History of Cristiano Ronaldo’s Football Boots | The Timeline

History Cristiano Ronaldo Football Boots Timeline

Cristiano Ronaldo and Nike have extended their long running partnership with a contract that CR7 says is “for life”.

To mark the occasion, we’ve created a timeline of some of Cristiano’s key moments in Nike football boots. 

Cristiano Ronaldo has been in an agreement with Nike since 2003, in fact he even wore Nike boots before this first agreement. Since then he has become one of the most famous and marketable footballers on the planet and he has worn over 60 different Nike Mercurial football boots so far in his career.

We’ve selected some of them in the timeline below, which also pick out some of his most memorable career moments. The timeline begins with a 2003 Mercurial Vapor and ends with the CR7 Discovery.

Cristiano Ronaldo Football Boot History – Nike Mercurial 

 

2003 MERCURIAL VAPOR

8th November 2003

2003 MERCURIAL VAPOR

To celebrate Cristiano signing on the dotted line with Nike, the Mercurial Vapor was born. At the time of release, Cristiano was still playing

2003 MERCURIAL VAPOR R9

8th November 2003

2003 MERCURIAL VAPOR R9

After impressing the legend that is Sir Alex Ferguson, in a friendly against Manchester Utd, Cristiano kick started his career. He joined the red

2004 MERCURIAL VAPOR II R9

8th November 2004

2004 MERCURIAL VAPOR II R9

The gold Mercurial Vapor II echoed the shiny features of the first piece of silverware for CR7. His performance merited him with the winning

2007 MERCURIAL VAPOR III

8th November 2007

2007 MERCURIAL VAPOR III

Everyone remembers the famous ‘Wink’ after getting Rooney sent off in the world cup finals. But the 06-07 season was a breakthrough year for

2008 MERCURIAL VAPOR IV SL

8th November 2008

2008 MERCURIAL VAPOR IV SL

The next season went all the way down to the wire, with Cristiano scoring the goal that secured his second Premier League title. His

2008 MERCURIAL VAPOR SL

8th November 2008

2008 MERCURIAL VAPOR SL

The triumphant season didn’t end there. This Nike boot release, made entirely from Carbon Fiber, helped Cristiano bag a champions league final goal and

2009 MERCURIAL VAPOR SUPERFLY

8th November 2009

2009 MERCURIAL VAPOR SUPERFLY

The boots, and the medals, didn’t stop there either! The Vapor Superfly debuted the season CR7 won his third Premier League title for the

2009 MERCURIAL VAPOR SUPERFLY

8th November 2009

2009 MERCURIAL VAPOR SUPERFLY

After a successful run of years at Man Utd, Cristiano decides it’s time for a new challenge. It was a heated battle for clubs

2010 MERCURIAL SUPERFLY II

8th November 2010

2010 MERCURIAL SUPERFLY II

The second release of this series, the Mercurial Vapor Superfly II, see’s Cristiano debuting them into his first 3-2 derby with for Madrid.

2011 MERCURIAL SUPERFLY III

8th November 2011

2011 MERCURIAL SUPERFLY III

The 2011 drop of the Vapor III helped Ronaldo bag two important goals, home and away, during Madrid’s quarter final match up in the

2011 MERCURIAL VAPOR SUPERFLY III CR

8th November 2011

2011 MERCURIAL VAPOR SUPERFLY III CR

Arguably Ronaldo’s highest scoring boots to date scoring over 60 goals! These CR7 edition first debuted in the second ‘El Classico’ of the season.

2012 MERCURIAL VAPOR VIII

8th November 2012

2012 MERCURIAL VAPOR VIII

Another big scoring season for Ronaldo as he reaches the 40 goal tally for Madrid. His hat-trick against fellow rival giants Barcelona in the

2012 MERCURIAL VAPOR VIII

8th November 2012

2012 MERCURIAL VAPOR VIII

He waited a longer time than his playing days at Man Utd, but Ronaldo finally clinched his first La Liga title with Madrid, sporting

2013 MERCURIAL VAPOR IX

8th November 2013

2013 MERCURIAL VAPOR IX

Starts 2013 with a bang! Nike release a special Mercurial Vapor IX commemorating his 2012 success.

2014 MERCURIAL VAPOR IX CR

8th November 2014

2014 MERCURIAL VAPOR IX CR

A special release from Nike to pay homage to Ronaldo winning the 2013 Ballon d’Or award, averaging a goal a game and becoming the

2014 MERCURIAL SUPERFLY IV

8th November 2014

2014 MERCURIAL SUPERFLY IV

Ronaldo doesn’t just do it for his club, but he also produces for his country, with CR7 scoring his 50th goal for Portugal. He

2015 MERCURIAL SUPERFLY IV CR7 SE

8th November 2015

2015 MERCURIAL SUPERFLY IV CR7 SE

Another year, another consecutive Ballon d’Or win for Ronaldo. Nike paid homage to this with a classy black and gold Superfly IV release.

2015 MERCURIAL SUPERFLY IV CR7 324K

8th November 2015

2015 MERCURIAL SUPERFLY IV CR7 324K

Becomes Madrid’s leading scorer of all time in Oct 2015, scoring his 324th goal in 311 games.

2016 MERCURIAL SUPERFLY V

8th November 2016

2016 MERCURIAL SUPERFLY V

Ronaldo & Nike Debut the new Superfly in the UEFA Champions League final. The winning penalty scored by Cristiano secures his second Champions league

2016 MERCURIAL SUPERFLY V CR7 DISCOVERY

8th November 2016

2016 MERCURIAL SUPERFLY V CR7 DISCOVERY

Debuts the CR7 Chapter 3 boots on pitch soon…

2018 – NIKE MERCURIAL SUPERFLY VI

11th August 2021

2018 – NIKE MERCURIAL SUPERFLY VI

2018 saw another big money move for Cristiano, securing a spot with Italian side Juventus for a record fee of €100 million, the biggest


Football Boot: CR7 Discovery – Chapter III in his series.

Players: Cristiano Ronaldo

Availability: 7th November 2016

Weight: 190g

Price: £265

Shop: CR7 >>

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