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FIFA Confederations Cup Official Ball


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Three symbols of Brazilian culture combined by Adidas for the Official Match Ball of the FIFA Confederation Cup 2013Specially designed ball created for the FIFA Confederations Cup for only the second time in tournament history

São Paulo, December 1st 2012

The name and design of the official match ball for the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 was unveiled today at the FIFA Draw show. Three symbols of Brazilian culture; Carnival, Football, and Samba have been combined to create the Adidas Cafusa.

Created by the same product team who designed the hugely successful Tango 12, the Adidas Cafusa combines proven high performance technology with a locally relevant aesthetic. The name and vibrant color scheme reflects the national identity with a particular focus the on “Southern Cross” constellation represented in the Brazilian flag. 

Unveiling the Official Ball of FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 is a big moment for us. Brazilians are passionate about football and we wanted to deliver an inspirational ball for this competition, which serves as an example of joy for such a huge event such as the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™. We are very pleased with the Adidas Cafusa, the final product has strong Brazilian elements in place throughout the design,” said Rodrigo Messias, Director of the Project 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™.

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UEFA Champions League Final Lisbon 2014

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In the signature star pattern that has become an icon of the UEFA Champions League, this is the official match ball of the 2014 finale. This is the ball that will be used in the 2014 finale at the Estaˇdio da Luz in Lisbon, Portugal on May 24th. In addition to the star panel design, the ball features the official UEFA Champions League logo throughout and a trophy graphic.

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The Finale 13 – The Official Match Ball for the 2013/2014 UEFA Champions League™ season
The adidas UEFA Champions League Finale 13 Official Match Ball will be used by Europe’s elite clubs during all group stage matches of the 2013/2014 competition. As with previous Official Match Balls, the new design features an outer coating texture designed to provide optimal grip at the point of impact.

The artwork within the iconic star panel construction uses distinctive colours (white / infrared / silver / black) and graphics to signify a “ceremony of light” design. The iconic UEFA Champions League logos positioned within the top and bottom star panels and the individual strands spreading from this design represent the vibrant stadiums on match day and resulting light beams emanating across Europe.

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UEFA Champions League Finale Berlin 2015

ADIDAS SETS THE STAGE WITH THE LAUNCH OF THE 

UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINALE BERLIN OFFICIAL MATCH BALL

·         Design inspired by the Berliner bear and the city’s 

unrivaled street-art scene

Herzogenaurach / Berlin, 16th February 2015 – Today Adidas is proud to show the world the ball that everyone will want to get their hands on. The Adidas Finale Berlin – the Official Match Ball for the knock-out stages and the Final of the most prestigious club competition in global football – has arrived.

Now that the UEFA Champions League is about to enter its most exciting stage, the ball is ready to become the centre of attention once again, and will shine throughout the pitches of Europe; from the knock-out stages, all the way to the Final.

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 The Adidas Finale Berlin UEFA Champions League Official Match Ball with Berlin´s iconic Brandenburg Gate in the background

The design was inspired by the dynamic, young and hip scene of Berlin. The top star includes one of the most recognisable symbols of the city: the Brandenburg Gate set in front of the legendary Olympiastadion Berlin, the setting for this year’s ultimate UEFA Champions League showdown, which will take place on Saturday 6th June, 2015.

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 The surrounding stars on the ball each have a bold and colourful design, including the other key Berliner symbol: the bear. The vibrant mix of colour is also typical of the expressive, artistic and free spirited German capital city.

 As with all UEFA Champions League Official Match Balls, the Adidas Finale Berlin features an outer coating texture designed to provide optimal grip at the point of impact. The thermally bonded star panel design on the match ball, based on the design of the UEFA Champions League logo, provides a seamless surface and first-class performance. 

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 The adidas Finale Berlin ball will be used on field during UEFA Champions League matches from tomorrow (Tuesday 17th February, 2015) onwards up until and including the this year’s UEFA Champions League Final. 

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2015 COPA AMERICA – CACHAŅA ORDEM 2

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 The Nike Cachaņa Ordem 2 is the official match ball of the Copa America to be held in Chile from June 11 through July 4. Charged with high-performance technologies, this premium constructed soccer ball features Aerowtrac grooves and a micro-textured cover for true, precision flight. Its fuse-welded surface and 12-wing restricted bladder offer superior touch and responsiveness off the foot, while RaDaR (Rapid Decision and Response) technology with depth-enhanced graphics enhance visibility for faster reactions on the field.

