In 1998 Nike launched the first Mercurial football boot — a boot that changed the game when it came to football boots. It was the first boot designed/inspired by the athlete. A boot designed for a specific style of play.
The player was Brasilian football phenomenon Ronaldo Luís Nazário de Lima, popularly dubbed “El Fenómeno,” but more commonly known as Ronaldo.
This boot changed the game back in the day, now to honour the legend R9 Nike are releasing 1998 pairs of a remake of the original.