Nike has just unveiled its newest football boot from its Phantom line. Named the Phantom GX, the boot is one of the sportswear giant’s most advanced boots with a focus on precision. Made from 20 percent recycled content by weight, the Phantom GX features fingerprint-inspired Gripknit yarn uppers which have the benefit of having a pliable and grippy sensation without an extra coating (skins) for weatherization — giving players an increased boot-to-ball connection.
The uppers are matched with a new agility plate that consists of 13 studs, five of which are Tri-star studs. The highest stud variation in Nike’s lineup, this gives players the stability for multidirectional bursts during a match. For fit, the Phantom GX brings back the Ghost Lace system that was found in the Phantom Vision 1 and 2, this seamless lacing system maximizes surface area and works in conjunction with the Gripknit uppers.
In other soccer news, Adidas unveils “Al Hilm” Qatar World Cup finals ball.