Captain's choice

PUBLISHED : Friday, 05 March, 2010, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 05 March, 2010, 12:00am

Launching just in time for the Fifa World Cup in South Africa this year is the Captain's Watch collection by Parmigiani.

Parmigiani worked closely with national soccer captains from 13 countries to come up with a design which reflects both the captain's style and the country they represent.

The 13 countries selected for this collection are Brazil, Argentina, the United States, South Korea, Japan, Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Italy, Spain, France, England, Germany and the Netherlands.

During the SIHH fair in January this year, Parmigiani showed visitors a preview of the Italian model designed for captain Fabio Cannavaro, and the model for US skipper Carlos Bocanegra.

The watch is the Pershing chronograph model, and each of the designs will be limited to 10 pieces, with a percentage of each sale donated to charity.