What: 2018 Panini Prizm World Cup soccer cards
Arrives: April 25
Box basics: One autograph or short-printed insert per 24-pack box (12 boxes per case).
What’s buzz-worthy: Prizm takes to the pitch for the World Cup with some of the biggest names in the game today and all of the color one would expect.
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The Basics: The base set will consist of 300 cards with players from all 32 teams in the event with a huge parallel rainbow that includes Silver, Hyper, Green & White Wave, Purple & Gold Wave, Blue (/199), Red (/149), Purple (/99), Orange (/65), Green Crystals (/25), Camo (/20), Gold (/10), Gold Power (/5) and 1/1 Black. There also will be Cyrillic variations where the player’s name gets a host-country nod. … Insert sets will include New Era, National Landmarks and Scorers Club with the Landmarks cards found just one time per case. … Each box will include 16 Prizm cards (three under 199 copies), seven more inserts and then the autograph or rare insert. … Autographs will be found Road To Russia cards — a short-printed set spotlighting just seven notable players — along with single, dual, triple and quad autos that will have parallels. Among the big signers teased here include Paulo Dybala, Philippe Coutinho, Kevin De Bruyne, Wayne Rooney, Manuel Neuer, Robert Lewandowski and Cristiano Ronaldo. … Another chase element here? Hot Boxes that will be loaded with Lazer Prizm parallel cards. … Packs carry a suggested retail price of $5 ($120 per box).
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