Football innovations

THIS IS THE YEAR NIKE REINVENTED THE GEAR YOU SEE ON THE PITCH.
FOOTBALL WILL NEVER BE THE SAME

MERCURIAL
THIS WILL BE THE BOOT OF CHOICE FOR THE WORLD’S FASTEST PLAYERS: STARTING WITH RONALDO. IT ACTS LIKE A SLINGSHOT, PROPELLING THE PLAYER FORWARD
THE BOOT’S PLATE PROVIDES AMAZING TRACTION, ON DEMAND: THE SPLIT-TOE DESIGN GIVES PLAYERS GREATER PROPULSION DURING THE CRITICAL FINAL 10% OF THEIR STRIDE
THE FLYKNIT UPPER HAS BRIO CABLES TO PROVIDE MORE SUPPORT TO THE FOOT, LOCKING IT IN PLACE. IT FEELS AS INCREDIBLE AS IT LOOKS: AFTER A WHILE IT BECOMES PART OF YOUR BODY

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MAGISTA
THE FLYKNIT UPPER IS DESIGNED TO GIVE YOU THE BEST TOUCH EVER. BUT FLYKNIT ISN’T AN OVERNIGHT SENSATION: IT WAS 4 YEARS IN THE MAKING, INVOLVING OVER 180 PROTOTYPES
THE BOOT IS DESIGNED FOR CREATIVE PLAYERS WHO TWIST AND TURN THEIR WAY OUT OF TROUBLE: THE NYLON PLATE AND STUD CONFIGURATION ENABLE 360 ROTATIONAL TRACTION
INIESTA AND GOTZE ARE RAVING ABOUT HOW IT IMPROVES THEIR TOUCH. NO WONDER: IT FITS LIKE A SOCK. WE GUARANTEE YOU’VE NEVER TRIED ANYTHING LIKE THIS BEFORE

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NATIONAL TEAM KITS
DESIGNERS USED 3D SCANS OF THE ENTIRE BRAZIL NATIONAL TEAM TO COLLECT DATA ON THE BODY SHAPES OF TODAY’S PLAYERS AND TO IDENTIFY THE BEST FIT FOR THE MODERN STAR
VENTILATION PANELS ARE PLACED WHERE MOST HEAT IS GENERATED – THE RESULT OF MANY HOURS SPENT ANALYSING SWEATING ATHLETES IN THE NIKE SPORT RESEARCH LAB

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EQUIPMENT
QUICK RECOVERY IS ESSENTIAL TO ANY PLAYER OR TEAM’S SUCCESS. THESE TIGHTS help REDUCE MUSCLE SWELLING AFTER GAMES BY APPLYING PRESSURE WHERE YOU NEED IT MOST

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THEY’RE LIGHT, THEY’RE BREATHABLE, THEY LOOK INSANE, THEY’VE EVEN GOT THEIR OWN SHOCK SYSTEM. THE MERCURIAL FLYLITE IS ALREADY OUR FAVOURITE SHINPAD

COMING JULY 2014
NIKE HAVE REDESIGNED THEIR ENTIRE BASE LAYER SYSTEM TO FOCUS ON COOLING, HELPING PLAYERS TO COPE WITH PLAYING IN SUCH INTENSE HEAT AND HUMIDITY

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