Limited Edition Lazzarini Sneakers Released by Pantofola D’Oro in Honour of Roger Milla

February 12, 2024

Few goal celebrations in the world are as iconic as that of Roger Milla at Italia ‘90. The then-38 year old scored four times, making him the oldest goalscorer at a World Cup at the time, and his second goal against Colombia was followed by a jig of joy at the corner flag. And each goal was scored with the Pantofola d’Oro Lazzarini on foot, and now the brand pay tribute.

Pantofola d’Oro boots have been worn by some legends of the game over the years, scoring many great goals in the process. But one celebration in particular sticks in the memory for those old enough to recall it, and it was that of Roger Milla at Italia ’90. At 38 years old, the Cameroonian left an indelible mark in the minds of fans across the world, finding the net an impressive four times at the tournament – and every time off the bench. Each goal was celebrated in the same fashion – Milla ran to the corner flag and did a little dance, a move that later saw him dubbed “King of the Corner Flag”. His efforts at that tournament propelled him to stardom, both in his home nation and across the world, and he accomplished his feats while wearing the Pantofola d’Oro Lazzarini, which the brand have now faithfully recreated in his honour.

The only difference of note between the boot that Milla wore and this rerelease, called the Pantofola d’Oro Lazzarini x Indomitable, is that the forward wore a soft ground soleplate at the 1990 World Cup, while here it is presented in a firm ground execution. But the upper is a faithful recreation, featuring the same super soft leather upper, offering a traditional fit and feel. The simplistic look sees the classic black base joined by gold branding on the tongue and on the sides of the boot. The number 9 in the tournament font then features on the heel tab to complete the throwback look.

These boots are a testament to the skill and style that Milla brought to the pitch. The images of him celebrating his goals with his famous dance have become iconic in the sport. Now, fans can own their own piece of football history with the Pantofola d’Oro Lazzarini x Indomitable boots. They offer a modern take on a classic design, paying homage to a legendary player and his memorable moments at the World Cup. Whether you’re a fan of Milla, a collector of football memorabilia, or simply appreciate unique and stylish footwear, these boots are a must-have.

So, lace up the Pantofola d’Oro Lazzarini x Indomitable boots and channel your inner Roger Milla. Step onto the pitch with confidence and style, knowing that you’re wearing the same boots that he wore during his incredible performances at Italia ’90. It’s a chance to feel connected to a footballing legend and a reminder of the joy and passion that the sport brings. Embrace the history and heritage of the game with these special edition boots.

Ethan Holland
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