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Road To Euro 2016 Adrenayln XL by Panini

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Panini is at it again with another release of the very popular card collection Adrenalyn XL! 

This time it's the Road To Euro 2016 Adrenayln XL, a card set dedicated to the Euro 2016 qualifications featuring 29 European squads and a total of 333 trading cards made up of 241 base cards and 92 foil inserts.

As usual, Adrenalyn XL cards can be used as a collection set and also as a board game. Each player card has a rating and some cards have special abilities that can be used to beat your opponent. The official game rules and the official checklist are found below in PDF format.

A breakdown of the collection is as follows:

  1. Introductory cards (#1-3) - UEFA logo, EURO 2016 Mascot,  Road to UEFA Euro 2016 logo 
  2. Logo Cards (#4-27) -  features shiny logos of each squad 24 in total
  3. National Teams (28-243) - player cards by country
  4. Line-Up cards (3 per each team) -  puzzle-like when put together these cards form a photo of entire team
  5. Ones to Watch (numbered #244-261) -players that can have an important role in the upcoming tournament
  6. Rising Stars (#262-279) - young, hot prospects that might become superstars in future
  7. Dynamos (#280-288) - out of the box, versatile players that can easily adjust to any position
  8. Fans Favorites (#289-303) - players which fans worship, usually legends
  9. Goal Stoppers (#307-315) - goalkeepers
  10. Defensive Rocks (#316-224) - legendary defenders
  11. Game Changers (#317-333) - footballers with an ability to change the game with a single move.
  12. Limited Edition - see below

The most sought-after cards in the collection are limited edition cards. These cards are not part of main set which includes 333 cards. They are distributed in much smaller quantity, and only in special magazines or merchandise.

LE cards are always hard to track, because countries have different cards. That is why, if you want to get into collecting these, think twice if you really want to start hunting them.

Here is list of some of the LE cards we know of:

  •  Eden Hazard, Belgium 
  • Manuel Neuer, Germany
  • Mario Götze, Germany 
  • Wayne Rooney, England 
  • Cesc Fàbregas Spain 
  • Diego Costa, Spain 
  • Paul Pogba, France 
  • Karim Benzema, France 
  • Andrea Pirlo, Italy 
  • Martin Ødegaard Norway 
  • Robert Lewandowski, Poland 
  • Cristiano Ronaldo, Portugal 
  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Sweden 
  • Niklas Moisander Finland 

Booster Packs in lots of 10, Starter Packs and Collector Tins