For lovers of Italian football the name Panini is a legendary one. For 50 years the company, which is headquartered in Modena, has been giving out the so-called figurine (picture cards) of the Serie A (the Italian Premier League) football players and generations of lovers of the sport have been collecting these, almost religiously.
Panini Football Picture Card Exhibition 2011
The exhibition “Panini 1961-2011: An Italian History“, though focusing on the most well-known of its activities, also highlights other picture card collections that have been given out by the firm.
These collections range from series based on television shows and movies like the Harry Potter and Star Wars sagas to cartoons and also sports events other than just football.
The exhibition is held in the Palazzo Incontro (Via dei Prefetti, 22) in the Campo Marzio district of Rome. The Palazzo is open every day except Mondays, from 10 AM until 7 PM. Admission is 6 Euros (concessions 4 Euros).