The Air Jordan 9 Retro ‘Fire Red’ features color-popped accents on the shoe that originally launched in 1993 . coinciding with Michael Jordan’s first retirement from the NBA. The historic silhouette utilizes a stitched white leather upper with grey patent leather overlays and crimson molded eyelets. Additional hits of Fire Red make their way to the sneaker’s various branding elements . including a Jumpman logo debossed on the polyurethane midsole and a globe emblem on the heel tab . the latter signifying MJ’s emergence as an international icon.