Company confirm "no shortages" in host nation
24 April ~ A cargo of Panini stickers was stolen in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday, according to a report by Globo. With the World Cup approaching and collections in full flow around the world, a spokesperson for the company refused to say how many stickers had been stolen but did go as far as saying Rio would be "fully stocked", before confirming there are "no shortages" of stickers on newsstands in the host nation. In 2010 a similar incident occurred in Brazil, but that time it disrupted supply across the country. If nothing else, someone will have plenty of swaps.