Cristiano Ronaldo helped Real Madrid overcome a one-goal deficit on Saturday as Los Blancos took on Real Zaragoza at the Bernabeu, wearing the all-new Superfly IIITrace Blue / Anthracite / Volt.

Real Madrid's Ronaldo debuts the Nike Superfly III in Trace Blue / Anthracite / Cyber

Stepping out of his most recent signature pair of football boots – the unmissable ‘barcode’ CR7 Superfly III – for the first time in almost two months, the Portuguese winger instead opted to give a debut to the Superfly IIITrace Blue / Anthracite / Volt – a great match for the Real Madrid kit.

Continuing his happy knack of scoring in almost every new colourway he debuts, Ronaldo duly tucked home from inside the six-yard box following some sublime approach play and a low-swooping cross from the outstanding Mesut Ozil.

Nike Superfly III Soccer Cleats in Trace Blue Anthracite Cyber

Most die-hard football boots-fans will be keen to know whether Ronaldo is genuinely wearing the Superfly III, or is instead wearing a disguised version of the upcoming Mercurial Vapor VIII.

Well, the answer to that question might be a little more grey than it previously seemed.

Cristiano Ronaldo debuts the new Nike Superfly III in Trace Blue / Anthracite / Cyber

Whilst the former Manchester United winger is almost certainly wearing the new glass-fibre sole with hybrid SG studs that we’ll see on the forthcoming Vapor VIII’s, the rest of Ronnie’s boots have changed a lot over the past few months.

This great picture – from late last month – shows that Ronaldo’s last signature model still used the Superfly-exclusive Flywire in the upper, making them a Superfly III with a Vapor VIII soleplate hybrid.

Up-Close picture of the Nike CR7 Superfly III

Whereas up-close pictures from this weekend certainly look a lot smoother than the previous incarnation, and definitely more in line with the flawlessly sleek upper we’ve seen the likes of Neymar and Theo Walcott wearing whilst testing the new Mercurial Vapor VIII.

Cristiano Ronaldo - or CR7 to his fans - scores his first goal in the Superfly III Trace Blue / Anthracite / Cyber at the Santiago Bernabeu

Despite being announced way back in December, the Superfly IIITrace Blue / Anthracite / Volt is due for retail release in mid-February with an RRP of £274.99 – and may well be the last Superfly III that we see!

What do you think of Cristiano Ronaldo’s new boots?

Let us know in the comments!

Special thanks to David, Shakib and Damian for hitting us up on our Facebook page to let us know about this great boot-spot!

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  1. says: Bishopville Red

    So, a Marquee “you must have it because it’s Ronaldo’s exclusive boot!” edition of shoes lasts all of what, 7 matches?  

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