An LSU star headed into the NFL Draft has a new team — Panini America.
Leonard Fournette has signed an exclusive deal with the company along with Panini Authentic, the company’s memorabilia line, as well as a deal for his autographs and memorabilia. His first cards? There’s no need to wait as they arrive today via Panini Instant.
“I’m so proud to announce my new partnership with Panini America, which will give fans the chance to immediately get their hands on memorabilia and trading cards,” he said. “When I first signed with Roc Nation Sports they promised to deliver on some groundbreaking partnerships right off the jump. Now, as the first running back to become an exclusive member of Panini Authentic, I know I will be able to reach my fan base and Buga Nation on a more personal level before even starting my professional career.”
The on-demand card is just $9.99 and is available for the next week, while an autograph /125 is $249.99, an inscribed card /7 is $399.99 and a 1/1 is $999.99. He’ll also be found in forthcoming Panini America football products and appear on packaging and work with the company this week with its Pop Warner events.
“Leonard Fournette became a household name during a decorated, highlight-reel career at LSU, and football fans and collectors across the country are eagerly anticipating his NFL debut,” said Mark Warsop, Panini America CEO. “We’re excited to partner with Fournette as part of such a meaningful agreement. He’ll be a key driver for Panini America products for the entire 2017 season and beyond.”
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