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Sancho’s Football Boots

Dean Ariola

Jadon Sancho primarily wears the Nike Mercurial Superfly. He is one of Nike’s incoming generation of football star players, officially joining the ranks of Cristiano Ronaldo and Kylian Mbappe as names for the Superfly, which already tells us a lot about what to expect when the timeless Superfly meets this young super winger.

Superfly 9 Mad Ready Pack

New Year, new club, new Superfly. Upon moving back to Borussia Dortmund in 2024, Sancho wore the pale yellow Mad Ready Superfly 9. Together with its black accent, the boot somehow formed coherence in a very limited sense with the yellow and black kit colours of Dortmund.

Superfly Ready Pack

Jadon Sancho perfect matched the red shirt-white shorts home kit combination of Manchester United for the 2023/24 season with the Ready Superfly 9. The boot was mostly white and had the quarter covered with an angled block of red, cutout to display the AIR branding. It was displayed a nice transition from red to white, then back to red considering the overall kit-boot combo look.

Superfly 9 XXV Pack

The winger had the silver Superfly from the general XXV pack together with the likes of Rashford as part of the Mercurial’s silver anniversary celebration. The boot had reflective Nike and Mercurial brandings, black accent for the knitted tongue and collar and a pink shade for the Zoom Airbag window on the outsole. Also in pink were the forefoot Swoosh and the bespoke pack logo. on the medial side of the quarter.

Luminous Air Zoom Superfly

Jadon Sancho’s fighting spirit and youth was captured by this pink with yellow Air Zoom Mercurials, launched as part of Nike’s last pack for the 2022/23 season. Pink is something you can’t just wear without backing it up, which Sancho definitely had no problem with as evidenced by him playing in arguably the best league in the world (with a club that’s arguably one of the biggest in the world).

Superfly 9 2022/23 On-pitch II

Nike’s second 2022/23 on-pitch pack release was the Blast pack, and Sancho joined the rest of the Superfly group in wearing the white Mercurial boot that also featured sky blue and pink details. The cool and breezy feel of the overall look reflected the dominant season at that time, which the player didn’t miss to take part of after being unable to wear the silverware-like finish of the Generation Mercurial Superfly.

Nike Air Zoom Mercurial Superfly ‘Lucent

As with all Nike contracted players, Sancho began the 2022/23 season wearing the yellow Air Zoom Mercurial Superfly from the ‘Lucent’ pack. That bright colourway for his boot represented the good days ahead of his young career, with the unmistakeable ‘AIR’ branding showing everyone he is one of the chosen few to represent the current Mercurials in elite football…

Sancho Special Boot History

Blue Jadon Sancho Superfly Signature Edition Boots

Blue Jadon Sancho Superfly Signature Edition Boots

Nike gave Jadon Sancho his first signature edition Mercurial Superfly boots, with this Poppin blue boots!

Nike White Nouveau Boot Pack

Nike White Nouveau Boot Pack

The cleanest looking set of Nike boots you may have ever seen! This white Nike pack, are just that white, with subtle hints of silver, iridescence and transparency used to stunning affect on the Mercurial, Phantom and Tiempo lines.

What’s Sancho Wearing?

From Ronaldhino to Wayne Rooney and then to Cristiano Ronaldo, Nike’s success in the football boot industry is certainly assisted through its sponsorship deals with the sport’s household names. It did it again by looking into the future and with Sancho featuring heavily at the New Lights Mercurial 7 launch event in Paris, in July 2019.

It is well known that the English footballer played much of his teenage years in Manchester City’s academy and had been tipped to easily break through the first team. However, due to a dispute about playing time assurance, Sancho opted to join Borussia Dortmund in 2017, where he was immediately integrated in to the first team. For the next few seasons, he would collect various youngest scoring records both for club and domestic league and was named in the 2018-2019 Bundesliga Team of the Season. At just 19 years of age, the winger proved to be a vital cog in Borussia Dortmund’s chase of domestic and European success.

A hallmark of a speedy player is not just top speed but also explosive acceleration from a complete stop to a full sprint, an attribute which Jadon Sancho is full of. Couple that with his ball control that looks like a ball glued to his feet even at full speed and lateral movements that seem effortless, Sancho is a quality package of dribbling and finishing. Nike continue to invest their money and faith in Sancho, creating a new football pitch built in partnership with him, to inspire others in the community where he grew up. Whenever one thinks of Ronaldo or Mbappe one conjures up images of defenders left behind in their wake, the same can be said of Jadon, at a very young age he invokes the same picture, ensuring the Nike Mercurial speed legacy is here to stay on his feet.


Dean Ariola

Dean has worked Chief writer at the Black & Orange team since 2020, he has an indepth knowledge of all the soccer shoes from the big brands, you have him to thank for all the updates to our Boot Secrets guide and he is first on the scene with all the new releases for you!