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Ryan Bertrand celebrates Black History Month with MLK boots

PICTURED: Ryan Bertrand

RYAN BERTRAND wore specially designed Martin Luther King boots to pay tribute to Black History Month during Southampton’s recent match against Chelsea.

The Southampton defender wore the boots, which were designed by Nike, in honour of the annual national recognition of black

The boots feature Martin Luther King’s face and the words: “I have a dream” from his iconic speech.

Bertrand’s number 21 also features on the boots.

BLACK HISTORY: Ryan Bertrand's Martin Luther King boot

The 29 year old’s team lost to Chelsea at home on Sunday 3-0.

It was the team’s third consecutive defeat. They have not won a game at home this season.

Nike has supported Black History Month with a range of collections that honour inspiring figures who have played significant roles in history throughout the years.

The sportswear brand’s recent campaign to mark the anniversary of Just Do It featured Serena Williams and NFL player and social justice campaigner Colin Kaepernick.

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