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Memphis Depay & James McClean Wear Unique Nike Mercurial Boots - Here is Why

Ahead of the international matches this week, Dutch international Memphis Depay and Irish international James McClean have been spotted wearing bespoke Nike Mercurial Superfly 8 boots.

Memphis Depay Wears Custom Nike Mercurial Boots Without Swoosh

An extraordinary look, Memphis Depay's custom Nike Mercurial Superfly 8 boots combine a clean upper with pinkish and blue design elements. The sole plate boasts a golden metallic effect.

Instead of the Swoosh, Depay's boots come with his trademark Ivory on the instep.

Even though it is not certain, we are pretty sure that the main reason for Depay wearing these custom boots is that he doesn't want to give free advertisement to Nike - his deal with Under Armour is certainly over. Another reason is surely that he loves custom boots and that he was supplied with custom footwear by Under Armour for several years.

James McClean Wears Ireland Mercurial Superfly 8 Boots

Irish international James McClean laced up in custom Nike Mercurial Superfly 8 soccer cleats inspired by the flag of Ireland. On the instep is his signature JMCC11, while the outstep comes with a white outlined Swoosh.

The reason for McClean to wear this custom boots is not that he does not want to show the Swoosh but just because he is an aficionado of soccer cleats - he is wearing limited-edition as well as custom Nike boots regularly.

Tech-wise, the cleats of both players are identical to standard Mercurial Superfly 8 colorways. Both have been created using Nike's customization service Nike By You.

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