Nike Air Zoom Mercurial Vapor XV Academy NU MG - Guava Ice/Black/Total Orange
That’s right, Zoom Air. Positioned in the heel, it provides responsive cushioning to propel you into action, working with tri-star cleats to enable the dynamic moves that make the difference in the final third. It’s not just the soleplate that’s faster than ever. Every aspect of the upper has been optimized for speed. A breathable knit closure and a cut-out Speed Cage lining combine to provide lightweight, flexible support, and the outer layer features texturing that’s engineered to give a natural, tactile feel on the ball when dribbling at pace. For a comfortable fit, the refined central lacing system accommodates a wider range of foot shapes and allows easy entry to get you game-ready in no time. Now that’s fast.
Starting with “The Nike” back in 1970, the Swoosh’s designs have always led the way when it comes to combining style and performance.
Their modern range includes the ever-popular Mercurial for speed, as worn by the legend that is Cristiano Ronaldo, along with the touch-focused Phantom GT. Or, if you prefer a classic cleat, the more traditional Tiempo and Premier are your go-to options.
Nike offer cleats for all types of surface and levels of play, including their exclusive Anti-Clog editions with soleplates designed specifically for wet, muddy pitches.
Cleat Class - Team
• Vibrant “Nike United” design celebrates the rise of the women’s game and its power to unite
• Mercurial range endorsed by Kylian Mbappe, Cristiano Ronaldo, Ada Hegerberg, and Sam Kerr
• Zoom Air unit at heel for responsive cushioning
• Lightweight soleplate for speed-focused stability
• Combination of tri-star, round, and bladed traction for speed in every direction
• Knit closure for breathability and comfort
• Thin yet strong Speed Cage lining for adaptive support
• NIKESKIN upper with grippy texturing for improved touch and ball feel
• Cushioned insole
• Multi-Ground soccer cleats for natural and artificial grass surfaces
Ground Type Guide
Selecting the correct sole plate for the surface you are playing on is crucial, not only for the performance and longevity of your cleats, but also to avoid the risk of injury.
Using an outsole that isn't designed specifically for the surface on which you are playing may cause premature wear and/or damage that will not be deemed as a fault of manufacture and will prevent the retailer accepting them for a refund or exchange.
Cleats with Firm Ground soleplates are only to be used on natural short-grass surfaces that is firm underfoot but may be slightly wet.
Designed specifically for this playing surface, they offer acceleration, comfort and enhanced traction, dispersing stud pressure evenly across the foot.
FG soleplates are fixed (not removable) and are used worldwide; wetter countries tend to use them spring to autumn.
FG cleats are not to be used on artificial ground (AG) surfaces as the construction is not designed for the extra friction.
FG cleats used on AG surfaces will invalidate the manufacturer’s warranty.