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Around the world and back you’ll hear the name Cristiano Ronaldo mentioned thousands of times. The legendary figure in world football goes by the nickname ‘CR7’, synonymous to his legacy on the world stage. That’s why we ask you to step foot in China and the only name you’ll hear mentioned is Ronaldo. The CR7 Mercurial Superfly “Shuai” has dropped, in English “Shuai” translates to “Commander/Leader”. Nike have celebrated his stardom in China be releasing a limited-edition version of the Nike Mercurial Superfly.

Last week Nike launched their new Mercurial Vapor and Superfly in blue, black and orange which can be seen here at Now, the Portuguese icon, Ronaldo, has had his own boot designed and created by Nike celebrating the special connection between CR7 and China.

In terms of tech points the CR7 Superfly Shuai is the same as the models released for the ‘Under the Radar’ and ‘New Lights’. With a new generation in mind these speed demons are a classic CR7 look with lightweight Nikeskin material and split soleplate which is engineered to supercharge traction for fast trigger movements. An identity we think of when talking about Ronaldo.

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Now, let’s have a talk through the look of the boot. The white symbol infused around the upper is the sign for ‘Shuai’. Or in this case, ‘Tong Shuai’, which means ‘Commander’ in English. China see CR7 as a shining icon, something everyone looks up to. The blue Nikeskin upper works its way through to the soleplate and collar which is synonymous to a Nike Superfly.

The Nike swoosh is largened with a bright orange outline to make the swoosh stand out, aligned with the Shuai symbol continuing to run through the swoosh. A blue soleplate is matched with the orange tips of the FG blades.

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You can BUY the CR7 Nike Mercurial Superfly ‘Shuai’ on the 17th July online at


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