If you are a fan of both football and the world of signed football memorabilia, then Icons is a company that could very well serve your needs. The company positions itself the leader in its field of trading signed merchandise of many sporting icons, including Olympic athlete, boxers and above all football players. We are interested to hear from those that have bought from the site what their experience was and if they would recommend the site to others seeking signed merchandise.
The business was founded in 1999 by Edward Freedman, previously the managing Director of Tottenham Hotspurs and before that managing director of Manchester United’s merchandising. He was later joined by CEO Dan Jamieson, who had experience working at the Guardian, The Observer and Channel 4 and a set of other professionals, and generally, football enthusiasts. Icons was the first every company retailing signed football memorabilia to get an official license to do so fromFIFA in 2010, in order to create a range of signed World Cup products. Since then they have done the same for the world cups of Brazil 2014 and Russia 2018, as well as being granted a license to sell Champions League memorabilia, and are now a global brand supply to over 90 countries every year, with specialised products for countries such as Canadia, Spain and North America, with their own demands for football memorabilia. Lionel Messi now only sells signed memorabilia through Icons, and some players have even used their personal Icons account to announce their own transfer to another team.
See the sort of stars that are involved with Icons in this 2017 Champions League memorabilia promotion. Visit their Youtube channel for other player specific videos.
From its online retail platform, Icons provides a range of official memorabilia from many levels of domestic and international sport, focusing especially on football. Their product selection offers player and athlete specific product ranges from icons such as Cristiano Ronaldo or Usain Bolt, and also have whole team merchandise, which of course can be a bit more expensive. These products include shirts, boots, balls, photos and more, always with the signatures of the desired athlete or team. Icons emphasises the investment that goes into their products, in particular the holograms and the framing of shirts or posters, and thier website has an extensive section on the postage aspect of buying from them.
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If you have ever bought one of Icons products, then why not leave a comment below so others can hear first hand what they can expect. Do you feel they delivered on their promises of quality? Though Icons admits their products are expensive, they put this down to the company going to painstaking lengths to ensure the products are genuine, materials are quality and the facts that signatures are obtained professionally through players agents and by paying them correctly for their service. Would you say the price is worth paying? Perhaps you found exactly what you were looking for? Pop any feedback, positive or negative, in a review for future buyers, and to help Icons improve.
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