Antonio Brown receives gold cleats from Nike in honor of 99 Madden rating (pic)
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown recently became a first-time member of the “Madden 99 Club” of the iconic video game franchise.
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To commemorate the esteemed honor, Nike presented the superstar wideout with a pair of custom gold cleats.
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski and Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly — fellow 99ers in the upcoming “Madden NFL 19” edition — also received the custom kicks from Nike.
Brown took to Instagram to show off his new spiffy sneakers. Brown’s “Boomin’” catchphrase is featured on the cleats in gold lettering.
Joining Brown, Gronkowski and Kuechly in the “Madden 99 Club” this year are Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, Los Angeles Rams defensive lineman Aaron Donald, Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller and Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, as noted by the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.
Brown’s inclusion in the “Madden 99 Club” is without question a well-deserved honor. After all, Brown boasts a résumé arguably unrivaled in the NFL at this time. The Steelers wide receiver is a six-time Pro Bowler, a four-time First-Team All-Pro and has led the NFL in both receiving yards and receptions on two occasions.