Man United striker Romelu Lukaku had a nostalgic look against Watford as he laced up some black boots

Boots come in all shapes and sizes nowadays.

With laces or without laces. With socks or without sock. That’s before we’ve even start talking about colours.

Trying to find a subtle boot isn’t an easy task in today’s market, especially among professional footballers.

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Not a black boot in sight

But Romelu Lukaku broke the mould when Man United travelled to Watford.

Lukaku laced up some black boots to take on Watford, which went down a treat with those people watching at home.

You stay classy Romelu.

You stay classy Rom


You stay classy Rom

But was there a deeper reason than simple aesthetics?

Lukaku wore a pair of adidas X 17.1 boots during United’s previous game- a narrow 1-0 win against Brighton.

However against Watford Lukaku wore Nike boots, which he’d attempted to colour in with black marker pen.

Could have done a better job with the permanent marker

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