Lionel Messi got recently his 5th Ballon d’Or trophy and Adidas have honored him with a platinum football boot – the colour of perfection.
The boots land as part of a new Adidas campaign titled “I’m here to create”, which not only marks Messi’s records, but his most jaw-dropping moments in football. Now, Adidas has continued to honour the greatest player of all time by presenting Messi with a new platinum boot for the ultimate creator, containing real platinum elements, which never seen before on a football boot.
The platinum boot design is based on the current in-line Messi15 model and uses pearlescent Argentinian premium leather, enhanced with pure metallic platinum elements. The Messi logo and the adidas logo are both made out of real platinum, and the back of the boot is embossed with four gold and one platinum embellished dots to commemorate Messi’s record haul of Ballon d’Or titles. The Spanish phrase found on the insole of the boot “el más grande de todos los tiempos” means “the greatest of all time”.