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Cam Newton's ugliest cleats yet

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You're gunning for a division championship game. Gotta make sure your cleat game is outrageous.

It's been a wild ride for Cam Newton's pre-game cleats this year. But on Sunday, before the Niners-Panthers Divisional Round playoff game, things reached a whole new level.

I'm just going to choose to believe this is an homage to the Snake Mountain toy from the Masters of the Universe line. Right, Cam? A little Skeletor shout-out? Because otherwise ... yuck.

UPDATE: Yep, totally thought these were purple. But they're not. Check out the back of the cleats, where things reach another level of "what the hell are you wearing?"

(h/t to Will Brinson)