Football stars Thierry Henry and Marcus Rashford MBE go head-to-head with new LEGO® Ideas table football set

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The LEGO Group has revealed the ultimate global celebration of play with the launch of the new LEGO Ideas Foosball Set. From the ups and downs of goals to the cheers that echo throughout the stadium, football fans can now build and play their favorite game with this exciting new fan-made LEGO set.


The first to test the new, fully functional football table were legendary football icon and World Cup winner Thierry Henry and current Manchester United and England star Marcus Rashford MBE as they go head-to-head with their minifigure team in a new video. Each player can first build their team of five LEGO minifigures, plus a host of teammates and fans watching from the sides for more than 60 different elements before entering a match.


The LEGO Ideas table football set pays tribute to football players and fans around the world and includes a diverse range of minifigures. A total of 22 different minifigures can be built to play or watch with a diverse range of hairstyles, facial expressions and skin tones to choose from. The set’s portable size means it’s perfect for transporting to play with friends and playing ‘outside’ or ‘at home’. It also makes an ideal display piece.


Thierry Henry says:Throughout my career, I’ve played football everywhere you can imagine – from my backyard to stadiums all over the world and now in a LEGO Ideas table football set! The LEGO game is about harnessing the unifying spirit of the sport to rebuild the game for fans around the world. I’m so excited to see the new LEGO set bring people around the world together as they master the game of foosball in brick form.


Also speaking about his involvement in the campaign, England and Manchester United star Marcus Rashford said: “I love building with LEGO bricks – but now building and playing football against Thierry Henry in LEGO form is amazing! Football brings fans together and it’s great to see that the LEGO table football set Ideas does the same.


The set was designed by Donát Fehérvári, a 16-year-old LEGO fan from Hungary, as part of the We Love Sports contest on LEGO Ideas, then turned into a real set by LEGO designer Antica Bracanov, who says: “What makes the LEGO Ideas table football set so amazing is that it harnesses the spirit of sport. Donat’s design champions the roller coaster of shared emotions that fans feel when watching football matches. We at the LEGO Group are incredibly proud to have brought this set to life, allowing fans to swap football boots for bricks and be inspired to get in on the game, for the love Game. “


Bringing together culture, creativity and play, the new LEGO Ideas table football will be launched as part of the LEGO For The Joy of Play campaign at 35-37 rue des Francs-Bourgeois in Paris on October 29 and 30.


The two-day event will offer the opportunity to participate in the ultimate LEGO foosball competition, as well as inspiring speaker talks and the chance to learn about LEGO bricks with an amazing mural and building zones free. In addition, Thierry Henry will be present at the event. For more information and tickets, visit www.lego.com/table-football.


The LEGO Ideas table football set is available from 1 November 2022 via LEGO Stores and www.lego.com/table-football for $/€249.99 / £241.99.


Notes to Editor


MORE INFO: LEGO® IDEAS FOOTBALL SET (SKU: 21337)
• Age: 18 and over
• Each model measures:
o Height: 41.28 cm
o Width: 29.0 cm
o Depth: 15.26 cm
• 2339 pieces
• 22 figurines, including men and women
• Price: £241.99 / €249.99 / $249.99
• Visit 35–37 rue des Francs-Bourgeois in Paris from October 28-30 to experience the LEGO Group’s new For the Joy of Play event and be one of the first to try out the new LEGO Ideas table football. For more information visit www.lego.com/table-football


About The LEGO Group
The LEGO Group’s mission is to inspire and develop the builders of tomorrow through the power of play. The LEGO System in Play, with its LEGO brick foundation, lets children and fans build and rebuild anything they can imagine.


The LEGO Group was founded in Billund, Denmark, in 1932 by Ole Kirk Kristiansen, its name is derived from the two Danish words LEg GOdt, which means “to play well”. Today, the LEGO Group remains a family business headquartered in Billund. However, its products are now sold in over 130 countries around the world.


For more information about the LEGO Group, information on our financial performance and our commitment to responsibility, visit www.LEGO.com/aboutus.


About the LEGO Ideas Platform
LEGO® Ideas offers fans the chance to submit their own brick creations with the chance to bring their concept to life with help from master LEGO designers and a share of the proceeds. For more information, visit www.ideas.lego.com.

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