258 days. That’s how long we’ve got to wait until June 14, the day when Russia will kick off the 2018 World Cup at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. The buildup to the world’s greatest sporting event is gaining traction as we’ve now confirmed eight of the 32 finalists, and we’ll know a whole lot more come October.
While the grueling qualifying process has been the focus of everyone’s attention, the sporting outfitters tasked with designing the threads on fleek in Russia have been churning through the design process.
Nike has revealed the 2017-18 Mercurial Superfly CR7 V boots and they’re simply stunning. Set to drop on September 29, the cleats are heavily influenced by Nike’s “Cut to Brilliance” campaign, and they appropriately have a diamond-like theme.
On August 21st, Nike released a new color pack called Rising Fast in their five most popular styles. If you can drink alcohol legally, play blackjack in Vegas, or have a horizontal ID Nike doesn't want you wearing their latest cleats. That is, if you're a professional Nike athlete.