Sunderland’s Darren Bent went ‘Tweeting’ mad when he personalised his Umbro Speciali football boots.

Darren Bent hit the headlines in the summer for using his Twitter account ) to have a go at Spurs chairman Daniel Levy for holding back his transfer from Spurs to Sunderland. Now he’s becoming renowned for his Twittering, he’s decided to publish his Twitter account name on his football boots.

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Darren Bent in his personalised Umbro Speciali football boots

Bent d'©buted the new personalised football boots when Sunderland drew 2-2 with West Ham.

Bent didn’t get on the scoresheet, but has a modest tally of eight goals from ten games.


The Umbro Speciali featuring Bent’s Twitter account name and logo

Bent has also used the Twitter community to help him decide upon his next pair of football boots which will see him featuring a dynamite design on the sole of the football boot.

Bent will feature one of these three designs on his new football boots

We’ve seen initials, children’s names, squad numbers and more used in boot personalisation, but is this the most bizarre boot personalisation you’ve come across?

darren bent twitter football bootsLet us know the most unusual one you have come across below in the comments, or Tweet the Footy Boots team at


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