Kylian Mbappe currently wears the Nike Mercurial Superfly football boot and is considered to be one of Nike’s biggest footballers along with Cristiano Ronaldo and Jadon Sancho, both of whom also wear the Mercurial. Mbappe’s Boots are used by Nike to market their line for pacey forwards like Kylian, who is set to become one of Nike’s most powerful assets for the next decade in the football industry.
Mbappe with the latest Nike Superfly 9 Air Zoom Mercurial.lPerhaps eyed by Nike as the successor to CR7, the Frenchman joins the brand’s football lifetime athlete in exclusively wearing the Mercurial Dream Speed series, first started in the Superfly 7. The list of exclusive MDS stars has expanded since then, but Mbappe usually gets the new MDS boot first before it gets rolled out to the other players.
Mbappe’s Superfly Boots
Below are some of the Nike Mercurial boots that Kylian has worn including his signature releases and the Dream Speed series too:
The first full on pitch release for the 22/23 season Mbappe started the Ligue 1 season for Paris Saint-Germain wearing the Lucent Pack Superfly on pitch, the bright yellow Mercurials standing out on players across Europe’s leagues.
Air Zoom Mercurial Launch Edition
Mbappe was the main player to be seen on pitch with the new Air Zoom Mercurial Superfly 9 after he and Ronaldo were involved in the launch and marketing in the new generation of Mercurial and Superfly speed boots.
Nike Mercurial Dream Speed #005 Football Boots
The present (Ronaldo) and the future (Mbappe) lead the exclusive Nike stars chosen to wear the fifth Mercurial Dream Speed boots. Based off Ronaldo’s mindset a clean white base includes hues of green and blue across the upper.
Mbappe Flames Pack
Mbappe Flames Boots – Kylain’s superpower added to boots Flames! His third signature edition Mercurial Superfly VIII brings the heat, with a purple upper that includes silver graphics that appear under camera flashes and floodlights.
Mercurial Dream Speed 004
The 4th generation of the Dream Speed series and the first on the Superfly 8 and Mercurial Vapor 14 in 2021. Ronaldo and Mbappe are joined by the likes of Haaland, Fernandes and Fati wearing the rocket reentry-inspired football boots.
Mbappe x LeBron James Chosen 2 Mercurial Superfly
Nike drop a fresh collab between LeBron James and Kylian Mbappe with their Chosen 2 Superfly, part of a collection that includes clothing and pair of basketball shoes, a lot to talk about with these, but standout feature is the double swoosh!
Mercurial Dream Speed 003
The third iteration of Nike’s Mercurial Dream Speed series and the first to add more exclusive stars on top of Sam Kerr, Kylian Mbappe and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Pink Mbappe Superfly Rosa Boots
Nike remake the 2008 Mercurial Vapor Rosa, as a 2020 Mercurial Superfly 7 for Kylian Mbappe to wear in the Champions League final.
MDS #002 Lemon Venom
MDS #002, inspired by the 2006 R9 World Cup Vapor III, the Lemon Venom Mercurial Dream Speed is the second release in the series and the last MDS to be exclusive for Cristiano Ronaldo, Kylian Mbappe and Sam Kerr.
Kylian Mbappe x Bondy Superfly Football Boots
Incredible Kylian Mbappe Mercurials, with gold swooshes against a grey Superfly covered with green camo print, for Mbappe’s first genuine signature edition Nike have pulled out all the stops for an their latest big name’s football boot.
Nike Mercurial Dream Speed #001 Boots
Nike brings in a speedy series to the Mercurial line with the incredible MDS #001. The boots are designed to the exact specifications of Cristiano Ronaldo, but the player forms an exclusive group with Kylian Mbappe and Sam Kerr as the only top players to wear them on the pitch!
White Superfly LVL Up Mercurial
Nike drop a What the Mercurial inspired boot for Ronaldo & Mbappe and decide its time for them to LVL up, a nod to the Game Over pack and Mbappe & Ronaldo being on the next level with their boots. The design is inspired by previous Mercurial boots and their Master status.
Always Forward Wave II
Wave 2, the 2nd Always Forward pack from Nike had initially just blue Superfly & Vapor and black Phantom Visions with a white pair of Tiempo following
Modric & Mbappe’s Balon D’Or Winning Mercurial
Nike created two Balon D’Or boots, the Limited Edition Golden Touch Mercurial 360 for 2018 Winner Luka Modrić with the Vapor and Young Player Kylian Mbappe in the Superfly.
Nike’s Maroon Red Rising Fire Pack
Expect some of Nike’s biggest young athletes to push the Rising Fire pack, as they use their rising stars to make these maroon boot stand out on pitch, with the likes of Kylian Mbappe, Phil Foden, Ruben Dias and Dani Ceballos wearing the red boots on pitch.
Mbappe’s Nike History
The new Mercurial worn by Mbappe is a lightweight soccer cleat option designed for attacking players who look to score and assist throughout the season. It has a synthetic Vaporposite+ upper that wraps around the foot for a second-skin fit and 3/4 length Zoom airbag plate for a comfortable bouncy step. Mbappe, who can be considered to be the new face of the Mercurial, received his first signature Mercurial football boots at the end of 2019 with the KM x Bondy Mercurial Superfly 7. Nike followed those up with his 2nd signature edition, a pair of pink Mercurial Superfly Rosa, that he wore in the 2020 Champions League final. His third, the Mbappe Flames, came in the first quarter of the 2021/22 season and internalised his fiery passion for the sport. The Mbappe purple was his 2022 signature to open up the said football year.
Mbappe’s boot history had seen him only wear Nike. In his earliest years, Kylian wore Nike’s Mercurial before switching to the Hypervenom while at AS Monaco. Upon Nike’s persuasion, he switched back to the Mercurial, subsequently becoming one of the Nike’s biggest players. He went on to get his own signature boots after one-off specials like the Virgil Abloh Off-White Superfly 360 and the GS360 editions. Lately, Mbappe is part of the exclusive group with Cristiano Ronaldo and Sam Kerr along with a handful of stars to wear the Mercurial Dream Speed series.
Who is Kylian Mbappe?
Kylian Mbappe was born in Paris, France but began his professional career at the south of France with Monaco playing for their B side in 2015 before quickly moving to the senior side in the same year. His breakthrough season was in 2016-17 where he netted a whopping 26 goals in 44 matches for the club and helped the side to win Ligue 1 that season. A record fee was provided by PSG in 2017 making the Frenchman the second most expensive footballer of all time even up to this date, just behind Neymar who also joined the club that year.
In his first season at PSG he helped the club to convincingly win Ligue 1, the Coupe de France and Coupe de la Ligue and because of that was awarded the 2017 Golden Boy award. At Russia 2018 Mbappe was instrumental in France’s World Cup campaign helping his nation to their second title with himself netting a goal in the final against Croatia. Mbappe and company in the French soccer team were awarded the Chevalier of the Légion d’honneur, the highest French order of merit in both military and civilian respects. Another Ligue 1 title went PSG’s way in the 2018-2019 season and again Mbappe’s contribution was significant. Mbappe simply has the world at his feet and should expect higher individual honours in the coming years.