Update: Elite vs Pro vs Academy vs Club: We Compare the Complete Nike Phantom Vision Lineup

Update: We have added the best indoor version of the Nike Phantom Vision football boot, called the Nike React Phantom Vision Pro IN / TF. The Nike React Phantom Vision Pro soccer shoe has a durable, textured upper for precise ball control and Nike React foam for a soft and springy underfoot. Thee won't be an indoor version of the high-end Nike Phantom Vision Elite (there are also indoor versions of the Nike Phantom VSN Academy & Club).



Debuted last week, let's take a look at the different tiers of Nike Phantom Vision football boots that are available to buy right now. From the 'Elite', which retails at USD 275 to 'Pro', 'Academy' and 'Club', the lowest tier, retailing at a mere USD 60.



Nike Phantom Vision Elite



  • Dynamic Fit collar links foot and lower leg
  • Flyknit upper
  • Synthetic outer layer with ACC (All Conditions Control)
  • Ghost Lace system for concealed lockdown
  • Internal bootie confirms to foot
  • Interior heel counter
  • Contoured sockliner provides low-profile cushioning
  • Price: USD 275 (EUR 270, GBP 230)

Nike Phantom Vision Pro



  • Dynamic Fit collar wraps your ankle for a sock-like fit
  • Textured synthetic material for durability and precise ball control
  • Ghost lacing system covers the laces for a bigger strike zone
  • Inner bootie hugs your foot for comfort and a supportive feel
  • Lightweight sockliner provides low-profile cushioning
  • Firm-ground (FG) studs for use on short-grass pitches that may be slightly wet but rarely muddy
  • Price: USD 150 (EUR 150, GBP 130)

Nike React Phantom Vision Pro IN / TF



  • Nike React foam provides soft, springy cushioning
  • Ghost lacing system covers the laces for a bigger strike zone
  • Textured synthetic leather and synthetic material for durability and precise ball control
  • Inner bootie made from stretchy fabric for comfort and a supportive feel
  • Dynamic Fit collar wraps your ankle for a sock-like fit
  • Indoor (IN) / Turf (TF) outsole with rubber studs for traction on synthetic surfaces
  • Non-marking outsole

  • Price: USD 120 (EUR 120, GBP 105)


Nike Phantom Vision Academy

  • Dynamic Fit collar wraps the ankle for a sock-like fit
  • Textured synthetic material offers exceptional touch and ball control
  • Ghost lacing system tightens the fit under an overlay for better ball connection
  • Fabric sleeve hugs your foot for a snug fit.
  • Foam midsole provides lightweight cushioning
  • Multi-ground (MG) studs for use on short-grass or artificial surfaces
  • not pictured: Indoor (IN) / Turf (TF) outsoles
  • Price: USD 80 (EUR 90, GBP 80)

Nike Phantom Vision Club

  • Dynamic Fit collar for secure comfort
  • Synthetic and textile upper for durable play
  • Plush sockliner for low profile cushioning
  • Firm-ground (FG) cleats for use on short-grass
  • not pictured: Indoor (IN) / Turf (TF) outsoles
  • Price: USD 60 (EUR 65)

Which of the four tiers of Nike Phantom VSN boots offers the best value for its money in your opinion?
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