Parmigiani Fleurier rewards the best Brazilian footballer playing for a Russian team
On the 27th of September, 2012 the Swiss watchmaker Parmigiani Fleurier, the official partner of the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF), presented its Pershing CBF chronograph to Welliton Soares de Morais, who was recognized by Parmigiani Fleurier and The Big Sport magazine as the best Brazilian footballer, playing in Russia. The ceremony was held with the support of Sport-Express Fund.
In 2011, the watchmaker Parmigiani Fleurier became an official partner of the Brazilian Football Confederation (Confederacao Brasileira de Futebol, or CBF) and created a unique collection of Parmigiani Pershing models, dedicated to the legendary sport. Throughout cooperation with CBF, Pamigiani Fleurier, together with Sport-Express Fund, will annually reward Brazilians, playing in the Russian league.
During September, 2012 Parmigiani Fleurier and the general information partner of the project, The Big Sport magazine were defining the most resultative and charismatic Brazilian footballer. Following the discussions, Welliton Soares de Morais from Spartak team became the first Brazilian footballer to be rewarded. Now he takes the first place in the list of the best-scored legionary shooters playing in the Russian championship.
The ceremony took place on the 27th of September, 2012 in Moscow Parmigiani Fleurier boutique. Along with the representatives of the Swiss watchmaker and Sport-Express Fund, Valery Karpin, the General Director of Spartak club, and numerous friends footballers came to congratulate the Brazilian forwarder.
Parmigiani Pershing CBF ladies' and men's collections:
Engraved with the iconic emblem of the CBF on the case-back, the Pershing Chronograph model for men is clad in the official colours of the Brazilian Football Confederation: gold, blue and green. The watch, which is 45 mm in diameter, is available in a choice of two versions: a two-colour version with a titanium case and a rose gold bezel, or a titanium version with a white gold bezel. The two models feature the symbolic intense shade of blue on its dial, decorated with a "Côtes de Genève" guilloche pattern. The small seconds indexes are replaced by green stars representing the five World Cups won by Brazil. The hour and minute chronograph counters are enhanced by green numerals and yellow gold hands. The tachometer features on the dial surround, also in the famed golden yellow of the Brazil team.