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The Stickers of Memory #3: THE GREAT TORINO!

Grande Torino forever!

In collaboration with the Museo del Grande Torino we are pleased to announce the release of 23 solidarity stickers dedicated to the “immortals” and to that unforgettable season of football, to the Legend of Grande Torino, including 18 players, 2 coaches, club staff, journalists and on-board staff lost their lives in the plane that crashed in Superga on 4 May 1949.

75 years from that day, through the solidarity Celebrative Stickers, the name, the myth, the legend, the history of Grande Torino will be retraced, the team that every Italian in his heart cannot help but love and respect. An unforgettable season of Italian football, the invincibles in the grenade shirt.

“The tragedy is not dying, but forgetting.. and we do not forget”, the Sticker of Memory #3 is dedicated to Grande Torino.

The legend of Grande Torino began well before 4 May 1949. A Granata team capable of winning 5 championships. The strongest team in Europe, certainly the most admired, in fact also the national team. Who knows what would have happened at the 1950 World Cup if the champions Grande Torino had been able to play there.

Everything stops as the players return home from a trip to Lisbon against Benfica, agreed between the two team captains, Mazzola and Ferreira. The friendly match is scheduled for May 3, a friendly match full of goals, won by the Portuguese 4-3, amidst the cheering applause of the public.

The return journey by plane took place in terrible weather conditions, low clouds and heavy rain, perhaps due to this or a fault in the altimeter, while they were a stone’s throw from home, the plane crashed into the Basilica of Superga shrouded in fog.

It was 5.05pm on 4 May 1949. Since then it has been as if Grande Torino had never died, but simply was away. An oceanic crowd took part in the funeral, after that day, from generation to generation, in every Italian, in every football lover, a part of the heart is grenade and continues to dream thanks to the wonderful game of Grande Torino.

The Grande Torino disappeared in Superga on 4 May 1949, but its legend had already begun before that.

First edition in a numbered edition of 106 copies.

To find out the plan:
https://figurineforever.com/en/2024/04/22/the-solidarity-stickers-of-grande-torino/

FOR “ADOTTA CON LA FIGURINA” and the GRANDE TORINO MUSEUM!

With this solidarity sticker it will be possible to support the “Adotta con la figurina” project where Figurine Forever annually engages in different solidarity projects and the activities of the Museum of Grande Torino and the Granata Legend.

IL GRANDE TORINO
Sticker of Memory #3 – Sticker + Folder

First edition numbered 106 copies

Free offer starting from 7,00€ 
+ shipping (for Europe 10,00€)
Choose 2 different Celebrative
Free offer starting from 10,00€ 

How to contribute:

  • Bank transfer: 
    Bank:Emil Banca – Credito Cooperativo 
    Branch:Borgo Panigale, Bologna Italia 
    IBAN:IT82 Y070 7202 4000 0000 0427 519 
    BIC:ICRAITRRTS0 
    For purchases by bank transfer, please always follow an email to figurineforever@gmail.com
  • Paypal to the address only figurineforever@gmail.com, with Paypal the price per card is € 1.00 more
  • IN THE CAUSAL ALWAYS INSERT: WHICH CARD YOU WANT TO BUY AND YOUR ADDRESS FOR SHIPMENT, PLEASE BEFORE TO PAY ALWAYS POSTAGE COSTS FROM ITALY TO YOUR COUNTRY
  • On Ebay https://www.ebay.it/str/figurineforeverofficial

AVAILABLE NOW!
(1st numbered edition 1-106, copies available 21/106)

the folders of the solidarity stickers are numbered, the number you receive is random. The choice of the specific number is a pre-sale service only and only for the members of Figurine Forever

An unnumbered version was also printed, mainly used for distribution to people involved in this project.


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