New Episode of “Going Direct: The Panini Podcast” Pays Tribute to Ben Ecklar, Reviews 2021 Panini Black Football and More

In this bittersweet episode of “Going Direct: The Panini Podcast,” hosts Tracy Hackler and Scott Prusha discuss the Panini America news of the week, including the big announcement regarding Christian Pulisic (including a quick, exclusive interview with the U.S. Soccer superstar himself) and the release of 2021 Panini Black Football. But the heart of episode No. 11 belongs to Ben…

Panini America Signs U.S. Soccer Superstar Christian Pulisic to Long-Term Exclusive for Autographs and Memorabilia

Extension of previous agreement gives Panini exclusive rights to autograph trading cards and memorabilia of Pulisic through the next two World Cups. Panini America, the world’s largest licensed sports and entertainment collectibles company and the exclusive trading card manufacturer of Premier League, FIFA and U.S. Soccer, announced today that it has signed U.S. Soccer and Chelsea star Christian Pulisic to…

Panini Instant Launches 2021 U.S. Soccer Set Featuring Stars of the USWNT and USMNT

Panini Instant recently unveiled the 2021 U.S. Soccer Collection, a 30-card tribute to the biggest stars of the U.S. Women's and U.S. Men's National Teams that is available to purchase now for a limited time. There are 15 cards devoted to each team in the set, which is headlined by the likes of Alex Morgan, Julie Ertz, Christian Pulisic, Giovanni…

Teaser Gallery: Panini America Cracks Early Boxes of the New 2019-20 Gold Standard Soccer

Hardcore soccer collectors will finally get their chance to strike gold on the pitch tomorrow when the inaugural Gold Standard Soccer product arrives in hobby shops and on group-break sites across North America. As you saw earlier this week in our Quality Control Gallery, Panini America's 2019-20 Gold Standard Soccer delivers the distinctive elements that have provided the polish to…

U.S. Soccer Stars Make Panini Instant Debut as Clint Dempsey, Jermaine Jones Arrive

Day five of Panini Instant is underway. Just minutes ago, Panini America’s real-time trading card program launched new offerings paying tribute to U.S. Soccer stars Clint Dempsey and Jermaine Jones on the heels of the U.S. Men's National Team's 4-0 victory last night over Costa Rica in the Copa America Centenario tournament. Panini Instant cards of both superstars will be available only…