06.07.17. Cristiano Ronaldo is unveiled as the as a Real Madrid player for a world record transfer fee of £80 million.
Undeterred by the weight of expectation placed upon him, Nike celebrate his achievements at Los Blancos with the Nike Mercurial Victory CR7 Chapter 5: Cut to Brilliance pack. A boot that focuses on the attributes that contributed to Ronaldo’s success, and combines it with an aesthetic which honours the club that took him to the next level.
This boot is all about the goals.
Ronaldo holds the record for the fastest 50,100,150 and 200 goals scored in La Liga, and this dominance is embodied by these boots understated design. A reflective diamond cut pattern reflects Ronaldo’s shining career, and the colour scheme pays homage to his connection to the iconic Real Madrid.
Cristiano marked his Real Madrid debut with a goal, and a full colour spectrum integrated into the boot showcases the skills that made him a great goal scorer. Energy, experience, work ethic and precision can be achieved with the internal midfoot lock for comfort, and chevron studs allow for explosive speed. A hallmark of Ronaldo’s game.
The boots are completed with incredible attention to detail. The CR7 logo providing a tactile representation of the diamond theme and is accompanied by the date of Ronaldo’s Madrid debut.
With a hat-trick of Champions League wins accomplished at Real Madrid, it’s fitting that Ronaldo will be showcasing the Nike Mercurial Superfly boots against Borussia Dortmund in a Champions League group game on the 26/09/2017.
With five chapters down and just two to go, this is by far the cleanest boot of this collection so far and we can't wait to see what records Ronaldo breaks next in them.
Get the Nike Mercurial Victory CR7 Chapter 5 at Sports Direct on the 02/10/2017.