adidas unveil special edition adizero f50 football boots to celebrate Lionel Messi's 27th birthday ahead of Argentina’s final group game.

Unveiled today, the new boots are a birthday edition of the adizero f50 Messi boots and feature a bold colour scheme of green, blue, pink, orange and white. Messi is scheduled to wear the boots in training on his 27th birthday today, ahead of Argentina’s final group game tomorrow against Nigeria in Porto Alegre.

The birthday boots are a tribute from adidas to the Argentinian captain, who has scored two goals in as many games so far in the tournament. There are to be 27 total pairs made in total - each boot made to celebrate each year of Messi’s life - with two exclusive signed pairs to be given away on a competition @teammessi on his birthday. We'll also be giving you the chance to win a pair exclusivley on SoccerBible. Stay tuned for more info.