Cachaņa is a Chilean slang term meaning to beat a defender with a slick, quick move. The ball design takes inspiration from the host country’s history. The colors of the national flag are used prominently, red to honor the people, blue the sky and white for the Andes.

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FEATURES:

  • NikeŪ Aerowtrac grooves and micro-textured casing design equalize air flow over the surface of the ball for great control and accurate ball flight
  • Restricted 12-wing carbon latex bladder for unbelievable responsiveness and superior touch and shape
  • Fuse-welded three-layer synthetic leather casing provides a great touch and maximum response
  • Compressed Polyethylene layer helps store energy which is then released at launch
  • Cross-linked Nitrogen-expanded foam layer for excellent shape retention
  • Polyester support fabric improves structure and stability
  • Perfect sphericity makes this ball fly faster, farther, and with more accuracy 
  • NikeŪ RaDaR technology with depth-enhanced performance graphics helps in peripheral and central vision so you can react quickly
  • FIFA Quality Approved, the highest FIFA ranking
  • Official Premier League logo for pride 
  • Manufacturer’s two-year stitch and shape guarantee
  • Materials: 40% synthetic leather/30% rubber/20% polyester/10% cotton
  • Vendor Colors: White / Black / Process Blue

2014/2015 English Premier League – ORDEM 2 Hi Vis

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English Premier League Ordem Hi Vis B
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Also official match ball for the La Liga and Serie A

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2016 COPA AMERICA – ORDEM CIENTO: THE OFFICIAL BALL OF COPA AMERICA CENTENARIO

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Throughout its history, Copa America has served up high doses of drama, with each competition fueling the mythology of the world’s oldest international soccer championship – be it final matches featuring four periods of extra-time or a hat-trick of penalty-kick misses.This year’s special-edition contest promises to uphold the theatrical tradition, with the tournament (kicking June, 2016 in the United States) augmenting its standard 12-team line up to 16. Comprising North and South American Football federations, plus a host of invited teams, the cup’s player roster includes Neymar Jr., Giovanni Dos Santos, Alexis Sanchez, Edison Cavani, Clint Dempsey and more. 

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“We’re excited to create the official ball of the Copa America Centenario and to be able to bring Nike innovation to what promises to be an incredible spectacle,” said Andrea Perez, General Manager of Nike Soccer North America. 

At the center the entire spectacle sits the tournament’s official match ball: the Nike Ordem Ciento. Exclusively created to honor the competition’s legacy, the ball blends leading technologies with a bold, graphic aesthetic.

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A graphic red and black composition both modernizes the sport’s classic geometric design and augments it with bold sweeps of soulful color. The resulting bold effect helps players catch sight of the ball quickly, which accordingly helps enable rapid decision-making.

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Designed and engineered for a highly sensitive feel and explosive response off the foot, the ball consists of 12 fuse-welded panels in a three-layer casing system and a poly-blend wrapped, free-floating carbon latex bladder.

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The ball’s NIKE AEROW TRAC grooves, Nike Football’s newest proprietary innovation are engineered to grip and channel air to produce the truest trajectory and most consistent flight, which help ensure stability and accuracy mid-air.

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FEATURES:

  • Nike® Aerowtrac grooves and micro-textured casing design equalize air flow over the surface of the ball for great control and accurate ball flight
  • Restricted 12-wing carbon latex bladder for unbelievable responsiveness and superior touch and shape
  • Fuse-welded three-layer synthetic leather casing provides a great touch and maximum response
  • Compressed Polyethylene layer helps store energy which is then released at launch
  • Cross-linked Nitrogen-expanded foam layer for excellent shape retention
  • Polyester support fabric improves structure and stability
  • Perfect sphericity makes this ball fly faster, farther, and with more accuracy 
  • Nike® RaDaR technology with depth-enhanced performance graphics helps in peripheral and central vision so you can react quickly
  • FIFA Quality Approved, the highest FIFA ranking

More about FIFA testing



See Also:  

Copa America 2015 Official Ball

Latest Soccer Ball Developments

Teamgeist II Goal Line technology

  History of the World Cup Official Soccer Balls

Other Soccer Ball History Information on Soccer Ball World

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UEFA Champions League 2016-2017

Adidas unveils the Official Match Ball for the 2016/17 UEFA Champions League Group Stages

  • New design features messages from players explaining how they win their way
  • New Official Match Ball seen on-pitch for the first time on 13th September 2016
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Herzogenaurach, August 25 – Adidas has today revealed the Official Match Ball for the 2016/17 UEFA Champions League group stages. The ball, which will help decide the winners of the biggest prize in club football, has a striking new design featuring comments from Adidas players on what winning means to them. The hand written messages come from some of the game’s best players, including the likes of Mesut Ozil, Toni Kroos, James Rodriguez and Gareth Bale all saying how they win their way. “Play your life, I play mine”, says Ozil, with Toni Kroos contributing “controlling the game is everything”. James Rodriguez says “la creatividad gana”, meaning “creativity wins” whereas Bale says “being faster than a bullet”.

