Topps Partners with Alliance of American Football for Exclusive Trading Card Products – The Topps Company today announced a new global partnership with The Alliance of American Football, a dynamic professional football league founded by Charlie Ebersol and Bill Polian and fueled by an unprecedented Alliance between players, fans and the game.
The first Topps trading card release will arrive opening weekend (Feb. 9-10) with the on-demand TOPPS NOW physical trading card line that will feature the biggest and best highlights from the action. TOPPS NOW is exclusively available on Topps.com.
On March 22, Topps Alliance of American Football trading cards will release in stores right in the heart of the season. The product will include player cards such as Christian Hackenberg, Josh Johnson and Aaron Murray, and coach cards featuring the likes of Steve Spurrier and Mike Singletary. There will also be autographed cards of many of the league’s top players randomly included in packs of 2019 Topps Alliance of American Football.
“We’re excited to collaborate with The Alliance of American Football,” said David Leiner, General Manager of Global Sports and Entertainment. “Topps is a storied company that takes pride in its heritage and innovation. The Alliance is melding high quality football and innovation, making them a perfect partner for Topps.”
The Alliance debuts on February 9, 2019 with the first games airing on CBS and CBS Sports Network. Fans can also stream games on the free Alliance app throughout the 10-week season. The championship game will be held April 26-28 in Las Vegas, which will also air on CBS.
Get Alliance of American Football cards starting opening weekend on Topps.com. Fans can also purchase packs of 2019 Topps Alliance of American Football at local hobby stores, Target, Walmart, and Topps.com starting March 22.
Topps Partners with Alliance of American Football for Exclusive Trading Card Products – About The Alliance of American Football
Led by some of the most respected football minds in the game, The Alliance of American Football is a dynamic professional football league fueled by an unprecedented Alliance between players, fans and the game. Founded by TV and film producer Charlie Ebersol and Hall of Famer Bill Polian, The Alliance will feature eight teams with 52-player rosters playing a 10-week regular season schedule in the spring beginning February 9, 2019 on CBS, followed by two playoff rounds and culminating with the championship game on April 27, 2019.
- Orlando Apollos / Spectrum Stadium / Steve Spurrier
- Atlanta Legends / Georgia State Stadium / Kevin Coyle
- Memphis Express / Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium / Mike Singletary
- Salt Lake Stallions / Rice-Eccles Stadium / Dennis Erickson
- Arizona Hotshots / Sun Devil Stadium / Rick Neuheisel
- San Diego Fleet / San Diego County Credit Union Stadium / Mike Martz
- Birmingham Iron / Legion Field Stadium / Tim Lewis
- San Antonio Commanders / Alamodome / Mike Riley
Fans will be able to stream Alliance matchups live via the free Alliance app while accessing integrated gaming options with real rewards — for themselves and the players they are cheering on. With a focus on player well-being on and off the field, The Alliance will provide players with a commitment to safety and state-of-the-art equipment as well as a comprehensive bonus system, post-football career planning, financial counseling and scholarship support for postsecondary education. For more information, visit https://aaf.com/.