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‘El Samba’ World Cup Prizm 1/1s Launching on Panini America’s New eBay Platform

June 12, 2014

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To coincide with today’s opening of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Panini America has created a one-of-a-kind “El Samba” parallel version of its internationally popular 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Prizm trading card set that will be available exclusively on the company’s new eBay platform beginning today. Inspired by the yellow-and-green colorway of the host country, the “El Samba” 1/1 parallels feature both a color scheme and printing pattern that were not utilized in the original Prizm product.

Panini America will launch 10 new three-day auctions each day throughout the World Cup, beginning with today’s first lot, which includes stars from Brazil, Croatia, Chile and Australia. As the World Cup progresses, Panini America will also add 1/1 “El Samba” parallel autographs to the auction roster.

Stay tuned to The Knight’s Lance for additional details on the exclusive “El Samba” auction. For now, here’s the tentative auction schedule for the first week:

June 12, 2014
104 Julio Cesar Brazil Goalkeeper
105 Dani Alves Brazil Defender
116 Stipe Pletikosa Croatia Goalkeeper
117 Darijo Srna Croatia Defender
106 David Luiz Brazil Defender
118 Luka Modric Croatia Midfielder
41 Claudio Bravo Chile Goalkeeper
42 Mauricio Isla Chile Defender
14 Mathew Ryan Australia Goalkeeper
15 Lucas Neill Australia Defender
June 13, 2014
36 Charles Itandje Cameroon Goalkeeper
37 Nicolas Nkoulou Cameroon Defender
143 Guillermo Ochoa Mexico Goalkeeper
144 Miguel Layun Mexico Midfielder
145 Rafael Marquez Mexico Defender
173 Xabi Alonso Spain Midfielder
174 Sergio Busquets Spain Midfielder
175 David Silva Spain Midfielder
27 Jasper Cillessen Netherlands Goalkeeper
28 Bruno Martins Indi Netherlands Defender
June 14, 2014
47 David Ospina Colombia Goalkeeper
48 Cristian Zapata Colombia Defender
99 Orestis Karnezis Greece Goalkeeper
100 Sokratis Papastathopoulos Greece Defender
189 Fernando Muslera Uruguay Goalkeeper
56 Bryan Ruiz Costa Rica Forward
124 Leonardo Bonucci Italy Defender
125 Giorgio Chiellini Italy Defender
134 Joe Hart England Goalkeeper
135 Ashley Cole England Defender
June 15, 2014
57 Boubacar Barry Ivory Coast Goalkeeper
58 Didier Zokora Ivory Coast Midfielder
195 Atsuto Uchida Japan Defender
196 Yuto Nagatomo Japan Defender
181 Diego Benaglio Switzerland Goalkeeper
182 Stephan Lichtsteiner Switzerland Defender
63 Alexander Dominguez Ecuador Goalkeeper
64 Antonio Valencia Ecuador Midfielder
76 Eric Abidal France Defender
114 Maynor Figueroa Honduras Defender
June 16, 2014
83 Manuel Neuer Germany Goalkeeper
157 Fabio Coentrao Portugal Defender
121 Rahman Ahmadi Iran Goalkeeper
122 Javad Nekounam Iran Midfielder
151 Victor Moses Nigeria Midfielder
96 Sulley Muntari Ghana Midfielder
97 Kevin-Prince Boateng Ghana Forward
70 Landon Donovan United States Forward
71 Jozy Altidore United States Forward
150 Vincent Enyeama Nigeria Goalkeeper
June 17, 2014
19 Vincent Kompany Belgium Defender
20 Axel Witsel Belgium Midfielder
1 Rais M’Bolhi Algeria Goalkeeper
2 Madjid Bougherra Algeria Defender
147 Giovani Dos Santos Mexico Forward
148 Javier Hernandez Mexico Forward
111 Hulk Brazil Forward
110 Paulinho Brazil Midfielder
163 Dmitri Kombarov Russia Defender
73 Lee Chung-Yong Korea Republic Midfielder
June 18, 2014
29 Arjen Robben Netherlands Midfielder
30 Kevin Strootman Netherlands Midfielder
16 Luke Wilkshire Australia Midfielder
17 Tim Cahill Australia Midfielder
43 Arturo Vidal Chile Midfielder
44 David Pizarro Chile Midfielder
176 Cesc Fabregas Spain Midfielder
177 Andres Iniesta Spain Midfielder
40 Samuel Eto’o Cameroon Forward
119 Eduardo Croatia Forward
12 Comments leave one →
  1. Sport Card Collectors permalink
    June 12, 2014 12:51 pm

    Those look tremendous!

  2. Robb permalink
    June 12, 2014 3:55 pm

    I bought 12 packs of World Cup Europe computer code version today at Dollar Tree. I was so happy I saw them and they had them.

  3. Pat Reiter permalink
    June 12, 2014 4:27 pm

    I can’t. find any of these. Panini are hard to find at retail stores and no hobby stores around area

  4. June 13, 2014 4:22 am

    It would be a neat contest for people to guess whose card will sell for the most out of all these, maybe bring some interest to the individual players to those like me who know very little about the sport. Thanks Tracy!

  5. Scott permalink
    June 13, 2014 7:32 am

    I didn’t like the Prizm Football Pylon Auction, and I don’t like this. I might give it a pass if this was some kind of charity event, but doesn’t look like it. Straight Cash Grab.

  6. Chris Krueger permalink
    June 15, 2014 11:30 am

    why are the cards for the world cup are only available to the US?

    • June 15, 2014 1:49 pm

      They’re available for international shipping. We had a mistake on the listing of the initial lot of 10 cards. That option has been corrected going forward.

  7. J Brown permalink
    June 18, 2014 11:32 am

    Why does Panini not offer combine shipping for these cards? I won 5 cards and really don’t want to pay over $50 to ship them within the United States.

  8. June 18, 2014 12:00 pm

    when will the next list go up for the upcoming cards

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