PITCH DARKProviding that instant connection from boot to brain, the next generation Nike Magista II takes creativity to a new level. Designed for intelligent playmakers like Mario Götze, Blaise Matudi and Kevin De Bruyne they see passes that others don't to orchestrate attacking chances for their team.FITFor a defining fit and feel, the Magista II Obra features a new Flyknit upper, which has been engineered to provide a sock-like feel and eliminate any space around the foot for a glove-like fit. Knitted directly into the upper on the medial and lateral sides is the Magista's Flywire cables, which run from the eyelets to the bite line for strategic lockdown, while an internal heel counter keeps the ankle stable and secure.Redesigned to link the lower leg and foot, the Dynamic Fit collar is shaped to fit the natural outline of your malleolus for a more secure and protective fit, while its tighter knit construction ensures better shape retention. TOUCH A new thermoformed Flyknit upper creates a 3-D textured upper for more friction on the ball, while ACC (All Conditions Controlled) Technology provides a consistent touch on the ball in both wet and dry conditions. The laces have been moved slightly to the medial side to create a larger surface area when striking the ball, while the tongue-less construction features added padding to ensure your touch on the ball is responsive.TRACTIONLighter than the previous version, the Magista's soleplate sees a reduction of Pebax for its nylon chassis, which has reduced the overall weight of the plate from 85g to 62g. This reduction allows the foot to get closer to ground, meaning a better and responsive feel when changing direction. The stud pattern utilised for the Magista had been created using Fine Element Analysis (FEA), which is a computerised method that produces data to design a soleplate ideal for rotational traction on soft ground surfaces.