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The ball features white panels surrounded by green stars and is based on the design of the UEFA Champions League logo. The star panels contain an outer coating texture, consistent across all Adidas UEFA Champions League Official Match Balls , to provide a seamless surface for optimal grip in varied conditions. 

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UEFA Champions League 2017 Cardiff Finale

Adidas Official Match Ball for the 2017 UEFA Champions League Round of Sixteen Stages

  • Similar design at previous Champions League balls
  • Graphics include a Welsh Dragon in blue and gray colors as a symbol of Wales
  • Cardiff’s National Stadium of Whales will be the location of the 2017 UEFA Champion’s League final
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The ball features the famous star panels with the new graphics and the Champions League logo. The star panels contain an outer coating texture, consistent across all Adidas UEFA Champions League Official Match Balls , to provide a seamless surface for optimal grip in varied conditions. 

Adidas has not officially released this ball.  More information to come.

Adidas Unveils Welsh Dragon-Inspired Official Match Ball for the UEFA Champions League Knock Out Stages and Final 

– Ball design is inspired by famous national symbol of Wales –

– Ball will be used during the knock-out phases and final in Cardiff –

Herzogenaurach, 13th February – With the UEFA Champions League returning for its crucial final stages, Adidas today unveiled theOfficial Match Ball that will be used as Europe’s best teams compete for the trophy.  

Celebrating the nation of Wales, which will host this year’s final, the ball’s unique design features a striking dragon print – inspired by the national emblem, which famously features prominently on the Welsh flag. 

The Adidas team, who travelled to Cardiff as part of the design process, drew inspiration from the power and strength the dragon represents in Celtic mythology – with the dragon print designed to represent the ferocity with which the final stages are played. 

The ball also delivers the performance benefits required to match the standard of the players set to light up the latter stages of the competition – the likes of Messi, Bale, Suarez and Müller. Its outer coating texture is consistent with all the Adidas UEFA Champions League Official Match Balls and provides optimal grip, while the thermally-bonded star panel design provides a seamless surface for improved first touch. 

The Adidas Final Cardiff 2017 ball will be used on field during UEFA Champions League matches from 14th February up until and including the final on 3rd June.


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2016/2017 Serie A – ORDEM 4

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Updated version of the beloved, Nike Ordem, Nike’s top-quality match ball.

Serie A version, featuring the league logo.

A new wrapped bladder system ensures the smoothest and most consistent surface — delivering optimal touch and accurate flight. The geometric 12 panel fuse-welded construction employs a new 3D printed ink technique. Finally, the ball’s graphics follow the design principle of “Flow Motion,” applying a luminance that ensures excellent visibility while the ball is in play.

Withstands high-level play and maintains flight and shape retention with a fuse-welded synthetic leather casing.

12-panel design for accurate flight; flight further enhanced by the Nike Aerowtrac grooves that help stabilize.

40% synthetic leather/30% rubber/20% polyester/10% cotton.

FEATURES:

  • Official match ball of the Serie A
  • Nike® Aerowtrac grooves and micro-textured casing design equalize air flow over the surface of the ball for great control and accurate ball flight
  • Restricted 12-wing carbon latex bladder for unbelievable responsiveness and superior touch and shape
  • Fuse-welded three-layer synthetic leather casing provides a great touch and maximum response
  • Compressed Polyethylene layer helps store energy which is then released at launch
  • Cross-linked Nitrogen-expanded foam layer for excellent shape retention
  • Polyester support fabric improves structure and stability
  • Perfect sphericity makes this ball fly faster, farther, and with more accuracy 
  • Nike® RaDaR technology with depth-enhanced performance graphics helps in peripheral and central vision so you can react quickly
  • FIFA Quality Approved, the highest FIFA ranking
  • Official Serie A logo
  • Manufacturer’s two-year stitch and shape guarantee
  • Materials: 40% synthetic leather/30% rubber/20% polyester/10% cotton

Also official match ball for the EPL and La Liga

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More about FIFA testing


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See Also:  Latest Soccer Ball Developments

  Serie A 2014 2015

  History of the World Cup Official Soccer Balls

Other Soccer Ball History Information on Soccer Ball World

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2016/2017 LaLiga – ORDEM 4

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Updated version of the beloved Nike Ordem, Nike’s top-quality match ball.

