Claudio Pereira

Nike HyperVenom Phantom III

Claudio Pereira
Nike HyperVenom Phantom III

Hypervenom has changed. Hypervenom has advanced. Nike launch the third generation boot with every aspect created for the finisher. Led by a new line-up of players, including latest convert Marcus Rashford, the Hypervenom 3 has undergone a radical makeover for a fresh Flyknit feel. Goals, goals, goals.

Nike have well and truly got their 2017 underway in colossal style. The Nike Hypervenom 3 football boot is designed to do two things above all else: cut and strike. With these critical components of goal scoring in mind, the Hypervenom is twisted into a new look with a number of key technology advancements, including the introduction of a new, and far more flexible plate.

The changes ring right across the board, none more so than on the vibrant upper. The strike zone of the boot features multi-layered Poron foam pods integrated into a Flyknit upper. The pods are rate dependent, creating a dampening soft touch at low velocity contact, but activating rigidity when striking the ball with high velocity to create a firm launching pad for a true strike. Clever, right?

Flywire cables enable the player to fine-tune the fit at each loop for a more precise lock-in to support lateral cuts. Further lateral stability comes from Hypervenom 3’s new Dynamic Fit Collar. Ah, and the lo-cut Phinish silo is Nike's first lo-cut Flyknit boot. So, yeah, this is a biggie.

That daring "Poison Green/Hyper Orange" colourway ensures that the Hypervenom 3 will be unmissable on pitch when the likes of Cavani, Kane, Higuain, Lewandowski and Rashford switch into the update in the upcoming fixtures