Hublot Proud To Be The Official Timekeeper Of The Inaugural Global Legend Series (GLS) Match In Bangkok

Luis Figo, winner of 2000 Ballon d’Or™ and 2001 FIFA World Cup™ “Player of the Year” autographing for fans.
Luis Figo, winner of 2000 Ballon d’Or™ and 2001 FIFA World Cup™ “Player of the Year” autographing for fans.

Hublot fans celebrate the first match of this legendary football event, bringing unprecedented levels of excitement to football fans across the region and the world.

Hublot was the proud Official Timekeeper of the inauguration match of Global Legend Series, the league that brings together an elite group of greats who wowed the world during stellar careers for a competition that aims to revitalize the Asian football scene. Football players are all veterans of the FIFA Football World Cup™, the UEFA Champions League™ or Ballon d’Or™ winners.

Former Portugal and Real Madrid maestro Luis Figo, ex-Liverpool Playmaker Steve McManaman, and a French proven winner, Youri Djorkaeff, are among famous names who delighted the fans when they returned to the field at SCG Muang Thong Stadium on December 5th, 2014.

Luis Figo and Fabio Cannavaro at Hublot Boutique located at Central Embassy.
Luis Figo and Fabio Cannavaro at Hublot Boutique located at Central Embassy.

With over 10,000 spectators, the two legendary teams were led by Fabio Cannavaro, who captained Italy to the 2006 World Cup title, and Luis Figo, winner of 2000 Ballon d’Or™ and 2001 FIFA World Cup™ “Player of the Year”. The unforgettable game concluded with a final score of 8 – 5 in favor to Cannavaro’s team.

Prior to the day of the game, some 100 Hublotistas were given the opportunity to interact up close with the two captains, Luis Figo and Fabio Cannavaro at Hublot Boutique located at Central Embassy.

Mr Fabio Cannavaro, Mr Sebastian Lee, Mr Narun Thamavaranukup, Managing Director of PMT The Hour Glass and Mr Luis Figo.
Mr Fabio Cannavaro, Mr Sebastian Lee, Mr Narun Thamavaranukup, Managing Director of PMT The Hour Glass and Mr Luis Figo.

A very exclusive group of Hublot VIPs was also invited to the exclusive dinner “An Evening with the Legends” attended by all players, together with over 200 elites in Thai society. To make the experience even more special, two Hublot Big Bang wall clocks signed by the legends were put up for auction at the gala dinner. The competitive bidding had two winners, Mr. Sebastian Lee, and Mr. Piboonkhet Nitianantaphorn, with total proceeding of 1 million baht to support Free the Children – an international charity and educational organization.

Mr Luis Figo, Mr Piboonkhet Nithianantaporn, Mr Narun Thamavaranukup and Mr Fabio Cannavaro.
Mr Luis Figo, Mr Piboonkhet Nithianantaporn, Mr Narun Thamavaranukup and Mr Fabio Cannavaro.

This reaffirms and strengthens Hublot’s tie-in with football on a celebrated international level. In addition, Hublot is the Official Timekeeper of the FIFA World Cup™, the UEFA EURO™ as well as exclusive partner of major football teams across the world.

PMT The Hour Glass is the proud exclusive retailer of Hublot in Thailand.


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