Designed Specifically For the Soccer Enthusiast
CARLSBAD, CA (June 26, 2006) – Soccer is truly a global phenomenon! This has never been more evident than in the last few weeks with World Cup mania going strong. Looking to attract the World’s eyes, Upper Deck is set to release 2006 Major League Soccer (MLS) for sports fans from every nation in late July.
2006 MLS is loaded with more action than a sudden death penalty kick. The 100-card regular set (SRP $1.99) features the top players throughout the league including Landon Donovan, Freddy Adu, Eddie Pope and Taylor Twellman. Each five-card pack will contain either an insert, memorabilia or an autographed card – on average!
“Soccer is at the forefront of the sports fans conscience right now,” said Gordon Torigoe, MLS Brand Manager for Upper Deck. “We’ve gone to great lengths to highlight the best players in MLS and provide long term value for collectors. Collectors will find two jersey cards per box and one autographed card per case, on average.”
True soccer fans will enjoy looking at the various insert sets such as: MLS Leaders, a 25-card set depicting the distinguished veterans; MLS Champions, a 25-card dedicated to those who’ve won the title; MLS History, the 50-card set that highlights the top moments in league history; and MLS Jersey, a 20-card set of memorabilia cards from the top athletes in the game.
· 1 Insert, memorabilia or autograph card in every pack on average!
· Look for memorabilia cards from your favorite MLS player!
· MLS Signature cards numbered to 25!
·Regular set – Featuring the leagues top players
o 100 Regular Cards
o MLS Jerseys
o MLS Signatures – numbered to 25
o MLS Leaders – Insert featuring the MLS League Leaders from last year
o MLS Champions – Showcasing past MLS Champions
o MLS History – Take a look back at the history of Major League Soccer