Welcome to the Elite world of Nike Football Boots

Chief Blogger: George Tatenda Bvuma 

  • The Nike football boot was the first Nike shoe to bear the swoosh when it was first introduced in 1971 and cost $16.95.

(Nike,inc, 2015)


  • Though this was stylish looking boot  it was a massive failure  as though an appealing in looks, it could not contend with wet and cold conditions and fell to the wayside in the Nike Corporation.
  • 1978 Nike returned to the football boot platform in dramatic fashion by signing the Portland professional football team as being their official kit sponsor.
  • By 1980 Nike football sign sponsorship contracts with 10 regional associations and almost 40 players.
  • Two years later, Nike sign their first athlete star, Ian Rush and in the same year Sunderland F.C become the first club in Europe to wear The Nike Kit.
  • Present day, Nike in the 2014 Brasil World Cup, filled the field by sponsoring 10 teams at the tournament, more than any other team.
  • Showing the powerhouse corporation they have become in the realm of football boots nationwide.


Welcome to the Elite world of Nike Football Boots

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