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Cristiano Ronaldo’s new boots inspired by Madeira

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Nike have released the first of seven boots celebrating the life of three-time Ballon d'Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo, with the Madeira-inspired design set to go on sale to the public on October 31.

Having grown up on the volcanic island of Madeira, off the coast of Portugal, the new design takes inspiration from the Real Madrid star's place of birth by incorporating a lava design with a smaller CR7 logo on the heel.

Ronaldo's first release in the series represents the significance of his birthplace and Nike's intentions to celebrate the various stages of the forward's career, with further releases expected in 2016.

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"Madeira will always be close to my heart," Ronaldo said, in Nike's promotional video of the new Savage Beauty boots (watch below).

“I’m so happy to represent my island all over the world. It’s a fantastic feeling."

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An official statement from Nike said: "The lava-inspired print on Savage Beauty is one of the most intricate Nike has ever produced on a pair of boots.

"A collaboration between Nike's World Headquarters and its expert artisans in Montebelluna, Italy, the vibrant, six-color graphic flows from toe to heel to accentuate Ronaldo's speed."

The 30-year-old has scored over 500 career goals, won championships titles in England and Spain and two Champions League titles with Manchester United and Madrid.

He has started this campaign in typically brilliant fashion - 12 goals in as many appearances so far - and we can expect him to add to that tally further with his new, home-inspired footwear.

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