Nike have remade the Ronaldo Zoom Mercurial boots – and it's made our year

Nike Zoom Mercurial Vapor 15 Elite SE FG
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Nike have done it again, haven't they? The Nike Zoom Mercurial Vapor 15 Elite SE FG boots have reimagined a classic for 2022 – because you can never have too much Ronaldo nostalgia.

It's 20 years since El Fenomeno took Japan and South Korea by storm wearing Mercurial Vapors – but between wearing the silver/blue/yellow Vapors of '98 and the silver/volt versions four years later, there were the Zoom Air Unit boots that these beauties are based on.

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Mark White
Content Editor

Mark White has been at on FourFourTwo since joining in January 2020, first as a staff writer before becoming content editor in 2023. An encyclopedia of football shirts and boots knowledge – both past and present – Mark has also represented FFT at both FA Cup and League Cup finals (though didn't receive a winners' medal on either occasion) and has written pieces for the mag ranging on subjects from Bobby Robson's season at Barcelona to Robinho's career. He has written cover features for the mag on Mikel Arteta and Martin Odegaard, and is assisted by his cat, Rosie, who has interned for the brand since lockdown.