Switches Back to Old Boots After 20 Minutes - Neymar's Problems With the Next-Gen Nike Mercurial 360 Boots

If you watched yesterday's Champions League clash between Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain, you surely noticed that Neymar switched boots during the match. Let us find out what were Neymar's problems with the next-generation Nike Mercurial soccer cleats.

Neymar's Problems With The Sole Plate of The Nike Mercurial Vapor 2018 360 Boots

Neymar's big problem with the next-generation Nike Mercurial Vapor 360 football boots was the sole plate as he slipped several times during the first minutes of the match. So, after around 20 minutes, Neymar decided to revert to the last-gen Nike Mercurial Puro Fenomeno cleats that Nike released some weeks ago. After that, he it seemed that he had no more problems with mud under his sole plate.

However, it was by no means the first time that Neymar had problems with a new boot and reverted to an old one during a match. The Brazilian superstar has changed boots during a match more often than any other player probably.

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All other players wearing the next-generation Nike Mercurial 2018 boots seemed to have no major problems with them.

Do you think there is a general problem with the sole plate of the next-generation Nike Mercurial 2018 boots or do you think it is rather an individual problem of Neymar? Let us know in the comments below.
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