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Football Boot Guide

Find the Right Boots for You

From the surface you play on, to the way you play, explore this guide and find the perfect boots for your game.

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Choose Your Surface

Different surfaces can affect traction and control, so it's important to find the right sole plate for the type of pitch, or court, you play on. That's why we've created different sole plates designed to react to the specific demands of different types of pitches, helping you to always play at your best.

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Firm Ground

The sole plate of choice for those playing on professional pitches, firm-ground sole plates are perfect for grounds with natural grass, kept short and dry or slightly damp, but not muddy. They're also suitable for most artificial turfs.

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Soft Ground

Worn by most players in wetter climates, soft-ground sole plates have some detachable metal studs and are perfect for damp, muddy pitches with long or short grass. Soft-ground sole plates are not suitable for firm pitches and artificial turf.

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Artificial Grass

Purpose built for peak performance on artificial grass, these plates are perfect for playing on 3G and 4G fields, the latest generations of artificial turf. Artificial sole plates should not be used on natural grass pitches.

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Multi-Ground

Multi-ground sole plates are the perfect all-rounder, ideal for those who like to play on different types of surfaces.

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Indoor/Small-Sided

With their rubber outsole, our indoor sole plates offer you the traction you need for indoor court and outdoor street or concrete play.

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Turf

Take your turf game to the next level with our specialised turf sole plates. These are designed for use on older artificial pitches, which tend to be shorter and firmer than modern 3G and 4G fields, and those found at small-sided indoor facilities.

Match Your Playing Style

Whether it's on a full-sized pitch or small-sided, every player has their style. That's where our Mercurial, Phantom and Tiempo silos come in, engineered to help footballers hone in on certain aspects of their performance. So, how do you play?

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SPEED

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SKILL

Pace, acceleration and power. Unleash your speed with Mercurial, the boots of choice for players who thrive in the spotlight.

Worn by: Cristiano Ronaldo, Tobin Heath, Megan Rapinoe, Eden Hazard

From the streets to the pitch, Phantoms were made for the players who are anything but predictable, relying on creativity, instinct and foot skills.

Worn by: Kevin De Bruyne, Alex Morgan, Ada Hegerberg, Lautaro Martínez

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SPEED

Pace, acceleration and power. Unleash your speed with Mercurial, the boots of choice for players who thrive in the spotlight.

Worn by: Cristiano Ronaldo, Tobin Heath, Megan Rapinoe, Eden Hazard

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SKILL

From the streets to the pitch, Phantoms were made for the players who are anything but predictable, relying on creativity, instinct and foot skills.

Worn by: Kevin De Bruyne, Alex Morgan, Ada Hegerberg, Lautaro Martínez

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TOUCH

For a touch you can depend on, look no further than Tiempo. Its classic leather build makes it perfect for players who command the match with class.

Worn by: Virgil van Dijk, Julie Ertz, Sergio Ramos, Lucy Bronze

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SMALL-SIDED

Created with grippy outsoles for multi-directional traction, our small-sided range will help you to conquer the court and dominate the streets.

Worn by: Ricardinho, Ferrão

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TOUCH

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SMALL-SIDED

For a touch you can depend on, look no further than Tiempo. Its classic leather build makes it perfect for players who command the match with class.

Worn by: Virgil van Dijk, Julie Ertz, Sergio Ramos, Lucy Bronze

Created with grippy outsoles for multi-directional traction, our small-sided range will help you to conquer the court and dominate the streets.

Worn by: Ricardinho, Ferrão

Play Your Way

Play with personality. Whether it's creative customisations, timeless black or classic leather; find the right boots to suit your style.

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Leather

With its ability to adapt to your foot, leather offers a custom fit for any size—from wide feet to narrow feet. And its legendary touch offers unparalleled control, whatever the conditions.

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Cuff Preference

Do you prefer the streamlined, locked-in fit of a high top or the familiar feel of a low top? Whatever your preference, find comfort like no other.

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Triple Black

Understated. Undeniable. There's nothing quite like timeless Triple Black.

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Nike By You

Don't just play with creativity. Wear it. Design your dream boots with Nike By You.

Leather

With its ability to adapt to your foot, leather offers a custom fit for any size—from wide feet to narrow feet. And its legendary touch offers unparalleled control, whatever the conditions.

Cuff Preference

Do you prefer the streamlined, locked-in fit of a high top or the familiar feel of a low top? Whatever your preference, find comfort like no other.

Triple Black

Understated. Undeniable. There's nothing quite like timeless Triple Black.

Nike By You

Don't just play with creativity. Wear it. Design your dream boots with Nike By You.

Choose Your Level

From those on the pitch every day without fail, to those just getting started, it's important that your boots are able to help you perform. Find the right boots for you; whether it's where you are now, or where you dream of being.

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Elite

For the perfectionists

The boots for those who demand the best. Used by the world's biggest stars, our Elite range offers unmatched quality; perfect for the players who leave nothing to chance.

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Pro

For the devoted

For those serious about their game, our Pro range brings some of Nike's greatest innovations to the pitch. Ideal for those seeking outstanding performance and great value.

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Academy

For the rising stars

The perfect boot for those who play for the love of the game. Our Academy range offers great value for those looking to step up their game.

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Club

For the new recruits

Entry-level boots perfect for those who play for the love of the game and players just starting out. Our Club range offers great value without compromising on quality.

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Elite

For the perfectionists

The boots for those who demand the best. Used by the world's biggest stars, our Elite range offers unmatched quality; perfect for the players who leave nothing to chance.

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Pro

For the devoted

For those serious about their game, our Pro range brings some of Nike's greatest innovations to the pitch. Ideal for those seeking outstanding performance and great value.

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Academy

For the rising stars

The perfect boot for those who play for the love of the game. Our Academy range offers great value for those looking to step up their game.

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Club

For the new recruits

Entry-level boots perfect for those who play for the love of the game and players just starting out. Our Club range offers great value without compromising on quality.

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"I felt a difference in the new Phantom boot as soon as I put it on. The fit and feel is incredible and unlike any boot I have worn before".

Kai Havertz