It would be another three years before Nike returned with a new Superfly. This time it was however a football boot like nothing the world had ever seen before. It was now all about unlocking your explosive speed and no longer a question of lightweight. With a Dynamic Fit Collar, Flyknit upper, brio cables all playing a part in the design, after several years of development in the Nike R&D department. It has since its release been one of the most talked about football boots: The Mercurial Superfly IV.
Now Nike have, following two years running with their fourth generation, presented the Mercurial Superfly V. Nike continue where they left off with the IV, but they have still made some fairly radical adjustments and twists, which in Nike’s own words has created the Superfly with the most holistic approach to speed. The sole is developed in the same curved shape as the anatomical foot, so you feel at one with your boot.
The stud-configuration has also been given some love. Here one particular change is especially noteworthy, because Nike have put emphasis on breaking. The argument for doing this is that player subconsciously holds back on the throttle, when they don’t feel they can stop quickly enough. That’s why Nike have developed the angled studs and placed in tactically chosen spots on the sole.
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