Nike don’t just make clothing and footwear, they also do great equipment like footballs and since 2000 have been the official ball supplier to the Premier League in England. Nike footballs are also used in two of Europe’s best leagues, the Primera Liga in Spain and Serie A in Italy. While the ball used in the top leagues could set you back as much as £100 a football, Nike produce a great range of footballs for match and training use that are available to suit all budgets and ensure you have a ball to help your team shoot for glory this season!
To give you the best chance of winning your match, choose the Nike Premier Team match football. Available in size 5, this FIFA Approved Match Ball is a snip at just £9.99 each which is less than half price! Value-for-money wise this is like picking up Zlatan on a free transfer! Nike’s famed for using GEO-Balanced Technology in the construction of their footballs, kickable-tech that helps for a truer flight which could help your team replicate goals like Charlie Adam’s for Stoke against Chelsea in 2015. Expertly crafted with hand-stitched panels, the Premier Team FIFA match ball has a strong interior for great shape retention.
Another Nike ball that is ideal for using in matches, the Club Team 2.0 is also great for using regularly in training sessions and offers true flight technology as well as a consistent round shape thanks to the hand-stitched panels. Made from a mix of rubber, polyester, PU and cotton, the Club Team 2.0 football is recommended by the FA for Charter Standard clubs to use and with it available in sizes 3 to 5 for just £9.99, you can kit your club’s entire football cupboard out in style. Definitely the type of football that will let players at your team pull off wonder goals like Christian Benteke’s for Liverpool last season against Manchester United. Disclaimer: We can’t guarantee this with every shot your players take.
Scoring free kicks like Neymar Jr, does for Barcelona is a stunning art and using Nike footballs helps the Brazilian footballing wizard achieve amazing goals like below. Due to their lightweight construction, Nike footballs like the Strike are designed to fly truer when struck as well as being more forgiving to the feet compared to the old fashioned footballs that feel like you are kicking a brick in colder climates. To help with visibility on darker nights and in winter conditions, Nike introduced a high-visibility yellow coloured ball to the Premier League in 2005 for use between the months of November and February. The Strike Hi-Vis features AerowTrac grooves indented into the ball’s surface which allows the ball to grip and channel air and improve the ball’s trajectory. Available in size 5, the Strike Hi-Vis football is great for match or training use and is just £14.99 at Direct Soccer.
Nike training balls are some of the most popular in the football ball market for teams to use when training and has been revamped for 2017 with the introduction of the Pitch. Players will love the feel and shape of the Pitch, perfect for training and recreational play. A stunning looking football, the Pitch Team comes in 4 colourways (White, Electric Green, Yellow or Total Orange) and features contrast markings on the panels as well as a large swoosh logo across the two centre panels on each side of the football. A highly durable football with reinforced rubber and TPU casing, this football is suitable for players of all ages to use and at just £7.75 each (sizes 3-5) you can make your training sessions run as smoothly as the outer casing of these great footballs! The ball is light enough for youngsters to pretend they are Wayne Rooney blasting in a long range volley!
Don’t forget to add in items like a bag and pump for your Nike footballs when buying from Direct Soccer so you can ensure they stay in shape and are the correct weight to give you the most enjoyment from using them during matches and training.