Product Rewind: 2016-17 Panini Select Soccer Cards – The recently completed first round of the 2018 FIFA World Cup saw plenty of action, drama, elation and heartbreak. One of the biggest stories was the elimination of defending champion Germany. It was the country’s first early round exit since 1938.
Product Rewind: 2016-17 Panini Select Soccer Cards – Why It’s Hot
As the drama of the 2018 FIFA World Cup continues to unfold, fans have numerous opportunities to collect autographs from some of the tournament’s biggest stars. One of the products with an autograph checklist littered with numerous tournament participants is 2016-17 Select Soccer from Panini America. Even a cursory comparison of the checklists between 2016-17 Select Soccer and 2018 Prizm World Cup Soccer shows a nearly equal amount of signers. However, Select includes several players not on the autograph checklist for Prizm. Some of the more notable names to be found in 2016-17 Panini Select Soccer include: Lionel Messi, Neymar Jr., James Rodriguez and Thomas Muller just to name a few!
Product Rewind: 2016-17 Panini Select Soccer Cards – Product Highlights
2016-17 Panini Select Soccer Cards delivers (1) Autographed and (2) Memorabilia Card plus (2) Base Set Field Level Cards, (10) Base Set Mezzanine Cards, (12) Prizms, (1) and (1) Insert Card in Every Box! The product that sent shock waves through the hobby has returned! The 2016-17 edition of Select is LOADED with Autographs, Memorabilia and Colorful Parallels of soccer stars from around the world!
In addition to a plethora of modern stars, the autograph checklist for 2016-17 Panini Select Soccer includes many legendary first-time signers including Mauricio Pochettino, Antonio Conte, Julio Salinas and more!
Despite not the U.S. Men’s National Team not playing in this year’s World Cup, collector’s should note that 2016-17 Panini Select Soccer is home to autographed rookie cards of young star Christian Pulisic!
Product Rewind: 2016-17 Panini Select Soccer Cards – Secondary Market Pricing
The value of autographed cards from Select Soccer continue to increase as evidenced by examining recent secondary market pricing on eBay, COMC, the Beckett Marketplace and other platforms.
While prices for individual cards remain strong, the current selling price for hobby boxes has dipped considerably. This is in large part due to the fact that current soccer products are red hot. With an average price of $70 per hobby box, now is the perfect time to chase autographs of current World Cup tournament participants. This is even more true given the number of participating players without autographs in Prizm World Cup Soccer as previously mentioned.
Product Rewind: 2016-17 Panini Select Soccer Cards – Image Gallery
Product Rewind: 2016-17 Panini Select Soccer Cards – Other Resources
- 2016-17 Panini Select Soccer Cards Detailed Product Information
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- 2016-17 Panini Select Soccer Cards Sell Sheet
- 2016-17 Panini Select Soccer Cards Checklist
- Beckett Media: 2016-17 Panini Select Soccer Cards
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