Nike have yet again stretched the boundaries of design with the launch of the limited edition Hypervenom Phantom Transform.

In what is perhaps the last colourway for the current generation Hypervenom Phantom, Nike have pulled out all the stops to produce something that we’ve never seen before on a football cleat. While at first glance the Hypervenom Phantom Transform is your run of the Academy blackpack cleat, as its name suggests it’s a cleat as deceptive as the players who wear it.


Nike have included a heat-activating material on the upper that reacts to reveal a vibrant orange pattern as the cleat is worn, returning to basic black shortly after the cleat is taken off. Yes, we know, a colour changing cleat.


The Transform is a worthy send off for a cleat that, since its release back in May 2013, has gradually become a staple for strikers worldwide, boasting the likes of Wayne Rooney, Robert Lewandowski and Neymar Jr. as superstar endorsers. With the release of the second generation Hypervenom imminent and rumours that Nike have something special up their sleeves, perhaps this is a little taster of what’s to come?


What do you think about the new cleats from Nike? You can get your hands on the Hypervenom Phantom Transform at World Soccer Shop starting May 14!