Football Published: September 21, 2017 Updated: February 19, 2019  |  WORDS: John Yong

The New Nike CR7 Mercurial Superfly Boots are Inspired by Diamonds

The Nike CR7 “Chapter 5: Cut to Brilliance” Mercurial Superfly drops on September 29.

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The Nike CR7 “Chapter 5: Cut to Brilliance” boots draw inspiration from diamonds. They even sparkle under light.

The diamond-styled boots were designed to match Ronaldo’s brilliance on the pitch, reports Nike. It features a multi-colored knit upper, which mimics the colors that a diamond reflects.

The boots come with a textured CR7 logo that provides a tactile representation of a diamond graphic. A top-down view of a diamond can also be found on the heel counter.

In addition, the words “El Sueño Del Niño” (translation: the dream of the child) are etched on the high heel. According to Nike, these were the words that Ronaldo shared with its design team to describe how he felt about joining Real Madrid from Manchester United.

“The details of the white boots — the color, the diamonds — they are beautiful; they are cool,” said Ronaldo in a statement. “I am sure, 100 percent, people are gonna like it.”

The “Chapter 5: Cut to Brilliance” boots drops September 29 on It will also be sold at select retailers like Weston Singapore.

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