As Highsnobiety reported Wednesday, Nike has gifted the “99 Club” trio custom gold cleats to commemorate their rankings, sending football-geared Air Jordan 1s to Wagner and special Nike Force Savage Elites to Donald and Mack.
The Force Savage Elites feature white mesh-based uppers with gold trim, with each athlete’s name printed on the midfoot strap, while the field-ready Jordan 1s tout gold leather with a white Nike Swoosh and tongue, according to Sole Collector.
The only 99-rated player in “Madden 20” not to receive a pair of the cleats, which are exclusive to the athletes, was Houston Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins, who is represented by Adidas. Nike kicked off its custom “Madden” cleats in 2018, honoring three of the seven “99 Club” members from that season — Antonio Brown, Luke Kuechly and Rob Gronkowski.
Per Highsnobiety, the same gold shoes gifted to this year’s players have also been rendered for an appearance in the actual “Madden 20” game, although it remains unclear how they’ll be accessible within it.