For the first time, Chopard creates a special Limited Edition watch to honour a football club and to commemorate its historical and outstanding season.
Chopard has produced a Limited Edition watch of the distinctive 1000 Miglia GT XL Speed Black to celebrate the victorious season of the FC Barcelona last year (08/09). For the first time in history, a football club wins every major tournament it enters, including the Uefa Champions league, the Spanish league and the Spanish cup. To celebrate this outstanding triple achievement, each FC Barcelona players has received this distinctive watch during an exclusive cocktail in the Chopard Boutique in Barcelona.
This exceptional timekeeper is presented in a 44mm-diameter DLC blackened steel case with a natural black rubber strap (with 1960s Dunlop Racing tire-tread motif) and a folding clasp in DLC blackened steel. The black dial is embellished by the inscription “FC BARCELONA TRICAMPIONS”. The back case and the transparent sapphire glass are respectively engraved with “TRICAMPIONS 08-09” and with the number and the name of the player.
Chronometer-certified by the COSC (Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute), its chronograph movement will appeal to connoisseurs of fine mechanical engineering – whether expressed in watches or cars. This exclusive watch is limited to a number of 50 pieces.