Cristiano Ronaldo Jeopardizes Nike Sponsorship with Own CR7 Footwear Line

Following the announcement of Cristiano Ronaldo’s signature Nike Mercurial Superfly CR7 with the

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Following the announcement of Cristiano Ronaldo‘s signature Nike Mercurial Superfly CR7 with the Swoosh, the international soccer star has also unveiled a casual and formal footwear line bearing the same CR7 name (check it out at CR7Footwear.com). Nike has responded negatively to Ronaldo’s new footwear line due to a conflict of interest and has delivered an ultimatum to the soccer star to drop his newly launched casual footwear CR7 brand or have his sponsorship with Nike void. Worth a significant €9 million EUR a year (approximately $10.2 million USD), Ronaldo’s exclusive contract with Nike puts the Real Madrid forward in a choosy dilemma. Although reports expect Ronaldo to eventually side with Nike and cease his CR7 footwear line, Ronaldo has yet to officially make a decision regarding the matter. Stay tuned for further news.

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