Football Published: September 5, 2017 Updated: February 19, 2019  |  WORDS: John Yong

Chelsea’s Eden Hazard Debuts the New Nike Mercurial Ultra Flyknit Vapor

Eden Hazard will be wearing the new Nike Mercurial Ultra Flyknit Vapor when he returns from injury.

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Nike taps Chelsea’s Eden Hazard for the unveiling of the new Mercurial Ultra Flyknit Vapor. The football boot comes in two colorways: triple-black and black/metallic gold.

These boots come in a limited run. Only 2,500 pairs of the triple-black and 1,500 pairs of the black and metallic gold will be released.

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Hazard, who has worn the Mercurial football boot throughout his career, will be wearing the new black and metallic gold colorway when he makes his anticipated return from an ankle injury.

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“I’ve played with Mercurials for 15 years, and they have always been good. There hasn’t been a colorway I didn’t like,” says Hazard to Nike News.

Hazard’s first football boot was a gift from his mother – a version of the original Mercurial, which was worn by the legends he worshipped.

“From that day, I started playing with them on the pitches in my neighborhood and in my club, Braine-le-Comte,” he recalls. “Before that, I didn’t have football boots. And since then, more or less, I have been wearing Mercurial.”

Check out the new Nike Mercurial Ultra Flyknit Vapor in the photos above, or visit Nike.com for the full interview with Eden Hazard.

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