Bologna travelled to Naples on the weekend for a Serie A clash at the newly christened Diego Armando Maradona Stadium, but despite a 3-1 scoreline in favour of the hosts, Bologna manager Siniša Mihajlović stole some of the headlines, patrolling the touchline in a pair of limited edition Off-White Air Jordan 1 “University Blue”.

Ahead of the match up between Napoli and Bolgna, it would have been reasonable to assume that it might have been worth keeping an eye on the touchline, with Reno Gattuso at the helm of the home side, and Siniša Mihajlović overseeing the away – legends of eternal rivals Milan and Inter respectively. But in the absence of any fireworks the likes of those we were used to seeing back in the managers playing days, it was the pure style of the Bologna chief that caught the attention.

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Famed for his wand of a left foot back in the day, it was both feet that garnered admiring glances on Sunday, with the Serbian showing off a pair of limited edition Off-White Air Jordan 1 in “University Blue”, living up to his 'Sneaker King' moniker. It’s a reputation that’s been well earned, having been previously spotted in the dugout in Balenciaga Tracks as well as other versions of the Air Jordan, always paired with that now signature flat cap.

The Off-White x Air Jordan Colourway dropped in 2018 and were the third colourway designed by Virgil Abloh and made in collaboration with his Off-White label. They feature the iconic UNC colours, the University Of Carolina being Michael Jordan’s former stomping ground where he honed his skills between the hoops before hitting the global stage to become the world’s most influential basketball player of all time. The sneakers themselves originally retailed for around £140, but their price has since skyrocketed and they can now fetch prices upwards of £3000. But who can put a price on pure flex? You wish you could be half as cool as Mihajlović. So do we.

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Defeat is temporary, drip is permanent.