Panini America Offers Detailed First Look at 2015 Donruss Soccer (Preview Gallery)

February 18, 2015

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So, how exactly does Panini America plan to follow up the spectacular soccer season that was 2014, when a passionate global fan base embraced both the Official 2014 FIFA World Cup™ Brazil Sticker Collection and the premiere edition of Prizm FIFA World Cup Soccer? The short answer to that question: By making more soccer trading card history in 2015. For the longer answer to that question, keep reading.

In mid April, Panini America will use its iconic Donruss brand to honor the greatest players, club and national teams in the world with 2015 Donruss Soccer, a standalone release (eight cards per pack, 24 packs per box) that will deliver one autograph, three numbered parallels and more than 35 inserts per box.

The first-ever set from Panini America that pays tribute to the world’s most prominent club and national teams, 2015 Donruss Soccer includes cards devoted to such prominent club teams as 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.

2015 Donruss Soccer is bolstered by autographs from 50 of the greatest soccer players in the world including Angel Di Maria, Iker Casillas, Wesley Sneijder, Miroslav Klose, David de Gea, Mats Hummels and more.

Additional highlights of the history-making 2015 Donruss Soccer are considerable and include . . .

  • Eight themed inserts (including the inaugural edition of Pitch Kings) and seven sequentially numbered parallels that feature special foil or unique border designs.
  • Combo, Triple and Quad Signatures cards featuring such matchups as Cristiano Ronaldo/Gareth Bale, Philipp Lahm/Arjen Robben, Tim Howard/Clint Dempsey/Jozy Altidore and Gerard Pique/Dani Alves/Luis Suarez/Xavi Hernandez.
  • 25 base-set Photo Variations that showcase the top players in the world in their national team kits.
  • A base set that features more than 100 of today’s best soccer players, all pictured in action with their club teams. Seven different parallels to the base set and inserts are available, including Bronze Press Proofs (numbered to 299), Silver Press Proofs (numbered to 199) and Gold Press Proofs (numbered to 99).
  • Find special insert sets that honor each position on the soccer field: Clean Sheets for goalkeepers, Defensive Dynamos for defenders, Midfield Maestros for midfielders and Fantastic Finishers for forwards.
  • Look for the premiere edition of Donruss Pitch Kings showcasing the most notable footballers in the world today including Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and David Luiz.
  • Chase four different parallels to the base set and insert sets that all feature unique border designs and sequential numbering to 49, 25, 10 or only one.
  • The International Superstars insert showcases the world’s best soccer players in their national team uniforms.
  • Find The Beautiful Game autograph cards of some of the soccer world’s biggest and brightest stars, including the first certified autograph cards of Angel Di Maria. Other featured signers include Javier Mascherano, Sergio RamosPepe, Xabi Alonso, Daley Blind and Miguel Layun.
  • Also look for The Beautiful Game Combo, Triple and Quad autograph cards of soccer megastars such as Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale, Arjen Robben, James Rodriguez, Radamel Falcao, Luis Suarez and Frank Lampard.

We’ll have plenty more on 2015 Donruss Soccer in the coming weeks right here on The Knight’s Lance. Until then, though, enjoy this first extended sneak peek:

All information is accurate at the time of posting – content is subject to change. Card images are solely for the purpose of design display. Actual images used on cards to be determined.