All-New Nike Mercurial 360 Boots Get Extremely Dirty Very Easily - Here Is Why

Update: Many people asked us why their Nike Mercurial 360 boots get dirty so easily in the past few weeks. We therefore decided to update the article with some new images and details.

Nike Mercurial 360 Cleats Feature Flyknit That Blends With Coating in Upper Part

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According to Spanish football experts Futbol Emotion, the reason for the Nike Mercurial 360 soccer cleats to get dirty so easily is that the cleats feature an all-new coating that in the upper part that is directly intertwined with the Nike Flyknit. Nike made this for a better fit - it does not affect the functionality of the boots.

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Original article - June 2018: In February 2018, Nike revealed the all-new next-generation Nike Mercurial Superfly football boots. Now we have come across various images that suggest that the cleats get dirty very easily.

Nike Mercurial Superfly & Vapor 360 Boots Get Dirty Easily Because of Missing Texture

Fully made of Nike Flyknit, the upper of the Nike Mercurial Superfly & Vapor 360 football boots offers ultimate touch and comfort. For increased durability and less water uptake, Nike added a texture to the upper of the Nike Mercurial Superfly & Vapor 360 soccer cleats. However, the texture is only applied to specific parts of the upper, with the result that the cleats get dirty on the top part of the upper.

The texture is only added on the lower part of the upper

The images suggest that it is just a visual 'beauty' problem and that the performance of the cleats is not influenced. It nevertheless reminds interesting to see if Nike will update the upper texture of the Nike Mercurial Superfly & Vapor 360 soccer shoes, similar as they have done with the Nike Hypervenom Phantom III.

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What do you think of this? Should Nike add the texture to the whole upper? Let us know in the comments below.