They say women are all shoe-crazy! See what happens when famous footballers put up their shoes literally on sale? They make history by ensuring that the shoes are sold at an obscenely staggering amount! That’s exactly what happened when John Terry, Wayne Rooney, and Rio Ferdinand decided to sell their shoes. And to justify the costs, they just bejeweled it a bit! With a total of 7,444 precious stones on the three pairs, the total value of the shoes comes to around $563,400!
If you look at John Terry’s Umbro boots alone, they are studded with 2,734 shining rocks. The shoes bear his children’s names, Summer and Georgie, and come with a red and the cross of St George embroidered on the tongue. The studs come with 84 black diamonds and set in white gold. And his famous No.6 has been set in white gold surrounded by over 27 carat of white diamonds and around 11 carat of sapphires. This pair alone is valued around $197,600. Manchester United striker Rooney’s blue and white Nike boots have 2,576 gems with over 10 carat of white diamonds and 31 carat of black diamonds. His famous No. 10 is created from rose gold and this pair is valued around $183,000. The last pair owned by Rio Ferdinand, are black and white Nike boots spray painted in a graffiti-style artwork. His famous No. 5 is crafted in rose gold too but it comes with gold-tipped laces. With 2,494 stones consisting of over 18 carat white diamonds, 15 carat black diamonds and almost 11 carat of rubies, this pair is valued at around $197,600 as well.