The world football festival is practically just around the corner and the atmosphere begins to rise as well as the fever to fill the already traditional Panini album, an unmissable event every four years for collectors.
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Football fans get ready, in this way, to fill the iconic album of the biggest sporting event of the year. The collection for this occasion consists of a total of 638 stickers, including 50 special stickers.
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Also, For the first time in a FIFA World Cup collection, fans will be able to find additional Panini stickers – super rare stickers randomly inserted into the envelopes. These stickers stand out from the main collection because they feature an image of the player in action. 20 players have been selected, both Legends and Rookies, and each is represented in different color variations.
Officially produced by Panini since the 1970 World Cup in Mexico, these albums give global audiences something tangible to collect, no matter how their team plays.
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Through the ‘monas’ and the respective exchanges of repeated figures, soccer fans give an additional tint to the passion they feel for the most popular sport in the world.
Of course, for this occasion, filling the album will be somewhat more expensive. According to information from Panini Colombia, the box with 104 envelopes will be priced at $364,000, while the pack of 12 boxes of 104 envelopes will cost $4,368,000.
In the country, the traditional album will cost 9,900 pesos and the hard cover album will cost 34,900 pesos. The individual sheets will be worth 700 pesos; the envelope will be at 3,500 pesos
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Several of the collectors, through social networks, have already criticized the high cost of the envelopes and have stated that it will be very difficult to once again fulfill the dream of filling the World Cup album.
For the value of the envelopes, whoever wants to have one more edition with all the sheets will have to have a thick wallet to be able to have figures like Lionel Messi, from Argentina; Cristiano Ronaldo, from Portugal or Kylian Mbappé, from France, among other figures who will have an appointment with their teams in the World Cup.
The 2022 World Cup Panini album will be on sale in Colombia and around the world starting on Sunday, August 28.
The World Cup event will take place from November 21 to December 18 in Qatar, but the passion is already beginning to be experienced with the release of the album.