Close Up: Hublot Big Bang Unico FIFA WC Official

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Pelé showcases the Hublot Big Bang Unico FIFA WC Official Watch.

With just over a week to go till the World Cup kicks off on June 12, we’re looking at the official watch of soccer’s biggest event!

The Official Watch of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil is the Big Bang Unico Bi-Retrograde Chrono by Hublot, the competition’s Official Timekeeper.

The ceramic version of the FIFA WC Official Watch, the Big Bang Unico Bi-Retrograde Chrono Ceramic Carbon.

Known as the Big Bang Unico FIFA WC Official, this piece will be produced in two limited editions: 200 pieces in ceramic and 100 pieces in King Gold. The caseback features the official stamp of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil.

This chronograph features a 60-second counter, as well as a 45-minute counter (a soccer game is played in two 45-minute halves).
The caseback of this limited edition features a numbered engraving, as well as the World Cup logo.

Ricardo Guadalupe, CEO of Hublot, commented on the unveiling, “Hublot is very proud to be the Official Timekeeper of the FIFA World Cup. This is the most important event on the planet, and its official watch is a Hublot Big Bang! All the fooball fans on all the continents will now recognize this timepiece as the symbol of the World Cup Brazil!”

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The King Gold edition of the FIFA WC Official Watch.

The one and only Pelé, AKA the King of Football, also commented, saying, “I’m so thrilled to see how Hublot has managed to put together the passion for football and the fervor of Brazil into such an extraordinary piece. I can’t wait for World Cup competition to start!”

Rick De La Croix, Pelé and Ricardo Guadalupe pose with Carnival-themed dancers at a Hublot Loves Football event.

For more information about the Big Bang Unico FIFA WC Official, please visit the Hublot website. Photos courtesy Hublot.

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