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Nike Design New Mercurial Superfly Football Boots For FIFA 17 Release

Nike Design New Mercurial Superfly Football Boots For FIFA 17 Release

Nike have unveiled a striking pair of Mercurial Superfly football boots which will be included in the upcoming FIFA 17.

They highlight the evolution of EA Sports' graphics from the first release of the popular franchise way back in 1993. From the modest 16-bit to the unrivaled graphics in the newest installment.

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The boots comprise of a pixelated look on the medial side with the lateral side a slick design mirroring the development of the graphics over the years. Check out the images below:

The Mercurial x EA SPORTS bootsThe Mercurial x EA SPORTS boots

The Mercurial x EA SPORTS bootsThe Mercurial x EA SPORTS boots

Senior Design Director for Nike Football, Nathan Van Hook detailed the collaboration while wanting to create something memorable;

"This collaboration came together rather organically. Our design team spends a lot of our free time playing football - both on the pitch and via video game - we're pretty obsessed with both. We wanted to create something memorable that brings together the physical and virtual worlds."

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The Mercurial x EA SPORTS bootsThe Mercurial x EA SPORTS boots

The virtual boots will be available in the EA Sports Football Club Catalogue on September 22nd, and you can get your hands on them from the Nike Football App and Nike.com from September 26th.

Meanwhile, not long till the eagerly-anticipated release of FIFA 17. September 29th can't come soon enough.

Topics: FIFA 17, Football boots

Nasir Jabbar

Nasir Jabbar is a journalist at SPORTbible. He graduated from Bath Spa University with a BA in Media Communications. He's a combat sport aficionado, and has contributed to MMA websites AddictedMMA and CagePotato. Nasir has covered some of the biggest fights, while interviewing the likes of Conor McGregor, Michael Bisping and Anthony Joshua. He's also an avid Bristol City fan.

 

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