You wait ages for a new Subbuteo set and now four come along at once.
Hot on the heels of the news that UK license holder University Games announcing a new starter set and a new England-branded set there are now two extra editions available to buy.
Collector sets featuring Argentina and Brazil have been launched by Hasbro in Spain and they are available to UK collectors.
The collector editions are interesting Subbuteo box sets – featuring four teams from each country as well as a stunning box design, a pitch, ball and goals.
The teams are superb – 1990s-style bases from the La Leggenda range mean that they are just like classic lightweight teams.
The Argentina box set includes giants Boca Juniors, River Plate and Independiente, as well as a surprise team. That means you get the classic blue and yellow stripe of Boca and River Plates stunning red sash kit in one box.
Brazil’s box includes four of the top teams in the country including Flamengo’s beautiful red and black. Sao Paulo, Gremio and Santos complete the box set.
The two are labelled collector’s editions and unlike the new UK box sets are aimed squarely at older fans of the game who want to display them. With a collection of some of the greatest kits in the world they are sure to be a hit with collectors of lightweight Subbuteo.
The news comes shortly after Hasbro launched a series of collector editions featuring Italian sides such as Napoli, Milan and Athletic Bilbao.
All of the new box sets are on sale at Spanish website We Are Games for €31.95 plus delivery..
They join the new Subbuteo winter pitch, designed to look like it is covered in snow, in the new-look official Subbuteo range for 2020.