Officials at Panini America announced today that the company will be including the FIRST certified autograph trading card of Minnesota Viking's quarterback, Brett Favre, in its October 2009 hobby release Certified Football. Facing his former team Monday night, Favre completed 24 of 31 passes for 271 yards and three touchdowns. The Minnesota Vikings beat the Green Bay Packers, 30-23 at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome.
Panini recently made headlines by including the FIRST trading card of Favre in purple, in their Donruss Threads product.
Each 5-card pack of Certified Football retails for $10, with hobby boxes containing four autograph or memorabilia cards, on average.
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