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Nacho Piatti is MLS’ Most Interesting Boot Wearer!

Regular readers might know while I do like modern technology in the boot game, I have a certain loyalty to players who like to keep things simple. It’s why two of my favorite MLS players are pictured above, Columbus Crew’s Federico Higuain and Montreal Impact’s Ignacio ‘Nacho’ Piatti. Not just …

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Ronaldo’s Incredible Season Honored With Stunning Limited Edition Mercurial

White Vapor Detail

In honor of a quite remarkable personal season for Cristiano Ronaldo, Nike celebrates one of the world’s greatest footballers with a new, limited edition Mercurial. The Mercurial Vapor IX CR7 Special Edition commemorates Cristiano Ronaldo’s incredible season, in which he averaged more than one goal a game; became the quickest player in his club’s history …

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Countdown to Rio – Nike Mercurial Tropical Pack

Nike Mercurial Vapor Tropical Print

We are closing in fast on first kick-off in Rio, and Nike is back with a fresh new collection that is inspired by the host nation. This is the new Mercurial Tropical pack; three bold new graphics colorways that draw inspiration from the jungles of Brasil and offer an energetic option …

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Nike Mercurial “Fast Forward” – The Complete Collection

Over the past few weeks, Nike has gradually introduced us to a unique new series of boots they labelled the “Fast Forward” collection, as they step up their preparation for this summers World Cup in Brazil. The series takes some of the more iconic Nike Mercurial releases of the past …

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Nike Introduce Vapor IX “Fast Forward 2010”

Fast Forward 2010 Mercurial Vapor

In the summer of 2010, Cristiano Ronaldo stepped onto the pitch in South Africa in the Mercurial Superfly II, a boot featuring groundbreaking innovation for the time. The boot’s unique color combination, designed for increased visibility, became an instant classic. The high-contrast colors of Metallic Mach Purple and Total Orange were …

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Nike Release Their Summer 2014 Boot Collection

Summer 2014 Nike

As most have already spotted, there is an entirely new set of Nike boot colorways currently being worn by pro players across the globe. We have already hit on the very awesome Mercurial Vapor IX Fast Forward 06, which has received plenty of plaudits from fans on what could be …

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Nike Mercurial Vapor IX “Fast Forward ’06″ Edition

Nike Vapor IX 06 Heel

Earlier today, Nike announced their new summer soccer footwear collection that is highlighted by this awesome new Mercurial Vapor IX “Fast Forward ’06” release. Not only does it have a nostalgic feel, but it also has an appearance that fits perfectly with the Brazilian kit! In 2006, Brasil forward Ronaldo returned …

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Nike Mercurial Vapor IX “Fast Forward ’02” Edition

Nike Vapor IX Heel

As part of their build up to this summer’s World Cup in Brazil, Nike has released the first of several incredible remake models in the popular Mercurial Vapor IX series. In 2002, Brasil forward Ronaldo returned to center stage debuting groundbreaking boot technology. With a new, sleeker silhouette that looked …

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When the Nike Vapor IX Met Reflective Technology

Nike Vapor Flash Pack Reflection

A few months back, Nike introduced us to a fresh collection of clean white colored boots that featured reflective technology. The seasonal “Flash Pack” has received plenty of positive feedback since release, with the very unique silver reflective leopard print design on the heel allowing them to fully stand out. The …

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Cristiano Ronaldo Wins the Ballon d’Or

CR Ballon d'Or

Ah, how bittersweet this award will taste for Cristiano Ronaldo, and he showed true emotion when accepting the award. The Real Madrid striker is absolutely deserving of the 2013 Ballon d’Or title, one which he thought he should have taken the previous year having lead his club to a La …

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Nike Mercurial Vapor IX Goes “Fast Forward ’98”

Nike Vapor IX 98M

Check out this vibrant new edition of the Nike Vapor IX that has been released as part of the Spring 2014 collection and a special “Fast Forward” series. Officially listed as a Neo Lime/Metallic Silver/Polarized Blue, this release is about as distinct as I’ve seen in a while, the combo of …

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The Nike Vapor IX Dilemma – Ronaldo or Ibrahimovic

Ronaldo vs Ibra

When news of the big Sweden vs Portugal World Cup playoff match-up was announced, I’m sure the folks at Nike had some pretty mixed emotions. On one hand, they got the hottest match-up prior to the World Cup with 2 of the worlds biggest stars on show, but on the …

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WARNING – This Is What Happens When You Irritate Cristiano Ronaldo!

CR7 in Supernova

By now you have probably heard or seen the response Sepp Blatter gave when asked who he thought was a better player; Messi or Ronaldo. His choice was clearly Lionel Messi and the President of World soccer hit a nerve with the “2nd best player in the world”. He also …

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Nike Mercurial IX CR7 – Supernova Edition

CR7 Galaxy Product Shot

Nike are back with another signature and personalized release for Cristiano Ronaldo, with this one taking on an appearance to match his “out of this Galaxy” performances. Well, at least that is where the concept of the design was originated, according to Denis Dekovic, Nike Footwear Design Director: We were watching a …

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