Its 2014 Prizm World Cup and Sticker Collections sold well and now Panini America is hoping for an encore using a brand familiar to baseball card collectors.
The company has announced plans for 2015 Donruss Soccer, which will focus on “the world’s most prominent club and national teams”.
Among the teams featured will be Real Madrid, FC Barcelona, Bayern Munich,Paris Saint-Germain, Atletico Madrid, AC Milan and Club America. National teams featured include the United States, Germany, Brazil,Argentina, England, Italy, Spain and Mexico.
Panini says 50 international players have signed for the product including Angel Di Maria, Iker Casillas, Wesley Sneijder, Miroslav Klose, David de Gea, Mats Hummels and others.
Pitch Kings (like Diamond Kings, get it?) will feature notables such as Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar, David Luiz and others.
Autograph content will include combo, triple and quad signature cards. Angel Di Maria, Javier Mascherano, Sergio Ramos, Pepe, Xabi Alonso, Daley Blind and Miguel Layun are among the others who have signed for the product.
Among the major hits are The Beautiful Game Combo, Triple and Quad autograph cards of stars like Ronaldo, Gareth Bale, Arjen Robben, James Rodriguez, Radamel Falcao, Luis Suarez and Frank Lampard.