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Frenkie De Jong's Football Boots

Currently Frenkie De Jong has Nike’s Mercurial Vapor 13 as his football boots, wearing each of the brands latest releases and as part of Nike’s pool of young superstars features in special pairs, like the Nuovo White collection. The midfielder is surely benefitting from his boots’ Flyknit upper that has a combination of soft P16 yarns and Nike’s own ‘high tenacity yarns, providing him both the comfort and snug fit needed to last the entire 90 minutes. The progressive stiffness of the forefoot stud plate, through its Aerotrak spine, provides a snapback to give off some boost to sprints and lateral movements. The chevron studs are 1 mm longer to give him more traction on the pitch. Lastly, his ball control is as barefoot as possible with the ultra-thin ‘Nikeskin’ overlay that also provides the boots’ protection as well as ACC coating for consistent performance even during wet conditions.

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What is De Jong Wearing?

Frenkie De Jong is a natural passer as evident with his high pass completion rate. More importantly, his pass completion rate only indicates his quality vision on the pitch, explaining how he can do playmaking from a defensive role. His control over possession and extraordinary movements have caused other football personalities to also compare him with Iniesta or Xavi.

De Jong was born on May 12, 1997, in Gorinchem, Netherlands and spent his youth career in Willem II from 2004 to 2014, the season which granted him a senior career debut with the said club. He joined Ajax at the start of the 2015-2016 and spent the first half on loan with Willem II while the rest with the reserve team Jong Ajax. It was at this point that he started playing at the defensive centre of midfield. He became a first-team regular throughout the 2017-2018 season and 2018-2019 season, the year when Ajax won the domestic double of league and cup since the 2001-2002 season. Ajax also made a good impression in the 2018-2019 Champions League by knocking out the likes of Real Madrid and Juventus in the round of 16 and quarterfinals respectively, before eventually bowing out of the UCL to Pochettino’s Tottenham Hotspur in the semifinals. This led to De Jong being recognized as the 2018-2019 UCL Midfielder of the Season. Given his youth and performance as a deep defensive midfielder with playmaking abilities, Barcelona signed up his services as a potential long-term replacement for one of the club’s pillars in Sergio Busquets. Internationally, he had Netherlands getting a runner up finish in the 2018-2019 UEFA Nations League and individually got awarded as the UEFA Nations League Finals Young Player of the Tournament.


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