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The Kickoff: Panini America Begins Packout for 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ Prizm

April 25, 2014

Panini America 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Prizm Inserts Part One (43)

You’ve seen preliminary product information from that initial headline-grabbing announcement in late February. You’ve seen the uncut sheet previews here, here and here. Now, following so much pre-release buzz, we’re finally ready to start showing off some honest-to-goodness finished cards from Panini America’s 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ Prizm set, a release that could very well go down as one of the most globally collected trading card sets in . . . well . . . forever.

And that would likely be true even if 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ Prizm didn’t feature arguably the greatest soccer autograph checklist ever assembled (which it does). But we’ll get to that legendary list of signers next week. Today, we’re bringing you up close and personal with some of the set’s shimmering insert cards and their various splendid parallels — just some of the results from the packout process that began in earnest late last week.

Some of the product began shipping to international destinations earlier this week. U.S. collectors can expect to find the product on shelves starting around May 7. Trust us, though, we’ll have plenty more previews to share between now and then. But today, sit back and enjoy this . . .

29 Comments leave one →
  1. voidhelix permalink
    April 25, 2014 1:00 pm

    International destinations?

  2. richo permalink
    April 25, 2014 1:06 pm

    Hi,
    These look great, good job! Can I ask two quick questions.
    1) I didn’t realise the mascot and stadium had numbered parallels. Are these the same as the different base parallels?
    2) will any of the autographs be by redemption, or are they all pack inserted?
    Thanks,
    richo

    • April 25, 2014 1:16 pm

      They are the same, yes, sir. And . . .no redemptions. 100 percent live autographs!

  3. KoNiKo permalink
    April 25, 2014 1:21 pm

    Is launching in Spain also? thanks.

  4. Dan G. permalink
    April 25, 2014 1:53 pm

    Those are some great looking pics! I cannot wait for the release…and no redemptions all live autographs that’s fantastic considering the line up!

  5. April 25, 2014 2:58 pm

    Well written Tracy! Will there be a guaranteed auto per box or will they be inserted in rations such as 1 in every 3 or something? Thanks! Go Mean Green

    • April 25, 2014 3:22 pm

      Go Mean Green indeed! Appreciate the kind words. Not one autograph in every box, but not far off of that. Not sure what the final ratio is, but will let you know when I do.

  6. nikpounder permalink
    April 25, 2014 4:51 pm

    Hi Tracy,

    You mentioned retail in another post. Will there be any retail exclusive inserts?

  7. Sport Card Collectors permalink
    April 25, 2014 5:04 pm

    Looking great!

  8. richard crum permalink
    April 25, 2014 5:18 pm

    Is there going to be a retail version?
    I have no hobby shops in my area

  9. April 25, 2014 9:06 pm

    Reblogged this on Locating Frankenstein's Brain.

  10. April 25, 2014 9:42 pm

    Wi Will the cards be in a retail format?

  11. April 26, 2014 3:02 am

    Panini took the best world sport and put it on Prizm cardboard, can you say “Amazing”? May 7th can not get here soon enough.

  12. Stuart permalink
    April 26, 2014 9:43 am

    Is this product being released in the UK?

  13. Brian permalink
    April 26, 2014 12:07 pm

    Tracy, when are we going to get a first look at the autographs? The world is waiting!

    • April 27, 2014 12:49 pm

      Stay tuned Monday or Tuesday. Trust me when I tell you, the wait will be worth it!

      • Javier Hernandez permalink
        April 30, 2014 10:12 am

        It’s Wednesday today and we’re dying to see the autos. Please don’t disappoint us Panini.

  14. adam permalink
    April 27, 2014 6:39 pm

    Will this be released any where in the UK???

  15. April 28, 2014 5:05 pm

    Solid adaptation of the Prizm program for FIFA, let the next international PMG craze begin! Thanks Tracy!

  16. Sebastian permalink
    April 29, 2014 2:49 pm

    Pictures of the Autographs ?

  17. May 17, 2014 10:18 am

    Tracy, when are we going to get a first look at the autographs? The world is waiting!

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