Behind The Scenes: Nike ‘Awaken The Phantom’

The Mill recently created epic two and a half minute film which tells the story of a mysterious football player who, through word of mouth, becomes a urban legend of terrifying proportions. 

Legendary football players Philippe Coutinho, Kevin De Bruyne and Mal Pugh all make appearances as Nike’s mythical Phantom player, the film also featuring icons Ronaldinho, Neymar, Gennaro Gattuso and Andrea Pirlo. 

The film also features a cameo from Nigerian rap star WizKid and his posse Legendury Beatz, and Tiwa Savage. This film plays to a mashup between Genesis and Heavy Metal by Justice, adding perfect emphasis and intrigue to the story of Nike Phantom.

Take a look behind the scenes of Nike ‘Awaken The Phantom’, created in partnership with Wieden+Kennedy Amsterdam and Director Matthew Vaughn out of Black Label productions for the launch of Nike’s PhantomVSN football boot. 

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