Wednesday, April 3, 2013

NIKE CR7 Collection: Cristiano Ronaldo w/ New CR Mercurial Vapor IX Boot


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We celebrate USA Soccer's 100th birthday this week up in the Big Apple---but really when we saw a bunch of friendlies around the area the last two Spring/Summers-including a Real Madrid display...it's when we got the "...this is how we do it..." football religion.

Mercurial Vapor Superfly II.
Mercurial Vapor Superfly II.

Mercurial Vapor Superfly II.

Mercurial Vapor Superfly II.

Cristiano Ronaldo, naturally-displayed his lightening fast skills...and on that Speed theme, Nike is launching (April 11th, 2013) the new CR7 Collection---with the new three way color-block CR Mercurial Vapor IX (white-neon orange, with a neon yellow and orange safari print)...-inspired by the safari print that was first seen on a Cristiano Ronaldo product in 2010 on the Mercurial Vapor Superfly II.

EVEN seen from the nosebleed seats, easy---the traffic stopping,  Mercurial Vapor IX features..."an engineered upper that enchances support and touch allowing Ronaldo to perform at high levels of speed and skill. A leather-like finish on the upper, preferred by the athlete, and Nike’s innovative All Conditions Control (ACC) technology further aids his performance; the special treatment now used on all Nike boots ensures a consistent touch whether playing in wet or dry conditions weather." [from the press release]

Nice touch also-the "love to win, hate to lose" logo on the heel and on the apparel pieces...a CR7 Collection signature.




Clothing wise-a mix of performance pieces and lifestyle items...including a Saturday Jacket with drawstring hem and front patch pockets---and kicks that are retro inspired, Nike Tennis Classics-a Cristiano fav...