April 10th, 2014 by Aaron Hope
One of the world’s great sporting events is right around the corner, as the twentieth FIFA World Cup is set to kick off in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in just over two months. The Global Game’s quadrennial international competition has been the impetus for several special edition sneaker releases in 2014, with Nike Sportswear leading the way thanks to various contributions from their vast archives. Here, they delve deeper into the history of the iconic boot using Nike Sportswear’s Air Max 1 silhouette as the grand stage.
After celebrating the very first Swoosh soccer cleats with the newly street-ready Tiempo ’94 Mid, NSW shifts their attention to more modern football boots by way of a model known to do the FB thing from time to time. The Nike Air Max 1 ‘Mercurial Pack’ is a foursome of ’87s coming up with a release on Saturday that echoes a recent Mercurial pack that Nike dropped, which had their most modern of Mercurial boots reviving colorways of old. Let’s have a quick lesson on this set and the Mercurial Vapor boots that inspired them:
The Nike Air Max 1 FB “Mercurial Pack” will release at select Nike Sportswear retailers on April 12th, 2014 for $130 each.