Old Trafford is set to stage the second leg of the Champions League match between Manchester United and Inter Milan on Wednesday 11th March and Nike will use the high profile encounter to unveil a host of new boots and colourways.'
Total 90 Laser II
Wayne Rooney will be the first to debut the distinctive new Yellow/Black/Midnight Fog colourway of the Nike Total 90 Laser II football boot featuring engineered perforation in the upper for extra breathability. The new colourway will then be worn by leading Nike sponsored players around Europe in their domestic leagues on the weekend of 14th/15th March.
Nike Total 90 Laser II Ltd
Patrice Evra may be the first to sport the new k-leather Total 90 Laser II in a White/Red/Black colourway. Expect to see other players from both Manchester United’s and Inter Milan’s midfield and back four attempting to dominate the game wearing the Laser II.
Integrated offset lacing system provides increased boot to ball contact surface, minimising uneven ball strike and allowing greater ball control, accuracy and swerve.
Revolutionary V-Twin lacing system maximizes strike zone and optimizes fit allowing the true fit of a traditional football boot, without compromising the contact zone for ball strike.
Improved Shotshield technology on front of foot provides cleaner ball contact and superior control to allow the athletes to place the ball more accurately. The technology continues to utilise the precision ring technology used in its predecessor, providing increased accuracy through refined placement and design.
Teijin synthetic leather and engineered mesh work together to help protect the foot and maintain a constant temperature environment throughout a full 90 minutes.
Water resistant eVENT membrane enhances breathability and keeps the foot dry.
Offer Date: 1.4.09
Nike Air Legend II'
Carlos Tevez and Darren Fletcher of Manchester United are set to wear the last colourway of the Nike Air Legend II featuring a distinctive bright yellow swoosh contrasting the traditional black of the k-leather upper. The new Air legend II in Black/Volt/Silver will be worn by many iconic Nike iconic players throughout Europe known for their “Touch” and classy play.
The design aims for the new Nike Tiempo II were to re-engineer the upper and heel counter, decreasing the tongue size, to reduce the overall weight of the football boot, whilst ensuring a comfortable fit and improved performance.
The new Tiempo Air Legend II has an all over soft kangaroo leather upper for superior comfort and ball feel with the updated pattern design from the previous model giving a pro fit. The fold over tongue is designed to give a smoother ball-striking surface.
The high performance midsole features a moulded sockliner with a re-engineered Zoom Air heel unit providing responsive cushioning and reinforced protection in the tackle.
Mercurial Vapor Superfly
Cristiano Ronaldo and Zlatan Ibrahimovic are both set to debut the eagerly anticipated Nike Mercurial Vapor Superfly. Both are touted as “speed” players for their respective clubs and with boot that weigh a mere 185 grams the opposing defences must be at their best or they could be beaten in the blink of an eye.
Cristiano Ronaldo in particular has a love affair with the Mercurial range wearing them since he was 16 years old. When 76 000 fans pack Old Trafford on 11th March, one thing’s for certain: with debut goals in both his Mercurial Vapor IV and boots, the world will be watching the clock to see how long it takes the current World Footballer of the Year to find the back of the net with his latest weapon.
Engineered Flywire Thread is positioned to meet the needs of the fastest players, providing optimal support precisely where the foot needs it.
Composite Upper combines five ultra thin layers that encase the Flywire threads to create a finely tuned shell that functions in harmony with the foot.
Teijin Synthetic Skin exterior surface, only 300 microns thick, to ensure the best possible fit and feel.
Flywire, Composite Upper and Teijin Skin combine to create Nike’s thinnest football upper to date and provide a uncompromising foot to boot, boot to ball fit.
Lightweight Traction Sole Plates incorporate a higher density inner structure providing the necessary integrity yet allowing the extraction of unnecessary weight from the centre of the studs. These super-light, super-strong direct injected dual-density moulded studs deliver optimal traction.
On Sale: 01.04.09 order now
By Matt Dawson