Earlier today, Cristiano Ronaldo was again named FIFA Men’s Player of Year. In acknowledgement of being named as the world’s best soccer player, Nike is has created a very special edition boot, the Mercurial CR7 Melhor. In case you haven’t been working on your Portuguese, Melhor means “best”.
The boots build upon Ronaldo’s super colorful Chapter 5 boot, featuring the same rainbow Flyknit effect on the upper of the boot. Adding to the visual effect, a pure platinum finish is added to the CR7 logo and a slick chrome finish is placed on soleplate, paying homage to his latest individual trophy. The boots also feature a unique 3D-reflective treatment on the Swoosh that will shine under the lights.
Cristiano Ronaldo will be the first to wear the special edition boots, and the all important part for fans of the greatest, they are set to be released beginning October 24 in limited quantities. So, there will be some fans that will be able to claim a historic pair.
Details to follow on where you can get them. Who is going to be looking to secure a pair?