Panini published for the season 2016-17 a totally renovated collection of the Portuguese League. Futebol 2016-17 has a large size album, with plenty of special stickers for the three main clubs (Benfica, Porto and Sporting), a golden series with signed stickers of players in action (Serie Ouro), and a special section dedicated to the fresh European Champions, the National team of Cristiano Ronaldo & mates. The album has 444 stickers plus extra 40 update stickers (the series "Ampliaçao").
The album opens with the calendar of the season and the table of contents. The 18 teams of the Liga Nos 2016-17 are then shown in alphabetical order. Each team has 17 stickers over two pages: a metallic club badge and 16 players. Benfica, Porto and Sporting have two additional pages with 16 stickers each: 6 players, the team photo (two stickers), and 8 metallic stickers (Panini Generation, Super Ataque, Idolo (two stickers), and four Top Aquisiçoes).
In the middle of the album there are two pages with the Serie Ouro, a new feature of this collection. We can find 16 special stickers of players in action with autograph.
The last part of the album is dedicated to the heroes of Portugal, capable of conquering Euro 2016 in France. The first page of this section includes 8 action stickers about the matches played by Portugal at Euro 2016. Then there are 16 stickers of the most remarkable players of the National team and in the last page a big puzzle composed by 8 stickers of Portugal celebrating the title.
Back cover of Futebol 2016-17
There are 40 update stickers (Ampliaçao or so called Bis stickers) that can be found inside a new release of the sticker packs. Behind each sticker there is the name and number of the sticker that can be replaced. These update stickers can be either glued instead of the original sticker or kept separately.
The list of the 40 Bis stickers is the following:
AROUCA – ZEQUINHA 13 BIS; KUCA 15 BIS
BELENENSES – FLORENT 24 BIS; VÍTOR GOMES 28 BIS; ABEL CAMARÁ 32 BIS
BENFICA – LISANDRO 42 BIS; CELIS 45 BIS; ZIVKOVIC 47 BIS; ZÉ GOMES 54 BIS BOAVISTA – AGAYEV 69 BIS; DIGAS 81 BIS
BRAGA – PEDRO TIBA 94 BIS; RUI FONTE 98 BIS; STOJILJKOVIC 100 BIS
CHAVES – PAULINHO 104 BIS;
ESTORIL – JOÃO AFONSO 123 BIS; JOEL 126 BIS
FEIRENSE – VIEIRINHA 147 BIS; TIAGO SILVA 148 BIS; KARAMANOS 151 BIS
MARÍTIMO – XAVIER 166 BIS; BALDÉ 167 BIS
MOREIRENSE - FATI 182 BIS
NACIONAL – VICTOR GARCÍA 189 BIS; HAMZAOUI 202 BIS
PAÇOS DE FERREIRA – MÁRIO FELGUEIRAS 221 BIS; FILIPE FERREIRA 225 BIS; RICARDO VALENTE 233 BIS
PORTO – BRAHIMI 249 BIS; SÉRGIO OLIVEIRA 250 BIS; JOÃO CARLOS TEIXEIRA 251 BIS RIO AVE – NÉLSON MONTE 275 BIS
SPORTING – PETROVIC 299 BIS; BRUNO PAULISTA 300 BIS; ANDRÉ 305 BIS
TONDELA – KAKÁ 324 BIS
V. GUIMARÃES – PEDRO HENRIQUE 341 BIS; HERNÂNI 345 BIS.
V.SETÚBAL – JOÃO AMARAL 364 BIS; JOSÉ MANUEL 369 BIS
The 40 update stickers
The four stickers of Danilo Pereira of this collection: portrait, Serie Ouro, and Idolo (composed by two stickers)
Panini Generation stickers for the young promising players Nelson Semedo and Ruben Semedo
Heroes of Euro 2016: Cristiano Ronaldo and Eder
The youngest player of the collection is Zè Gomes (1999), who made his debut with Benfica first team this season. Another interesting prospect of Benfica is Zivkovic, transferred from Partizan Belgrad. Both stickers are part of the 40 Bis stickers of this collection
Young players in the album (born 1996 or younger)
Bernardo Dias (1997, Belenenses), Danilo, Gonçalo Guedes, and André Horta (all 1996, Benfica), Alisson (1996, Estoril), Chidozie, Ruben Neves and Diogo Jota (1997, 1997, and 1996, Porto), Gil Dias (1996, Rio Ave), Raphinha (1996, V. Guimaraes)
Stickers Bis:Zivkovic (1996, Benfica), Zé Gomes (1999, Benfica), Vierinha (1996, Feirense)
Full name: Futebol 2016-17
Release: October 2016
League: Portuguese Liga Nos
Number of teams: 18
Stickers per team: 33 for Benfica, Porto, Sporting, 17 for the others
-Serie Ouro (16 stickers)
-Herois do Portugal (32 stickers)
Extra stickers: 40 Bis stickers
Total number of stickers: 402 + 40 Bis stickers