On September 27, 2012, the Swiss watch manufacture Parmigiani Fleurier, the official partner of the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF), presented the Pershing CBF chronograph to Welliton Soares de Morais, recognized by Parmigiani Fleurier together with Bolshoi Sport magazine as the best Brazilian footballer playing in Russia. The ceremony was held with the support of the Sport-Express Foundation.
In 2011, the Parmigiani Fleurier watch company became an official partner of the Brazilian Football Confederation (Confederacao Brasileirde Futebol, or CBF) and presented to the public a special collection of Pershing watches dedicated to the legendary sport. Throughout cooperation with CBF Pamigiani Fleurier, together with the Sport-Express Foundation, will annually award Brazilians participating in the Russian championship.
For the first award, Parmigiani Fleurier and the general media partner of the project, Bolshoi Sport magazine, selected the most productive and charismatic Brazilian footballer during September 2012. As a result of the discussions, he became the forward of the Spartak team, Welliton Soares de Morais, who occupies the first place in the list of legionnaire scorers currently playing in the Russian championship.
The grand presentation of the Pershing CBF chronograph took place on September 27, 2012 in the Moscow boutique Parmigiani Fleurier. In addition to representatives of the Swiss manufacture and the Sport-Express fund, the general director of the Spartak club Valery Karpin and numerous friends-football players came to congratulate the forward.
Parmigiani Pershing CBF watch collection for men and women
The Pershing chronograph from the men's collection is crafted in the official colors of the Brazilian Football Confederation - gold, blue and green, and the legendary CBF emblem engraved on the caseback. The company has released two versions of watches with 45 mm cases: a two-tone titanium model with a rose gold bezel and a titanium model with a white gold bezel. The dials of both models are in a symbolic blue color, they are engraved with the guilloché "Côtes de Genève". The green stars, representing the Brazilian national team's five league titles, replace the small seconds indices. In turn, the hour and minute counters of the chronograph are highlighted with green numerals and a yellow gold hand. The tachometer markings are located along the edge of the dial and are also made of yellow gold, highlighting the legendary color of the Brazilian team.
The women's model of the collection is also dedicated to the Brazilian Football Confederation and was released in a limited number - for the number of players on the Brazilian women's football team. The self-winding Pershing chronograph from the ladies' collection is entirely made in the workshops of the Parmigiani manufactory, it has a 42 mm steel case, which perfectly sets off the pink gold bezel set with 56 brilliant-cut diamonds. The white mother-of-pearl dial is complemented by a rose gold numeral and indexes, and the hour and minute hands are made of blued steel. The green stars, representing the five Brazilian world titles, replace the small seconds indices. The watch case matches perfectly with the white crocodile leather strap.