Bring on the World! Nike Unveil New Cristiano Ronaldo Boots for the 2018 FIFA World Cup (Photos)
Sports merchandise brand, Nike, have released the latest pair of unique football boots that will be worn by Cristiano Ronaldo and it is inspired by his role as captain of the Portugal national team.
Ronaldo’s previous boots were inspired by highlights from his historic career, including leaving home and his first game against Manchester United for Sporting.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s new Nike CR7 Mercurial boots unveiled ahead of Portugal’s 2018 World Cup campaign
Shortly after unveiling Portugal’s new Nike kits for the summer’s World Cup, the sportswear giant has announced new series of seven CR7 signature Mercurial boots.
The boot is named ‘Born Leader’, the hyper jade boot is designed to complement Portugal’s traditional colors with a captain’s ‘C’ woven on the side.
Speaking after receiving his new sets of boots, Ronaldo said: When you play for your country you want to win and defend your colours,”
“When I play for Portugal, I feel good. Not just for myself but for my whole family and friends.
“To be captain of the Portugal national team makes me feel proud. Of course, it’s great to be the leader of the team.
“I am one of the oldest players with more caps, more goals, more everything. I like to lead by example.”
Look out for the sparky boots on Ronaldo legs as he will be wearing them for the first time in Friday’s March 23 friendly against Egypt and they will be available for fans to buy on March 20 on Nike.com and in stores from March 22.