As one of the hottest names in modern global soccer, Cristiano Ronaldo stands alone when it comes to his raw talent and sophisticated style. And Nike continues to show it’s dedication arguably the best soccer player in the game today, with another release of the CR7 Collection in time for the 2012 holidays. Debuting the Mercurial Vapor VIII CR7 FG in a 2-1 loss to Borussia Dortmund in UEFA Champion’s League, Ronaldo deployed the sleek style that fans and athletes everywhere are craving this holiday season.
The color combination is unique: at first glance, it appears to show a classic black upper with a white swoosh (no wows there), but a closer look reveals a careful blend of neon pink and light blue. This modern twist is a perfect representation of Ronaldo’s style of play but also his philosophy on the game: utter hatred of losing.
At the top of the ticket is the recently overhauled Nike Mercurial Vapor VIII CR7 edition. This firm ground cleat is the exact cleat customized for Ronaldo, optimized for explosive speed of one of the best athletes in the game. A contoured speed last and re-engineered heel cup are softer and more comfortable, without compromising durability or comfort.
The reduced weight of the Vapor VIII CR7 lends even more explosive speed to maximize closing speed, but simultaneously maintain control with Nike All Conditions Control. When the weather throws you rain and cold, you’ll enjoy the maximum touch, speed control and precision striking. The take-down models include most of Nike’s Mercurial offering, including the Jr Vapor, Glide FG, and Miracle FG/TF/IC in both Adult and Youth, plus as you may have guessed, the NIKE5 Gato Leather CR7.
But Cristiano Ronaldo doesn’t just stop at the pitch. His personality, whether you love or hate him, is well-known. That’s why Nike branded a collection of training and casual apparel items in this CR7 release. Feast your eyes on the CR7 track jacket, training top, t-shirt, backpack, slip-in shin guards and more.
We’ll cut to the point and let you see the collection yourself. Shop soccerloco.com/cr7 and pre-order all of the Nike CR7 Collection for 2012. Shipping begins mid-November.