Monday, 13 April 2015

Panini - Football Superstars (Plastic cards) (1981)

Football Superstars
Austria, Belgium, France, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, Republic of Ireland, UK, West Germany
60 cards

Clear plastic cards issued in a number of countries around Europe. The collection was re-issued in 1984 as a 72 card set which included 12 Scotland cards.

France emblem
Joel Bats (France)
Manuel Amoros (France)
Jean-Francois Domergue (France)
Yvon le Roux (France)
Maxime Bossis (France)
Luis Fernandez (France)
Jean-Amadou Tigana (France)
Alain Giresse (France)
Bernard Lacombe (France)
Michel Platini (France)
Bruno Bellone (France)
West Germany emblem
Harald Schumacher (West Germany)
Andreas Brehme (West Germany)
Hans-Peter Briegel (West Germany)
Karl-Heinz Forster (West Germany)
Bernd Schuster (West Germany)
Lothat Matthaus (West Germany)
Klaus Allofs (West Germany)
Ulrich Stielike (West Germany)
Rudi Voller (West Germany)
Norbert Meier (West Germany)
Karl-Heinz Rummenigge (West Germany)
Italy emblem
Ivano Bordon (Italy)
Giuseppe Bergomi (Italy)
Antonio Cabrini (Italy)
Salvatore Bagni (Italy)
Fulvio Collovati (Italy)
Gaetano Scirea (Italy)
Bruno Conti (Italy)
Marco Tardelli (Italy)
Paolo Rossi (Italy)
Giuseppi Dossena (Italy)
Alessandro Altobelli (Italy)
England emblem
Peter Shilton (England)
Viv Anderson (England)
Kenny Sansom (England)
Ray Wilkins (England)
Mark Wright (England)
Terry Butcher (England)
Bryan Robson (England)
Mark Hateley (England)
Trevor Francis (England)
Tony Woodcock (England)
John Barnes (England)
Luis Arconada (Spain)
Rafael Gordillo (Spain)
Soren Lerby (Denmark)
Vincenzo Scifo (Belgium)
Daniel Passarella (Argentina)
Chalana (Portugal)
Socrates (Brazil)
Falcao (Brazil)
Zico (Brazil)
Ian Rush (Wales)
Diego Maradona (Argentina)
Zbigniew Boniek (Poland)
Badge (Scotland)
David Cooper (Scotland)
Kenny Dalglish (Scotland)
Richard Gouch (Scotland)
Jim Leighton (Scotland)
Alec McLeish (Scotland)
Paul McStay (Scotland)
Willie Miller (Scotland)
Steve Nicol (Scotland)
Graeme Sharp (Scotland)
Graeme Souness (Scotland)
Gordon Strachan (Scotland)


  1. You have missed out the Scottish team from this series

    1. I originally meant to add this collection twice, as a UK version and a non-UK version. It's my understanding that the Scotland team was only issued in the U.K. and the Republic of Ireland.


  2. Was this product licensed by anyone?

  3. Hi Alan,
    I've recently got some of these and have the full set based on the checklist here.... but I also got some club badges which are similar in style but slightly smaller. They include Aberdeen and Rangers from Scotland, Spurs, Man U, Arsenal and Forest from England and a myriad of clubs from throughout Europe. I have 29 of them but can't find any info about them here on your wonderful site, or elsewhere on the internet!!
    Can you help?

    1. Hi Dave,

      Thanks for your comment, I think the cards you are enquiring about are from a set called Goal, issued in 1983. I have a number of posts relating to the collection but the checklist can be found here:

      Kind regards,

  4. Alan,
    Thanks for the info... not seen them before and there don;t seem to be any around... are they especially rare?

    1. Hi Dave,
      I wouldn't call them rare, they appear on eBay from time to time.


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