapor 14

Nike once again offers a speed-oriented Nike Mercurial Vapor shoe. More specifically, the Nike experts have focused their improvements on 4 key areas: traction, touch, fit and style. The new Nike Mercurial Vapor takes its inspiration from the wings of a dragonfly.

FlyKnit technology

Nike Mercurial soccer boots are famous for their FlyKnit technology, a strong yet lightweight yarn compound that provides optimum foot support where it's needed, and flexibility and breathability atautres. The Nike Flyknit fabric follows the shape of the foot, offering optimum comfort and freedom of movement for maximum comfort rapide on the field. Comfort, lightness and breathability are the watchwords of this technology .

Vaporposite technology

Nike Mercurial Vapor are equipped with Vaporposite technology, which replaces FlykNit 360° technology. In fact, the Vaporposite upper is made up of four layers of fabric for a unique, optimal ball feel in all circumstances. Ball control, striking and passing are child's play with Nike Mercurial Vapor .

Nike Grip technology

NikeGrip technology ensures incredible foot support. No more blisters caused by the foot rubbing against the shoe when changing direction. Reduced friction means the foot's energy is better distributed during movement for explosive starts.

What's the difference between Mercurial Vapor and Superfly?

The difference is point from a design and technical point of view. The Nike Mercurial Superfly is the high version and the Nike Mercurial Vapor is the low version. The Mercurial Superfly features a small sock with Dynamic Fit Collar technology for optimum ankle and foot support.