Movie: Nike GS
Football Boot

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Movie: the base and sock lining of these lightweight football boots by Nike are made of castor beans, as explained in our next movie with the brand’s global creative director for the Olympics Martin Lotti ahead of this evening’s exclusive event at the Nike+ House of Innovation at Selfridges.

Movie: Nike GS Football Boot

Brazilian footballer Neymar (below) has worn the boots throughout the Olympic football tournament and has scored three goals in the lead up to the final against Mexico.

Movie: Nike GS Football Boot

Along with the sprinting shoes and knitted running shoes, the boots are coloured neon yellow to be clearly identifiable as part of the Nike products range.

Movie: Nike GS Football Boot

Each boots weighs only 160g and the upper is made from 90% recycled material.

Movie: Nike GS Football Boot

Lotti will talk to Dezeen editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs about Nike’s latest innovations for the London 2012 Olympics in front of an audience at the event we’re hosting this evening – more details here.

Movie: Nike GS Football Boot

Watch other movies in this series – featuring a sprinting shoe inspired by suspension bridgesknitted running shoesa bumpy speed suit that’s quicker than bare skin and a basketball kit with built-in combat pads – here.

Movie: Nike GS Football Boot

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  • Trent

    Hmmm, is there a pairing up (read commercial deal) between Dezeen and Nike? We seem to have a lot of articles about them coming across lately…

    • http://twitter.com/Dezeen @Dezeen

      Hi Trent,

      Yes that's right – Nike commissioned Dezeen to make this series of films and host tonight's event. Hope that clears things up!

      Rose/Dezeen