The football boots worn by World Cup stars can reach iconic status.
But his understated pair were left in the shadow of the glistening, golden boots worn by Germany's Gerd Muller during the tournament four years later.
A few years later, the height of evolution in boots arrived via the Adidas Predator.
The Predator Cup boots, sported most notably by Thomas Hassler at USA '94, were followed by the Accelerators, worn by the key to France's victory on home soil in '98, Zinedine Zidane.
Spain legend Xavi wore Predator X boots as he helped La Roja pass their way to glory in South Africa in '10, while Colombia's James Rodriguez earned the Golden Boot in Brazil '14, scoring six times in his Adidas F50 Adizero's.
Will we see another pair of legendary boots emerge in Russia?