Parma, 23 December 2021Our special “Crociati Advent” continues today! This Christmas segment will take fans through the festive period and is also aimed at doing some good through auctions hosted by CharityStars. The sum collected will be donated to the Emporio Solidiale in Parma.

CHALLENGE THE PARMA PLAYERS AT CHINESE MORRA – Up for auction today is another unique and unforgettable experience: the highest bidder will be able to come to the Collecchio training centre to challenge the Parma players at “Chinese Morra” (the finger number guessing game), with the aim of winning to reach the final round (six in total), where their opponent will be Gianluigi Buffon.

These are the rules of the game: you will start with level one, and every victory will grant you access to the next level (and therefore to its player). Those who take part will have three chances, but if they lose they will have to start again from the first level and try again. A fun and unmissable experience!

The starting price of the auction, online on CharityStars and ending in seven days, is €100: click here to take part in the auction!

THE INITIATIVE – The first day of December marks the beginning of advent. This year, Parma Calcio have decided to create a special “Crociati Advent” calendar with a charity twist, paying close attention to our local area. All of the proceeds of the campaign will be donated to the Emporio Solidiale in Parma – a project created by a group of volunteer associations in the city in order to tackle poverty.

MEMORABILIA AND UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCES – The scope of the campaign is entirely charitable in nature but also represents a great opportunity for fans, aficionados and collectors. The “Crociati Advent” calendar, in fact, will give everyone the chance to enter in auctions for some truly extraordinary items or incredible experiences pertaining to the world of Parma Calcio.

Up for auction are items such as – among others – an autographed cap worn by Beppe Iachini in his first training session at the Club or a corner flag signed by the whole team and used for a game at the Tardini. But there’s more: fans can also bid on a dinner for two at the Crociati Museum, the chance to take part in a photoshoot wearing the full Parma Calcio match kit (obviously keeping all photos) or to send a friend, partner or relative a special surprise: have their gift delivered to their home by a first-team player as official “messenger”.

HOW IT WORKS – From Thursday 2 December, each day via the CharityStars portal, items will be put up for auction: 23 auctions, each lasting seven days. The new item will be announced each day via the official Parma Calcio social media channels.

The aim of this campaign is to draw closer to Christmas while giving fans the chance to have one-in-a-lifetime experiences or to get their hands on some extraordinary memorabilia. At the same time, we want to take this chance to act upon the core values of our Club and fanbase, such as solidarity, inclusion and social responsibility, with all proceeds going towards the Emporio Solidiale in Parma.