Sticky Issues

Panini are known all over the world. It’s the plural of the word panino,
Italian for “small bread roll”. So panini are sandwiches.

But Panini also happens to be the family name of the brothers Giuseppe and
Benito. In 1961, they published their first “Calciatori” album, a collection
of Serie A football stickers. Inter captain Bruno Bolchi was on card number
one, while Milan’s Swedish superstar Nils Liedholm, who had just retired,
was pictured on the album’s cover. Continue reading