Amazing | Serie C 2019-20 60-Years Anniversary Logo + C60 Official Match Ball Released

Italian Lega Pro (Lega Italiana Calcio Professionistico) celebrates its 60th birthday in true style in the 2019-2020 season - the organization that operates the Italian third and fourth divisions teamed up with Errea to create not only a special logo but also a unique, vintage looking football.

In 1959, responsible people in Italy wanted to make professional football fully recognised and organised. Lega Calcio had a stated mission of organising professional and national divisions (inclusing Serie A), the new Lega Nazionale Semiprofessionisti based in Florence had to regulate the two semiprofessional and subnational divisions: Serie C and Serie D.

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Italian Serie C 2019-20 60th Anniversary Logo

The Serie C 60th anniversary boasts a classy vintage look in white, black and golden, dubbed C60. It is a much more classic and stylish looking logo than the modern Serie C logo pictured below.

Italy's lower-divison teams wore a special sleeve badge with the logo in the first round of the Italian cup.

Erreà Serie C 60th Anniversary Ball - Erreà C60 OMB

Created in partnership between Lega Pro and Erreà, the special Italian Serie C 2019-20 60th anniversary soccer ball contains a mix of classic design and modern technology and innovation that is perfect for the highest levels of competition.

The graphic texture is hugely significant and hints at a worn, vintage effect that evokes and symbolically tells of infinite numbers of passes, shots, saves and goals, precisely like the 60 years of Lega Pro. In particular the football celebrates the 32-panel structure, in the white background and black pentagons, typical of Television Star. A historic evocation, therefore, finished with the customisation of the Erreà logo in gold and that of C60 Lega Pro 1959-2019.

Statement by Angelo Gandolfi, President of Erreà Sport:

“We are very proud to be able to celebrate this anniversary and this very important milestone with Lega Pro. The football that we have created and produced with so much study for the occasion, is an excellence that distinguishes itself because of its innovation and extreme quality. It is a real top of the range item that we are pleased to present today in this prestigious venue.

But there's a lot more to it than just the technical aspect. In its creation, we drew our inspiration from key values such as history, the strong sense of identity, tradition, courage, passion and beauty that must still be a feature of the world of football today. These are principles in which Lega Pro has always believed and to which we, as a company, strongly aspire.”

“We are satisfied with the agreement with Erreà, from which a ‘teamwork’ has grown”- said Francesco Ghirelli, Lega Pro President-

“With the presentation of the new football with its innovative features. The ball, in particular, along with the shirt represent the strong sense of identity, of belonging to a city, to a team and the pride and passion of millions of supporters, of all those who follow Serie C. In this moment it is also tradition and it tells us about our history, about the extraordinary and glorious history of cities and the feats of champions in the sixtieth year of the creation of Serie C by Artemio Franchi.”

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