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A rather unusual encounter took place yesterday ahead of this Sunday’s much anticipated Manchester Derby. Usain Bolt, the World’s Fastest Man, caught up with Manchester City’s star striker Sergio Agüero to give him a unique lesson in speed.
As we look towards the start of the season, so do the pros. Three members of the ‘New Breed of Attack’ are premier league superstars Wayne Rooney, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Danny Welbeck. We got to take a sneak peak at their custom made boots as they prepare to take on the 2013-14 season.
Nike today showed off the New Manchester City Away shirt, which reflects the club’s historic past.
Manchester City will play in their first ever Nike home kit next season – a kit that pays homage to their heritage while reflecting the club’s modern style.
At a recent shoot for the Nike FC247 collection in Manchester, England, Wayne Rooney shared insights about small-sided football, opened up about growing up in Liverpool and named his favorite part of training. During the shoot, Rooney tried out Nike’s new Bomba Finale II, a shoe created for the demands of astroturf-based football.
Over the last six months Nike have been scouring the UK for The Chance, a global talent hunt that
aims to uncover talented teenage footballers who have been overlooked by traditional scouting
networks. Nike’s scouts watched more than 5,000 players in the UK and an extensive series of trials
has produced three UK winners: Liam Baker (a forward), Jose Figura and Ashleigh Artwell (both
midfielders) were selected by a panel composed of experienced coaches, ex-professional footballers
and Manchester United and England’s Rio Ferdinand.