Earlier today Curbed reported soccer superstar Thierry Henry’s tremendous $9 million penthouse purchase at 39 Crosby Street; however, city records reveal that the Red Bulls’ striker isn’t the only fast-footed World Cup alum to likely start spending more time in downtown Manhattan.
Russian supermodel Irina Shayk (listed on the deed with her full name: Irena Shaykhlislamova—you say Tsar, I say Czar) just purchased a $1.963 million one-bedroom at swank 166 Perry Street, and, if you’ve ever caught a gander at Ms. Shayk, you’ll agree that her soccer stud boyfriend Cristiano Ronaldo will want to be spending as much time in the West Village apartment as possible. A Sports Illustrated swimsuit model who recently starred in Kanye West’s Power video, Ms. Shayk has also been the face of Armani Exchange, Guess and Lacoste.
The almost 2,500-square-foot condo with wide plank-oak flooring, floor-to-ceiling windows and 12-foot ceilings boasts a master suite accessible through a 10-foot sliding-glass pocket door and a master bath equipped with radiant heating and a “custom-designed sculpted Corian vanity, sink and shower”—perfect for an Adonis and his Aphrodite.
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