Information on history, design, construction, types, sizes, approvals, physics, care, latest innovations and more.
- Construction – Learn how soccer balls are made. Ball information on design and construction including types and soccer ball sizes are detailed.
- Approvals – FIFA and NFHS approvals. Find out what the approval logos mean and how they meet the approval requirements through testing.
- Care – Use this section to learn about basic football care to extend their life. Cleaning, proper air pressure and inflation topics are covered.
- History – The history of the football. See how they have changed through the years. Check out the one used in the very first World Cup final in 1930. See the official World Cup and Euro balls.
- Latest Developments -Review the latest ball technology, developments and innovations. Learn about the best ones. Top balls from Adidas, Nike, Mitre, and Puma.
- League Balls – Official Match balls from various leagues around the world.
- Physics – The theory behind ball flight when it is kicked. Explains how and why they curve when kicked properly.
- Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
- Dictionary – Definitions of common and not so common terms.
Cool and NEW Information!
- Official World Cup 2018 Match Ball – Telstar 18
- MLS 2017 NATIVO
- EPL NIKE OREM 4 Official Match Ball
- La Liga NIKE OREM 4 Official Match Ball
- Serie A NIKE OREM 4 Official Match Ball
- Champions League 2017 Cardiff Finale
- UEFA Champions League 2016-2017
- 2016 Euro Knock-Out Stage Official Football – Fracas
- ORDEM CIENTO: THE OFFICIAL BALL OF COPA AMERICA CENTENARIO 2016
- World Cup Football History – See and learn about all the official men’s and women’s World Cup match footballs (soccer balls) starting from 1970.
- OLYMPICS 1984 – 2016 – The official soccer balls of the Olympics.
- Errejota 2016 Olympic Ball
- Euroballs 1968 -2016 – Official Match balls of the UEFA European Championships 1968 through 2016.]
- Official League Balls
- The Oldest Football 1855 Charles Goodyear Ball
- Beau Jeu UEFA EURO 2016 Match Ball
- COPA America Match Ball 2015
- Women’s World Cup 2015 Conext15 Ball
- UEFA Champions League Finale Berlin ball
- 2014 World Cup “Brazuca” Match Ball
- UEFA Champions League Final Lisbon 2014
- 1972 Olympic Super Lux
- 1982 Tango – pictures
- 2013 Confederations Cup Official Ball
- Nike Maxim
- Women’s World Cup Official Match Ball: SpeedCell
- Jabulani – The Official Match Ball for the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa.
- Teamgeist II with Goal Line Technology – includes AFA, Wawa Aba
- Teamgeist Germany, 2006 Adidas “2006 World Cup Germany” GOLDEN Final Match Ball
- RESEARCHERS SOLVE MYSTERY OF TRICK KICKS – Includes cool animations and video that show the curving football and how it is kicked. See David Beckham’s Free Kick-England vs. Greece October 2001, Actual Footage.
- Adidas Questra Family – The Questra Olympia (1996 Olympics), Europa (1996 European Championship), and Apollo (1996-1997 Spanish League) balls are explained.
Pictures from visitors:
Soccer Ball given to a boy in Iraq
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The football remains the most vital element in the game.”
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