This jersey is a 10th anniversary celebration for Mapei Day - a fantastic annual multi-sport event that takes place in July.
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The Mapei Day celebration jersey has featured numerous animals from the Alpine habitat where the event is held and this jersey from the 10th edition features them all! The jersey also features a golden collar is a nice touch too which is perfectly executed by Santini's production dept - sometimes gold is a difficult colour to print accurrately.
Over the years, the following animals have appeared:
There have been some notable exceptions, the 2010 event jersey featured a design created in memory of Franco Ballerini whereas the 2012 version featured "Mapei World" created to mark the seventy fifth anniversary of the Mapei company by Milanese illustrator Carlo Stanga.
Date Submitted: 07 Mar 2017