Nike will bless Kylian Mbappé with his very own signature sneaker to secure his status as one of the Swoosh’s most important stars.
The gifted PSG and France baller is receiving a drippy Air Max 98 to celebrate his 21st birthday later this month, with the iconic sneaker having originally dropped in the year of Mbappé’s birth.
Mbappé’s AM98 – as revealed by Sneaker News – will drop in a gold and grey camo colourway with green accents. Further detailing sees the striker’s KM logo adorn the tongue in gold stitch, a Mercurial inspired ‘Mbappé’ logo on the air unit and small French flags on the lace stays.
While there’s no confirmation that this sneaker will get a public release, it’s expected that the Mbappé AM98 will drop as part of a wider collection from Nike x Mbappé that we reported on last month.
Mbappé follows in the footsteps of Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar as Nike Football athletes to receive their own footwear. As if we really needed it, this is further confirmation Kylian is the future of Nike.