New Balance 4040v2 Youth - Boys' Grade School The New Balance 4040 is now more modern, more responsive. The 4040v2 Youth features a foam midsole that runs the full length of the shoe and provides just the right amount of support. The upper is durable synthetic with a patent finish at the midfoot. The toe is coated in TPU film for extra reinforcement against drag. With added ankle stability, this mid-cut cleat is finished with a lightweight tongue and a rubber molded bottom.