Panini, leader among the Italian publishing houses, launches a new initiative to celebrate the great protagonists and the salient events of the Serie A championship that has just ended: “Serie A TIM 2020-2021 Official Celebration Set”, the exclusive collection of card dedicated to the Inter champion of Italy, to the matches and moments to remember, as well as to the best players of the last season. This special collection, created for the first time in Italy by the Modena-based company, is divided into 60 double-sided cards (50 with UV polishing and the other 10 with silver foil), contained in a special box together with a 32-page mini-magazine with all the statistics of the championship and with the tricolor patch of the scudetto to be applied on your jersey as a gift. But that is not all. The collection is destined to increase in value: it presents rare “Parallel” cards, numbered, with printed autographs, limited editions or even produced in a single copy.
Antonio Allegra, Panini’s Italian Market Director, said: “The ‘Celebration Set’ dedicated to Serie A TIM 2020-21 aims to offer fans and enthusiasts an opportunity to gather and keep all the great players and events. unforgettable moments of the championship that has just ended. This box set also wants to respond to the growing demand for collectibles related to the world of football that are increasingly rare and exclusive, in the wake of the great success of similar collections made by our company in the United States “.
This special collection contains first of all three “Celebration” cards on the winning teams of the national trophies, the first dedicated to Inter and the other two to Juventus for the Coppa Italia and PS5 SuperCup 2020. Another 6 cards are also dedicated to Inter and see a composition of 19 players who led the Nerazzurri team to sew the flag on their chest, as well as the single card of the Milanese team coach, Antonio Conte.
There are also 20 cards on the “Top Players”, one for each team, on the players who stood out among their teammates: among these, there are also some of the protagonists of the current “Euro 2020” tournament and the successes of our National, such as Federico Chiesa, Domenico Berardi, Andrea Belotti, Nicolò Barella and Lorenzo Insigne. Another 15 cards concern the champions awarded the MVP (Most Valuable Player) awards by Lega Serie A, both monthly and at the end of the championship. Finally, 8 “Top Moments” cards are dedicated to the crucial moments of the season, and another 8 “Top Stats” cards celebrate the overall season records, both individual and team.
But that’s not all. A “Parallel” card of one of the 15 MVPs of the Serie A TIM 2020-21 with limited numbers and colors will be included free of charge in all the boxes. In addition, in orders received by 31 July next, for the luckiest buyers it will be possible to find an additional surprise for free: an additional “Parallel” card, the “Goal Machine” dedicated to Cristiano Ronaldo, with printed autograph, numbering and limited colors. These special “Parallel” cards will be the most sought after by collectors, having a maximum circulation of only 149 copies for the red ones up to the very rare card in the black variant printed in a single copy.