Continuing the new football boots here on the SoccerBible, is our full and exclusive reveal of the Nike Tiempo Elite football boots in White/Volt/Black colourway, which is sure to cause plenty of debate. Check out the SoccerBible's full imagery, up-close detail and tech info here...
Nike's Elite series were some of the most highly anticipated football boots of 2010, and the intro colourways certainly caught everyone's attention at the World Cup. Since then though, it seems attention for the Tiempo Legend Elite's seems to have waned slightly as Nike's continue to release less than striking colourways, and these White/Volt/Black colourways are in danger of following the same path.
However, there's no denying the benefits the Elite versions offer, as their lightweight construction, intricate engineering and carbon-enforced strength take this boot to a new level. Being the pinnacle of Nike's Tiempo range is quite a mantle to carry, but combine the weight loss treatment with the expected ball touch and feel and you have a great boot.
Many Nike Tiempo fans will be pleased to see Nike's resistance to go with a lairy colourway for the Elite series, and will appreciate the subtle Volt colour on the Swoosh. Whilst the blacked out carbon-fiber
chassis features retro Nike insignia and stylishly compliments the clean
To combine with the speed and lightweight sole-plate, Nike have
re-engineered the upper of the Nike Elite Tiempo Legend football boots.
The Nike Tiempo is synonymous with ball touch and feel, but to maintain
'Elite' performance Nike have utilised their Kanga-Lite material, a proven material that fans of the CTR360 Maestri will testify to. The Kanga-Lite is a water-resistant synthetic that mimics the supreme ball feel and touch
of kangaroo leather whilst maintaining performance in all
The concept of the Nike Elite Legend football boots, is a result of Nike's extensive research and player testing. Their findings showed the average
energy expenditure of an elite player is over 1,000 Kilo Calories per
game for a 75kg player. Reducing the weight carried by players helps
reduce the energy needed over the course of 90 minutes. By delivering a
super-strong and lightweight carbon fibre plate, the Elite Nike Tiempo
Legends are 16% lighter than the standard boots to give players an edge in the decisive final stages of a
The Nike Elite football boots are providing new levels of performance, and the Nike Elite Tiempo Legend football boots are a testament to this. We're expecting to see the likes of Gerard Pique, Raul Meireles, Andrea Pirlo and Joe Cole sporting these new White/Volt/Black Nike Elite Tiempo Legend football boots. For the rest of us, we can expect to see these new football boots go on sale from 1st January although they are available to pre-order now, however, it's worth noting that Elite performance doesn't come cheap as these boots will set you back around $275 USD / £215 GBP.