ON AUGUST 12 2003, 18-YEAR-OLD CRISTIANO RONALDO ARRIVED IN ENGLAND TO JOIN HIS NEW TEAM, MANCHESTER UNITED. EXPECTING TO WEAR THE NO 28 WHICH HE WORE AT SPORTING, HIS NEW CLUB TRUSTED HIM WITH THE ICONIC NUMBER 7 SHIRT. THIS IS WHERE CR7 WAS BORN.

IT WAS DURING THIS TIME THAT RONALDO LEARNED THE ART OF FOOTBALL, AND THE MOLTEN-ORANGE AND METALLIC GREY DESIGN OF THE BOOTS REPRESENTS HOT IRON BEING FORGED INTO SHAPE, SYMBOLISING HIS TRANSFORMATION FROM AN OUTSTANDING TALENT INTO A SUPERSTAR.