Diego Maradona x HUBLOT – New Brand Ambassdor + “Big Bang” Maradona Watch

By - March 2nd, 2010

Diego Maradona x HUBLOT   New Brand Ambassdor + Big Bang Maradona Watch

Beloved by his countrymen, detested by his competitors, soccer’s http://diegomaradona.com/” target=”_blank”>Diego Maradona is both a man of immense talent and controversies. The former captain of the http://afa.org.ar/” target=”_blank”>Argentina National Team (http://afa.org.ar/” target=”_blank”>AFA) and currently its manager just received another title today as timepiece maker http://hublot.com” target=”_blank”>HUBLOT‘s newest ambassador. Honoring this unique partnership with Maradona, who himself is an avid watch collector, the Swiss-base brand designed a commemorative watch the Big Bang Maradona.

44.5 mm in diameter, this special Big Bang composed out of black ceramic, microblasted for texture. A sapphire crystal covered a black dial face, adorned with Argentine blue and white in luminescent on numerals. Maradona’s jersey number, 10 in Mexcellent font inscribed on a sub-dial around the 3 o’clock position, while an etched version of his signature is on the dial’s 6 o’clock position. HUBLOT HUB1146 chronograph movement with 55 jewels and 42 hours power reserve. A black ceramic case back with another sapphire crystal inscribed with an image of Diego Maradona’s arms up in victory. A luxurious alligator band reinforced with rubber back and Argentine blue stitching further accentuate the timepiece. The HUBLOT Big Bang Maradona Chronograph will be a limited edition of only 250 units made and will be available at selected HUBLOT retailers.

Diego Maradona x HUBLOT   New Brand Ambassdor + Big Bang Maradona Watch

Diego Maradona x HUBLOT   New Brand Ambassdor + Big Bang Maradona Watch

Diego Maradona x HUBLOT   New Brand Ambassdor + Big Bang Maradona Watch

Diego Maradona x HUBLOT   New Brand Ambassdor + Big Bang Maradona Watch

Diego Maradona x HUBLOT   New Brand Ambassdor + Big Bang Maradona Watch

2 comments
PAC-MAN
PAC-MAN

Soccer and Diego's name is spelt wrong.

SneakerBible
SneakerBible

This watch is pretty slick. I'm digging the bezel and the band.