MICRO DOME MANAGERS EDITION
Corinthian released a new version of the MicroStars Micro Dome, which was the Managers Edition, released in the later part of 2004. The Micro Dome was a strong and sturdy carry case which opened out to reveal a pitch with grand stands on either side. The pitch was used for the MicroStars base rating game WCL, while the grandstands on either side allowed you to display your figures, and of course, give a crowd for the games.
The Microstars Micro Dome Managers Edition also came with 25 figures, enough for 2 full teams,and also 3 manager figures!
The Managers Edition contained 11 GOLD base figures, which were:
- Joe Cole Chelsea Home
- Lauren Arsenal Home
- Clarence Seedorf AC Milan Home
- Alessandro Del Piero Juventus Home
- Diego Forlan Manchester United Home
- Ronaldinho Barcelona Away
- Francesco Toldo Inter Milan Home
- Gianluigi Buffon Juventus Home
- Alex Ferguson Manchester United Suit
- Arsene Wenger Arsenal Suit
- Martin O'Neil Celtic Suit
Initially all 11 figures were exclusive to the MicroStars Micro Dome Managers Edition, however 4 would later be released in Japan Miniatures series 5, which were Lauren, Cole, Del Piero, Forlan and Ronaldinho, while Seedorf would also feature in Japan Miniatues Series 4.
The Ronaldinho, Ferguson, Wenger, O'Neil, Buffon and Toldo all remained exclusive to the pack, with the goalkeeper figures of Toldo and Buffon being done with 4 different MC codes.
Corinthian also teamed up with retailer ARGOS to give collector's a very special offer, if you purchased the Corinthian MicroStars Micro Dome Managers Edition from ARGOS you received a voucher which could be redeemd to claim an exclusive figure of the world's most famous referee Pierluigi Collina!
Alessandro Del Piero