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Like most classic sneaker silhouettes, the Puma GV Special is rooted in championship-winning sport. Named after legendary Argentine tennis player Guillermo Vilas in the late 1970s, Vilas was the first South American player to win a Grand Slam and had a flare for style, which was interpreted throughout the GV Special.

The Argentine tennis ace went on to win a total of four Grand Slams, but not before becoming a certified legend among tennis and Puma fans alike. The GV Special features breathable perforated leather uppers that sit atop a distinctly thick outsole giving the silhouette its unmistakably unique look.

You can cop a pair of your own GV Specials now at Puma.com for $65.

Words by Daniel So
Branded Content Editor

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