Nike are raising a toast to the 25-year career of Francesco Totti.
To celebrate the remarkable story of AS Roma's captain, playmaker and talisman, Nike Football has unveiled the 'Tiempo Totti X Roma' boot – limited to just 2,500 pairs.
The 40-year-old has spent his entire professional career with AS Roma and became club captain in the 1998-99 season. 25 years after making his debut and more than 300 goals later, he's referred to as the city's Eigth King.
The upper of the 'Tiempo Totti' is crafted in soft leather with gold colourway and personalised with 'TOTTI' text on the heel counter. The tongue features signature scroll, while the boot is adorned with the roman numeral 'X' in reference to Totti's shirt number, as well as the ancient history of the city of Rome.
Speaking about the boot, Totti said:
"When I thought about a boot that could reflect the 25 years of my career, I immediately thought of gold. This boot had to encapsulate all my values — my family, AS Roma and the city of Rome. Nike understood straightaway how to create these boots."
The Tiempo Totti x Roma boots will be available from nike.com, the pop-up Totti X Roma store in Piazza San Lorenzo, Lucina and select retailers from today.
Long live the King.