Kylian Mbappe on Tuesday, February 16 almost single-handedly destroyed Barcelona in the Champions League, and looked quite dapper doing it as well. The 22-year old Frenchman on the day rocked the new Nike Mercurial Vapor XIV, which has adopted some sleek new features of the modern football boots.
The boots are fairly light, compared to its predecessors, as it is made of synthetic material which significantly reduces its weight and increases the ball feeling.
These are boots designed for speedsters and Mbappe certainly fits the bill.
Kylian Mbappe on Tuesday, February 16 almost single-handedly destroyed Barcelona in the Champions League, and looked quite dapper doing it as well.
In terms of the studs, not much has changed from the previous version in terms of material but a closer look will reveal they are differently positioned to the vapor xiii
Despite traditionally being meant for Medium-Narrow fits, introduction of new materials means the boots can easily adapt wider soles.
Unlike the previous versions, the Mercurial Vapor XIV has one significant upgrade- the Sole-Plate which is now joined in the central area by what the experts term a “bridge”.
Previously, the boots; sole-plate was divided in the front and rear areas.
Cristiano Ronaldo is also among the few elite athletes who have already tested the new Mercurial Vapor XIV