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Here's Nike Full 2018 World Cup Boot Lineup - Updated Names for Hypervenom, Magista and Mercurial

Following up on our earlier post, we are today able to reveal the full names of all Nike boot models from next year. As we reported earlier, the brand will switch up the names of all takedown models starting with the first complete 2018 collection, which is slated for a release in late January or early February.

Currently, Nike takedown cleats have their own names and generation numbers, which can sometimes be very confusing. This was not aided by the recent addition and removal of several takedown options, in part due to the emergence of the Dynamic Fit collar.

Starting next year, all Nike boots will carry the full name of the top model of the silo, followed by a suffix specifying the type of takedown. Following is an overview about how this will play out across Nike's four silos.

Nike Mercurial Superfly VI


Current nameNew namePrice (approx.)
Mercurial Superfly VMercurial Superfly VI Elite300 EUR
Mercurial Veloce III DFMercurial Superfly VI Pro185 EUR
Mercurial Victory VI DFMercurial Superfly VI Academy90 EUR
*NEW*Mercurial Superfly VI Club65 EUR

Nike Mercurial Vapor XII



Current nameNew namePrice (approx.)
Mercurial Vapor XIMercurial Vapor XII Elite250 EUR
Mercurial Veloce IIIMercurial Vapor XII Pro150 EUR
Mercurial Victory VIMercurial Vapor XII Academy80 EUR
Mercurial Vortex IIIMercurial Vapor XII Club60 EUR

The Nike Mercurial Superfly VI will be launched early next year alongside the Vapor XI, the first of its kind to feature Flyknit. Both models have been tested by the likes of Neymar and Sané already.

Nike Magista Obra II DF



Current nameNew namePrice (approx.)
Magista Obra IIMagista Obra II DF Elite290 EUR
Magista Orden IIMagista Obra II DF Pro170 EUR
Magista Onda II DFMagista Obra II DF Academy90 EUR

Nike Magista Obra II



Current nameNew namePrice (approx.)
Magista Opus IIMagista Obra II Elite220 EUR
*NEW*Magista Obra II Pro120 EUR
Magista Onda IIMagista Obra II Academy65 EUR
Magista Ola IINike Magista Obra II Club50 EUR

After two years, the Nike Magista is set to receive later next year. Even before this, Nike will drop the Opus name for the low-cut Magista and instead name it Magista Obra II, with the high-cut model then called Obra II DF.

Nike Hypervenom Phantom III DF



Current nameNew namePrice (approx.)
Hypervenom Phantom III DFHypervenom Phantom III DF Elite290 EUR
Hypervenom Phatal III DFHypervenom Phantom III DF Pro170 EUR
*NEW*Hypervenom Phantom III DF Academy90 EUR

Nike Hypervenom Phantom III



Current nameNew namePrice (approx.)
Hypervenom Phantom IIIHypervenom Phantom III Elite240 EUR
*NEW*Hypervenom Phantom III Pro120 EUR
Hypervenom Phelon IIIHypervenom Phantom III Academy75 EUR
Hypervenom Phade IIIHypervenom Phantom III Club55 EUR

The Nike Hypervenom Phantom III DF and Phantom III lines will be renamed accordingly.

Nike Tiempo Legend VII



Current nameNew namePrice
Tiempo Legend VIITiempo Legend VII220 EUR
Tiempo Legacy IIITiempo Legend VII Pro130 EUR
Tiempo Ligera IVTiempo Legend VII Academy65 EUR
Tiempo Rio IVTiempo Legend VII Club50 EUR

Not a boot to receive a generation update in the World Cup year, the Nike Tiempo soccer cleat models are renamed nonetheless. The top model will be known as Nike Tiempo Legend VII Elite.

In addition to this, the current FootballX models will be adjusted to match the respective cleated boots. The Proximo, Finale etc. nomenclature is dropped. An example would be Nike Mercurial SuperflyX VI instead of Nike MercurialX Proximo III.

Do you think this is a clever move? Comment below, and check out the Boot Calendar for more.