Mizuno Morelia Neo 3 ß Elite SG MixBlack/Black
SG - Soft Ground
Race past your rivals in Mizuno Morelia Neo 3 β Elite SG Mix football boots, featuring a lightweight, streamlined design that’s refined for absolute speed.
Combining the finest K-leather with cutting-edge material construction, the Mizuno Morelia Neo 3 β Elite SG Mix delivers extreme speed while maintaining the premium comfort you expect from the Morelia range. The third-generation Neo features an updated shape with a taller toebox, and, as always with Mizuno, has spent an extended time on the last to ensure the best possible fit. Weighing in at just 190 grams, the super-light Beta version of the Morelia Neo 3 boasts Mizuno’s new Barefoot Knit material around the collar, which works in tandem with stretchy β mesh windows at the rearfoot to ensure maximum lockdown. Thinner laces give a more streamlined feel around the tongue-less midfoot section, and even the famous Runbird logo is softer and lighter than ever before, further reducing weight. Underfoot, the dual-density outsole provides superior stability and traction, and the studs have been reinforced to enhance durability for long-lasting performance on soft ground.
• Superior K-Leather provides a luxurious design and enhanced sense of control the ball
• Knitted collar combined with β mesh windows provides great lockdown and fit
• Japanese crafted dual-density outsole ensures the best traction and lightness
• SG Mix soleplate provides traction on soft, natural ground
• Weight: 190g
- Colour: Black/Black
- Quick Ref: 222585
- Man. Ref: P1GC2091-00
Firm GroundBoots with Firm Ground soleplates are only to be used on natural short-grass surfaces that is firm underfoot but may be slightly wet. Designed specifically for this playing surface, they offer acceleration, comfort and enhanced traction, dispersing stud pressure evenly across the foot. FG soleplates are fixed (not removable) and are used worldwide; wetter countries tend to use them spring to autumn. FG boots are not to be used on artificial ground (AG) surfaces as the construction is not designed for the extra friction. FG boots used on AG surfaces will invalidate the manufacturer’s warranty.
Soft GroundSoft Ground (SG) soleplates are specifically designed for use on wet and soft to very soft natural grass pitches that may also be muddy and/or waterlogged. Used worldwide, mainly during winter months, boots made for soft ground have removable, replaceable screw-in studs that can be plastic, entirely metal or metal-tipped and typically come in a six-stud configuration (4 at the forefoot, 2 slightly longer at the heel). Screw-in studs must be checked and tightened before use as during manufacture they are machine-inserted and may be loose.
TurfTurf (also called Astro Turf) is an older, more unforgiving type of synthetic-grass surface consisting of either sand or water-based carpet typically laid on concrete. Subsequently a harder and faster surface, boots for use on turf (TF) usually have a cushioned midsole and a very durable, flat, multi-lugged or dimpled rubber outsole because turf requires light stud penetration. Owing to the hard nature of the surface and the friction it creates, no other outsole type should be used on turf and will result in considerable wear to the studs and soleplate edges and may result in injury.
Artificial GrassArtificial Grass surfaces (also known as an all-weather surface) typically consist of 3G (rubber crumb) or 4G (longer pile, combination of rubber/sand infill, more closely resembling actual grass). Fifth generation artificial grass is yet to be widely used. Boots made for AG are specifically designed, usually with less nylon to increase durability for the extra abrasion associated with synthetic grass and feature more numerous and densely concentrated studs. They may also vary in height for improved traction and/or hollowed-out to reduce weight and enhance cushioning. AG boots can also be used on firm ground (FG), though performance will depend on how dry and firm it is.
StreetStreet typically describes pitches or surfaces that are often found in inner-city residential areas. They consist of varying hard surfaces such as tarmac, paved or concreted hard-court areas and are often contained by a 'cage' constructed of steel or wire netting. Shoes for play on Street (ST) pitches will have an outsole made of extra hard-wearing rubber with a multi-lugged traction pattern similar in appearance to turf shoes. They also usually have midsole cushioning for shock absorption and comfort and are equipped with extended rubber toe bumpers to cope with scuffing.
IndoorIndoor surfaces for small-sided games such as 5-a-side and Futsal are usually flat, extremely hard and unforgiving and typically consist of varnished wood, linoleum or a smooth, painted synthetic or composite material. For grip, indoor outsoles (IN) are usually flat to maximise ground contact and slick in appearance with a minimal, non-aggressive traction pattern or grooves for flex and to dissipate surface moisture. They typically use non-marking moulded gum rubber and usually have midsole cushioning for shock absorption and comfort. Indoor shoes cannot be used on abrasive street surfaces such as concrete or gravel as they will quickly wear out.