To celebrate Ronaldo's move to the number 7 shirt and his transformative years at Manchester United, Nike have created the fourth Chapter of the CR7 Mercurial range; Forged For Greatness. The design of the boots, uses molten orange & red gradients with metallic grey as a base for a really stand out boot, the are available in Ronaldo's preferred Superfly, as well as Vapor, Veloce & Victory versions and indoor Proximo too.
Prominently placed on the medial side the CR7 logo, has a stand out 7 against the CR, acknowleging his shift to number 7, on the heel of the boots are the Roman numerals for twenty-eight, his previous shirt number at Lisbon, with the VII highlighted for his move to number 7, a shirt worn by huge names at Old Trafford like George Best, Eric Cantona, David Beckham and Bryan Robson.
The CR7 logo on the medial side features a prominent 7 against tonal CR lettering to highlight his shift to the number seven shirt during these years. The heel counter features the Roman numerals for 28, Ronaldo’s previous number, with the VII of the XVIII highlighted to reference the emergence of seven from 28.