‘Mac’ Attack Release Alert: All You Need to Know About John McEnroe’s Sporty Nike Wear

Published 02/01/2024, 4:56 AM EST

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A lot of popular athletes have their own signature shoes and clothing that represent them as players! In the same way, even John McEnroe maintains his style in the form of a very special shoe. Just like a lot of tennis players, including Serena Williams and Roger Federer, had their own signature shoes during their Wimbledon participation, McEnroe also had his own Nike Mac Attack that he wore during Wimbledon 1985.

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But now Nike is ready to celebrate his €80 dominance with a special colorway and by bringing his Mac attack back to the shelves. Let’s dive deep into John McEnroe’s Extravagant Sneaker and take a look at how it’s different from the rest.

Everything about John McEnroe’s Nike Mac Attack

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The classic sneakers from the 80s are ready to make a blast from the past. Nike released the seven-time Grand Slam champion’s signature shoes in a single white, grey, and black colorway back in 1984. However, now, with their high-end design and leather combo, ‘Complex’ revealed that  Nike is ready to bring it in style.

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The new Mac attack is white-based and aligned with the tournament’s all-white dress code, keeping Wimbledon hues in mind. Not only might the white base remind you of Wimbledon, but it also represents the signature colors of the tournament’s official logo.

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Just like the way purple and green dominate the logo of the tournament, with a white base, the shoe incorporates these two colors. The colors appear profoundly on the collar, heel, and swooshes, and the same color palette is used to fill a checked tongue tag with Nike written on it.

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Along with that, a green midsole stitch and the rubber outsole give a perfect finish to the overall look of the pair of shoes. But the biggest question is whether or not the shoes are out for tennis fans to channel their inner McEnroe version from the 80s.

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When and where to buy the Nike Mac Attack?

Although the official date of the release is not yet known, the shoes will be out for the public in May 2024, and they will be available in the colors grape court green or traditional white. In addition, the special Nike Mac attack Wimbledon will cost around $130.

Apart from that, it will be available on the official Nike website. Even a lot of celebrities, including Travis Scott and LeBron James, were seen wearing the original pattern of the shoe, which included the black and white colorway, something that was also an inspiration from Wimbledon itself.

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Nevertheless, what are your thoughts on the Nike Mac attack? Do let us know in the comment section below.

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Pratishtha Prakash

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Watching the biggest sports events have been a part of my life right from my early childhood. Although I have grown up watching a variety of sports, including tennis, cricket, and esports, I have a special connection to tennis. Thus, when it came to building a career in sports journalism, I focused on the racket sport.
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