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Corinthain regularly attended the Memorabilia show, so decided to produce a special limited edition figurine to release solely at these shows. These ProStars were released on BLACK base and in clear sachet format, with a collector card. n total, 44 figure were released as part of the ProStars Memorabilia series, wth the first released in November 2001 and the last 4 years later in November 2005.

 

The very first Corinthian ProStars figure released as part of the Memorabilia series was Michael Owen in the England home kit, this was done to commemorate England's historic 5-1 victory over Germany in a World Cup qualifier, which took place in Munich on the 1st September 2001.

 

It was almost 12 months until the next figures were released in this range, with a further 3 added in August 2002. Those 3 figures being Rio Ferdinand for England, Gabriel Batistua for Argentina and Thierry Henry for France, all in away kit.

 

November 2002 saw the next set released, Rivaldo for Brazil, Ruud Van Nistlerooy for Holland and Sergio Concecaio for Portugal, all in home kit, with an away kit release of Javier Saviola for Argentina. The next set of 4 were all away kit figures, Luis Figo for Portugal, Thierry Henry for Arsenal, Gianfranco Zola for Chelsea and Darius Vassell for Aston Villa, with the release date being April 2003.

 

July 2003 gave collectors another 4 Memorabilia ProStars, with Diego Forlan for Uruguay and Peter Lovenkrands for Denmark in home kits, and Hidetoshi Nakata for Japan and Alessandro Del Piero for Italy, both in away kit. 4 more figures were added to the range in November 2003, with agian 2 being in home kit and 2 in away kit, the 2 home kit figures were Ronaldinho Brazil and Mustapha Hadji for Morocco. The 2 away kit figures chosen were Andrea Pirlo for Italy and Abel Xavier for Portugal.

 

The first release of Memorabilia figures in 2004 took place in April, with Cafu coing out in AC Milan 3rd kit, Andy Cole for Blackburn Rovers, Jamie Redknapp for Tottenham Hotspur and Christian Vieri for Inter Milan, all in away kit. August of that year saw the next set of 4 released, this time all in home kit, Roberto Carlos for Brazil, Luis Figo fr Portugal, Raul for Spain and Zinedine Zidane for France. November saw yet 4 more added to the series, Adriano for Brazil, Tim Howard for USA and Carles Puyol for Spain being the home kit releases, with Robert Pires for France being the only release in away kit.

 

In April 2005 collectors had 4 more figures to add to the collection, another all home kit release, with claude Makele for France, Manuel Rui Costa for Portugal, Damien Duff for Ireland and Arjen Robben for Holland. August of 2005 saw Deco for Portugal in away kit and in home kit we had Mateja Kezmand for Serbia&Montenegro, Mario Melchiot for Holland and Javier Zanetti for Argentina.

 

The last set of Corinthian ProStars Memorabilia figures was released in November 2005, 4 years after the first figure in this range was released. The last 4 were all national home kit figures, Ludovic Giuly for France, Gabriel Heinze for Argentina, Obafemi Martins for Argentina and lastly Kolo Toure for the Ivory Coast.

 

A fine seris of figures, made unique by having the figures on BLACK  bases. Although this series gave collectors no new sculpts, it did give some interesting away kit repaints and the Toure in Ivory Coast home kit is a superbly painted figure. Most are failr easily and cheapy obtained, i would estimate Robben to be perhaps the rarest in this set. What limited it's collectability was the fact they were only released in clear sachet format, had they been released in blister packs the range would have been much more collectible.

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Michael Owen

England

Home

PRO441

Gabriel Batistua

Argentina

Away

PRO701

Rio Ferdinand

England

Away

PRO637

Thierry Henry

Arsenal

Away

PRO731

Javier Saviola

Argentina

Away

PRO769

Sergio Conceicao

Portugal

Home

PRO768

Ruud Van Nistelrooy

Holland

Home

PRO767

Rivaldo

Brazil

Home

PRO766

Thierry Henry

France

Away

PRO791

Darius Vassell

Aston Villa

Away

PRO793

Gianfranco Zola

Chelsea

Away

PRO792

Luis Figo

Portugal

Away

PRO790

Andy Cole

Blackburn Rovers

Away

PRO965

Cafu

AC Milan

3rd

PRO964

Moustapha Hadji

Morocco

Home

PRO892

Abel Xavier

Portugal

Away

PRO891

Ronaldinho

Brazil

Home

PRO890

Andrea Pirlo

Italy

Away

PRO889

Luis Figo

Portugal

Home

PRO1032

Jamie Redknapp

Tottenham Hotspur

Away

PRO966

Christian Vieri

Inter Milan

Away

PRO967

Roberto Carlos

Brazil

Home

PRO1033

Alessandro Del Piero

Italy

Away

PRO854

Peter Lovenkrands

Home

Home

PRO855

Zinedine Zidane

France

Home

PRO1035

Raul

Spain

Home

PRO1034

Hidetoshi Nakata

Japan

Away

PRO853

Adriano

Brazil

Home

PRO1084

Diego Forlan

Uruguay

Home

PRO852

Manuel Rui Costa

Portugal

Home

PRO1131

Claude Makelele

France

Home

PRO1130

Carles Puyol

Spain

Home

PRO1087

Tim Howard

USA

Home

PRO1086

Robert Pires

France

Away

PRO1085

Javier Zanetti

Argentina

Home

PRO1230

Mario Melchiot

Holland

Home

PRO1229

Arjen Robben

Holland

Home

PRO1133

Damien Duff

Ireland

Home

PRO1132

Deco

Portugal

Away

PRO1227

Mateja Kezman

Serbia&Montenegro

Home

PRO1228

Gabriel Heinze

Argentina

Home

PRO1232

Obafemi Martins

Nigeria

Home

PRO1233

Kolo Toure

Ivory Coast

Home

PRO1234

Ludovic Giuly

France

Home

PRO1231

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