The GS 2 the re-release of the Nike Green Speed hits stores on December 1st 2012, this time six of the new generation of speed players were involved in launching the boot, Theo Walcott, Raheem Sterling, Eden Hazard, Mario Goetze, Christian Eriksen and Stephan El Shaarawy. The 2nd generation has Nike's All Conditions Control (ACC) for enhanced ball control in both wet & dry conditions.
The original Nike Green Speed boots were a limited edition boot released in July 2012 producing only 2012 pairs worldwide. The name 'Green Speed' means the boot is environmentally friendly and super lightweight weighing in at just 160g. This makes the boot the third lightest on the market today and the lightest boot by Nike. The boot laces, lining and tongue is made from 70% recycled materials. The boot has been worn by Brazil's Neymar and Germany's Mario Gotze. Conceived in Italy the Green Speed boot is the fastest, lightest, and greenest boot to be produced by Nike. The boot is 27g lighter than the Mercurial Vapor VIII boot. This is a limited boot so if you have worn these boots consider yourself lucky! This boot delivers sueperior speed and acceleration, comfort and stability.
The TPU soleplate is 15% lighter than the traditional Nike TPU. The boot features a kanga-lite upper which imitates kangaroo leather yet offers durability and flexibility, the tongue and quarter are made from fitting polyester which is manufactured from 95% recycled plastic bottles, a radically re-engineered traction plate spine for explosive speed, Pebax Renu heel counter for added comfort and stability, lightweight sockliner which adds speed and a zero waste toe board. The materials are made from 285 million bottles from landfills.