In all the World Cup related Soccer trading cards series from France 1998 to Russia 2018, there has been a common feature-FIFA World Cup Logo appeared on the cards. But there is an exception: 2010 Topps Match Attax World Stars.
The 2010 Topps Match Attax was released by Topps UK. This card series was 100% centred on the 2010 World Cup soccer event, with all 32 countries included in the series. It was released as a trading card game format and players selection is based on the position, but the gaming element is minimum, there is hardly any fun or challenge if you are serious about the gaming. As a matter of fact, it is more a World Cup Soccer trading cards than a gaming card.In this card series, there is NO FIFA World Cup Logo on any of the cards. Generally speaking, officially released football cards is much easier to be produced as the company will have the invaluable support from the sport governing body. We see the release of Topps 2010 Match Attax world Stars card series involved extraordinary efforts from Topps, despite few ever gave them the due credit, and it is likely that this series will continue to be overlooked. The fact that over the past 30 years, Topps 2010 Match Attax World Star cards is the ONLY World Cup Soccer cards released outside the official licensed releases, shows this kind of product does not happen too often. This series included many of the top footballers from the 32 finals countries.
All images are upper body shots without action shots; card sequence number is also not appeared on the cards. The whole collection is 173 cards. 121 Base Cards: No1-No121 (from 30 out of 32 countries, Japan and Slovenska Rep only appeared in the foil card). 20 Star Players Foil Cards : No122-No141 1: 2.3 Packs. 28 Rainbow Man of The Match Foil Cards.No142--No169: 1: 5.6 packs. 4 of 100 Club Rainbow Foil Cards. 12 boxes per case, 24 packs per box, 5 cards per pack. Factory boxes ARE NOT SEALED.
On average, 1 case delivers about 8 base sets, 120 Star Foils cards, 50 Rainbow Foil cards. Although it is not guaranteed, 1 factory case should have a good chance deliver 1 full collection with many spare foil cards.
Released by Topps in 2010. 24 packs per box, 5 world footaball stars cards per pack.
This card series features world football stars from 30 32 countries who participated the 2010 South Africa World Cup. Foil Cards: 1: 2.3 packs Rainbow Cards: 1: 5.6 Packs. A full collection requires about 6--8 boxes minimum. The item "2010 Topps Match Attax World Stars Trading Card Factory Case(12 Boxes)-World Cup" is in sale since Thursday, September 29, 2011. This item is in the category "Sporting Goods\Sports Trading Cards\Trading Card Singles".
The seller is "cardshowcase" and is located in Burwood, VIC. This item can be shipped worldwide.