Nike Reveals Mercurial Vapor IX Cleats | STACK
X

Become a Better Athlete. Sign Up for our FREE Newsletter.

Nike Reveals Mercurial Vapor IX Cleats

January 24, 2013 | Lana Bandoim

Must See Soccer Videos


Nike has revealed its next-generation soccer boot, the Mercurial Vapor IX. The lightweight shoe has been reengineered to support greater straight-ahead speed as well as tighter cutting and better ball control.

The Mercurial Vapor IX features Nike's All Conditions Control (ACC) technology to help players control the ball better. During production, the upper undergoes a special treatment to improve touch in both dry and wet conditions.

The main difference between the Mercurial Vapor IX and other cleats is the upper's Speed Control texture. Nike has redesigned the upper to fit more snugly and feel more like a sock than a shoe.

The Mercurial Vapor IX shoes are available in two bold colorways, Fireberry and Sunset. The Fireberry colorway is purple with a green Nike swoosh; Sunset is orange with a yellow swoosh. Both feature the Nike logo in large print on the sides, a big departure from previous versions. The Mercurial Vapor IX's bright colors will make them difficult to ignore during games.

Nike promises that the Mercurial Vapor IX will be more comfortable, lighter, and more responsive than past models. Designed for explosive speed, a soft touch and unsurpassed comfort, the boots should help players boost their skill level on the soccer field. Check out more pictures below.

Nike Mercurial IX Fireberry

Mercurial IX Fireberry Plate

Nike Mercurial IX Sunset

Photos: Nike

Topics: NIKE | SOCCER | NEWS
More Cool Stuff You'll Like

New iSlide Athletic Sandals Help Athletes Recover

Treat Your Feet Right: When to Replace Your Worn Out Shoes

adidas Releases New Golden Adizero F50 FG Messi Cleat

The Best Basketball Sneakers of 2014

The Best Commercial You Won

Will Johnny Manziel Get His Own Signature Cleat?

Jordan CP3.VII Out This Week in 4 Colorways

SNEAKER ALERT: Jordan Announces Super.Fly 3

Air Jordan Releases the Flight Flex Trainer

Nike Free Hyperfeel Knit Shoe Moves With You

adidas Unveils New Ultra Boost Running Shoe

Quick Review: The Reebok Nano 4.0 Is Great for CrossFit

STACK Approved: Puma BioWeb Elite LTD Training Shoe

New Balance Baseball: Behind the Cleats

Sneak Peek: Puma evoPOWER Soccer Cleats

SNEAKER ALERT: Nike Officially Unveils Hyperdunk 2014

adidas Terrex Fast R Mid GTX Hiking Boot

How to Find the Perfect Running Shoe

A Closer Look at Stephen Curry's Anatomix Spawn Silver PE

The Reebok ZQuick Is a Racing Tire for Your Foot

Form Meets Function With the DZR Marco Bike Polo Shoe

Turkey Bowl Gear Essentials: Nike Free Trainer 5.0 Training Shoe

SNEAKER ALERT: Reebok Retro Runner, the GL6000

adidas Unveils the D Rose 4

adidas Previews the FIFA World Cup Battle Pack Collection

The Best Non-Basketball 'Player Exclusive' Kicks

Check Out Under Armour's Alter Ego Highlight Cleats

Who Wore the Best Tennis Shoes in History?

Post Your Next PR with the Reebok CrossFit Lifter Plus

Reebok CrossFit Nano 3.0: An Ideal All-Around CrossFit Shoe

Puma Fass 500 S Running Shoe Offers a Cushy Minimal Ride

Jordan Brand Reveals Flight Runner, Its First Running Shoe

How to Choose the Best Running Shoe for Yourself

Under Armour Introduces the SpeedForm Apollo Running Shoe

Yes, Snoop Dogg Designed a Custom Football Cleat With adidas

SNEAKER ALERT: adidas Introduces Supernova Sequence Boost

The ASICS GEL-Kayano

SNEAKER ALERT: First Look at Air Jordan's 2014 Playoff Pack