LaLiga version, featuring the league logo.

A new wrapped bladder system ensures the smoothest and most consistent surface — delivering optimal touch and accurate flight. The geometric 12 panel fuse-welded construction employs a new 3D printed ink technique. Finally, the ball’s graphics follow the design principle of “Flow Motion,” applying a luminance that ensures excellent visibility while the ball is in play.


Withstands high-level play and maintains flight and shape retention with a fuse-welded synthetic leather casing.

12-panel design for accurate flight; flight further enhanced by the Nike Aerowtrac grooves that help stabilize.

40% synthetic leather/30% rubber/20% polyester/10% cotton.

FEATURES:

  • Official match ball of the LaLiga 
  • Nike® Aerowtrac grooves and micro-textured casing design equalize air flow over the surface of the ball for great control and accurate ball flight
  • Restricted 12-wing carbon latex bladder for unbelievable responsiveness and superior touch and shape
  • Fuse-welded three-layer synthetic leather casing provides a great touch and maximum response
  • Compressed Polyethylene layer helps store energy which is then released at launch
  • Cross-linked Nitrogen-expanded foam layer for excellent shape retention
  • Polyester support fabric improves structure and stability
  • Perfect sphericity makes this ball fly faster, farther, and with more accuracy 
  • Nike® RaDaR technology with depth-enhanced performance graphics helps in peripheral and central vision so you can react quickly
  • FIFA Quality Approved, the highest FIFA ranking
  • Official LaLiga logo
  • Manufacturer’s two-year stitch and shape guarantee
  • Materials: 40% synthetic leather/30% rubber/20% polyester/10% cotton

Also official match ball for the EPL and Serie A

Ordem_Group_2016_2017

More about FIFA testing


If you have more information or want to review this ball, please contact us!


See Also:  Latest Soccer Ball Developments

  La Liga 2014 2015

  History of the World Cup Official Soccer Balls

Other Soccer Ball History Information on Soccer Ball World

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2016/2017 English Premier League – ORDEM 4

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Updated version of the beloved, Nike Ordem, Nike’s top-quality match ball.

Barclays Premier League version, featuring the league logo.

A new wrapped bladder system ensures the smoothest and most consistent surface — delivering optimal touch and accurate flight. The geometric 12 panel fuse-welded construction employs a new 3D printed ink technique. Finally, the ball’s graphics follow the design principle of “Flow Motion,” applying a luminance that ensures excellent visibility while the ball is in play.

Withstands high-level play and maintains flight and shape retention with a fuse-welded synthetic leather casing.

12-panel design for accurate flight; flight further enhanced by the Nike Aerowtrac grooves that help stabilize.

40% synthetic leather/30% rubber/20% polyester/10% cotton.

FEATURES:

  • Official match ball of the English Premier League
  • Nike® Aerowtrac grooves and micro-textured casing design equalize air flow over the surface of the ball for great control and accurate ball flight
  • Restricted 12-wing carbon latex bladder for unbelievable responsiveness and superior touch and shape
  • Fuse-welded three-layer synthetic leather casing provides a great touch and maximum response
  • Compressed Polyethylene layer helps store energy which is then released at launch
  • Cross-linked Nitrogen-expanded foam layer for excellent shape retention
  • Polyester support fabric improves structure and stability
  • Perfect sphericity makes this ball fly faster, farther, and with more accuracy 
  • Nike® RaDaR technology with depth-enhanced performance graphics helps in peripheral and central vision so you can react quickly
  • FIFA Quality Approved, the highest FIFA ranking
  • Official Premier League logo for pride 
  • Manufacturer’s two-year stitch and shape guarantee
  • Materials: 40% synthetic leather/30% rubber/20% polyester/10% cotton

Hi VIS Version

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Nike EPL Ordem 4 HI VIS B

Also official match ball for the La Liga and Serie A

Ordem_Group_2016_2017

More about FIFA testing


If you have more information or want to review this ball, please contact us!


See Also:  Latest Soccer Ball Developments

  EPL Match Ball 2014 2015

  History of the World Cup Official Soccer Balls

Other Soccer Ball History Information on Soccer Ball World