As the conclusion of Neymar’s world record smashing transfer to Paris Saint-Germain looms near, Nike have introduced their debut elite Mercurial arrangements for the Brazilian. Neymar will wear the Vapor XI, however the collection gets the full storehouse treatment as the Superfly V stack up top.
Whether Nike was aware of his proposed move to PSG when coming up with the cleats? That remains vague. The Neymar ‘Written in the Stars’ outline could be interpreted from various perspectives; the conclusion of an era, the start of another period, an inevitable walk towards being the world’s most costly player. At the end of the day, and as it was destined to be an honor of Neymar’s profession to date, and his accomplishments at Barcelona.
Having just dropped the Mercurial Vapor XI for Neymar to wear in Barca’s pre-season visit, Nike have now launched a Superfly in the same design. Nike have outlined the boot to share the tale of the player reaching his predeterminations and grasping the weight on his shoulders from such a youthful age. Tributes to his nation and family are visible all over the cleats.
The blues and yellows of Brazil are enhanced to dynamic “Blue Orbit” and “Volt” and have a Southern Cross star grouping graphic to additionally credit Neymar’s Brazilian childhood. Neymar’s first goal for the national team in 2010 is recalled on the design, as well as the previous summer’s triumph in the Olympics — acknowledged by reference to Maracana Stadium.
Brazil’s five stars to speak to their World Cup victories also show up on the cleats. The upper is mapped out with stories like an incomplete collection of memoirs as Neymar shows milestone dates, including 11.03.96 (the date of birth of his sister, Rafaella) and 24.08.11 (the birthdate of his child, David Lucca).
Neymar’s very own birthdate (02.05.92) is tossed in for good measure as well, alongside his best speed of 34.7 KM/H. The spotted topographical figures on the cleat mimic maps of Barcelona and Brazil.
A few of Neymar’s goals are additionally recognized on the cleats, beginning with his first goal for Barca on September 24, 2010. The boot likewise denotes his first goal against Real Madrid on October 26, 2013 and his goal in the 2015 Champions League Final. On closer look you can see the “groups of stars” on the cleats delineate the way the ball took in the development to every one of the objectives referenced.