Panini Campeonato Brasileiro 2009 is the sticker album of the Brazilian Serie A and Serie B. For reasons of copyright four teams playing in Serie A are not included: Atletico Paranaense, Botafogo, Corinthians and Santos.
The album opens with an introduction with contents and description including the first sticker of the album: Campeonato Brasileiro 2009 logo with the Panini benchmark (football player in acrobatic action).
Before the Serie A teams are shown, there is an introduction about the championship Brasileirao 2009. This four page section includes rules, new features, anecdotes, and geographical location of the teams. There are also 16 miniature stickers (one per team) with the colors and logo of each team. These are special stickers with the drawing in relief.
The album continues with the 16 Serie A teams included in this collection. Each team is displayed over two pages and includes 18 stickers: the silver shining club badge, the mascot (special transparent sticker), and 16 players. The two pages are filled with statistics of the last years and player details.
Also before the Serie B teams there is a four page introduction about the championship with 20 stickers of team miniatures (also in relief like for the Serie A teams).
Each Serie B team is displayed on one page with 8 stickers: the silver club badge, the mascot (transparent sticker), and 6 stickers of players (two players per sticker for a total of 12 players).
After an important career in Europe, Fred and Adriano are back to Brazil
Rookie sticker for Douglas Costa (now at Bayern Munchen) and Leandro Castan (Roma). The 18 year old Douglas Costa played 22 matches with 1 goal for Gremio and at the end of the season he signed for Shakhtar Donetsk
Miranda and Hernanes together at Sao Paulo. Now rivals in Italian Seria A playing for Inter and Juventus, respectively.
Young prospects included (20 years old or younger):
Serie A: Werley, Renan Oliveira and Kleber (Atletico Mineiro), Renatinho (Coritiba), Thiago Heleno, Rafael and Bernardo (Cruzeiro), Joao Paulo, Maicon, Mauricio and Tartà (Fluminense), Rafael Toloi, Wendell, Jael and Valmir (Goias), Douglas Costa (Gremio), Sandro (Internacional), Anderson Lessa and Dinda (Nautico), Ricardo Goulart (Santo André), Ciro (Sport), Victor Ramos (Vitoria)
Serie B: Paulo Roberto (Bahia), Aderlan, Henrique and Jailton (Campinense), Anderson Pico (Figueirense), Bismarck and Bambam (Fortaleza), Cicinho, Douglas, Zezinho and Tiago Renz (Juventude), Rodolfo, Vinicius, Bruninho and Elvis (Paranà), Tinga and Guilherme (Ponte Preta), Luan (Sao Caetano),
Full name: Campeonato Brasileiro 2009
League: Brazilian (Serie A and Serie B)
Number of teams: 16 Serie A
20 Serie B
Stickers per team: 18 for Serie A
8 for Serie B
Special sections: Introduction (1 sticker)
Brasileirao 2009 (16 stickers)
Serie B (20 stickers)
Total number of stickers: 485