Brazilian striker Neymar will play football at the London Olympics in Nike GS green boots. The new shoes from the sports giant Nike are almost entirely made from materials obtained from waste recycling.
160 g environmental boots for soccer players were designed in Italy to meet all the needs of athletes. The upper part on 100% is made from recycled materials, the sole almost entirely consists of castor oil, just like the insole. The laces and tongue are on 70%, and the trim on 15% is made from recycled materials.
“The Nike GS is the lightest, fastest shoe we've ever made. With their introduction, a new era in the design and manufacture of luxury soccer shoes begins, ”says Andy Kane, Nike Football International Design Manager. - Now we can offer you a product that combines advanced technology and environmental care. This is a winning position both for the players and for our planet. "
By the way, the shape of the Brazilian team is also made of recycled plastic: 13 plastic bottles give one shape at the exit. In this way, Nike can already boast 115 million recycled bottles, which went to uniforms for clubs and national teams, reports riamoda.ru.