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Roger Federer Talks Air Jordan Collab In 'Sneaker Shopping'

Here we have the man, the myth, the legend... Roger Federer.

The tennis great and 19-time Grand Slam champion explored the shelves at Stadium Goods in Complex's latest Sneaker Shopping episode.

For some, it will be surprising to see Federer speak astutely about sneaker culture – especially models from the Air Jordan line. That includes his signature shoe, the Zoom Vapor Tour AJ3.

"He is an incredible mind, super inspired, and very fast working, I find," Federer said of working with Nike design legend Tinker Hatfield, who created the Zoom Vapor Tour AJ 3. A conversation about tennis sneakers taking at least 90-minutes to break-in (causing discomfort during on-court play) inspired the design, which amends the classic Air Jordan 3 silhouette with a low-top look suited for competition.

Hear other topics Federer and host Joe La Puma discussed in the clip above. See the eclectic assortment of kicks Federer purchased below.


Roger Federer's Picks

Nike Air Force 1 Low Retro "Linen"

Style: 845053 201

Link: Nike Air Force 1 Low Retro "Linen"

Sole Collector x Nike Air Zoom Flight The Glove QS

Style: 630773 300

Link: Sole Collector x Nike Air Zoom Flight The Glove QS

Air Jordan 11 Retro "Concord"

Style: 378037 107

Link: Air Jordan 11 Retro "Concord"

Air Jordan 11 Retro "Space Jam"

Style: 378037 003

Link: Air Jordan 11 Retro "Space Jam"

Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG "Banned"

Style: 555088 001

Link: Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG "Banned"

Nike Air Foamposite One "Metallic Red" (2017)

Style: 314996 610a

Link: Nike Air Foamposite One "Metallic Red"

ACRONYM x Nike Air Presto Mid

Style: 844672 100

Link: ACRONYM x Nike Air Presto Mid

Nike LeBron 8 "South Beach"

Style: 417098 401

Link: Nike LeBron 8 "South Beach"

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