Nike Creates Calf Leather Tiempo Legend to Circumvent California K-Leather Ban

A while ago, the state of California legislature passed a law that rendered the import of footwear made out of kangaroo leather illegal.

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To circumvent this and allow California Swoosh heads to get their hands on the Tiempo Legend, Nike has launched a brand-new version of the Tiempo Legend 7 Elite, with the kangaroo leather being replaced by its calf equivalent.


This creates a very similar boot that is legal to buy in California. Based on the 'Stealth Ops' colorway, the Nike Tiempo Legend 7 calf leather boots are available to buy at Soccer.com, the USA's largest football retailer, right now.

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