Mini-Naipes FUTBOL - Children’s football player cards, anonymous manufacturer, Montevideo, c.1928
Right: the cards stored inside a match box →
Above: Miniature children’s playing cards depicting photographs of football players on the reverse, all with shiny haircuts. Similar mini-packs were published showing popular heroes and celebrities and proverbs and maxims. Cards of this type are examples of playing cards used for educational purposes besides providing entertainment value to young people.