Thursday, 15 January 2015

That's How Bigger Boys Roll!! 

After picking up his third Ballon d’Or, Real Madrid and Portugal striker, Cristiano Ronaldo is to wear the diamond-encrusted and personalized gold boots he got as a gift from sports brand, Nike.

According to reports, the former Manchester United star will wear the boots for the first time in the second leg of Real Madrid’s Copa del Rel tie against Atletico Madrid today, Thursday, January 15, 2015.

The boots, dubbed the ‘Mercurial CR7 Rare Gold,’ features a healthy dose of gold coloring to match Cristiano’s latest individual award....

According to the official blurb, the micro-diamonds are "remnants from larger stones that are painstakingly perfected by craftsmen."

Also: "As the diamonds are refined and the details sharpened, tiny pieces are cut away, leaving micro-diamonds behind as evidence of work in progress.