The History of the Official World Cup Match Balls

Telstar : Mexico, 1970 Adidas started to make soccer balls in 1963 but made the first official FIFA World Cup ball in 1970. This is the first ball used in the World Cup to use the Buckminster type of design. Also, the first ball with 32 black and white panels. The TELSTAR was more visible on black and white … Read more


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, … Read more

Adidas unveils Fracas, the Official Match Ball of UEFA Euro 2016TM Knock-Out Phase

Ball design captures the excitement and drama of knock-out football- – The name Fracas translates to ‘clamour’ in French -Fracas name chosen by Parisian influencers as Adidas celebrates open source- Paris, 20th June – Today Adidas launched Fracas, the Official Match Ball of the UEFA EURO 2016TM knock-out phase and the ball that will be used during the … Read more

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 Herzogenaurach, August 25 – Adidas has today revealed the Official Match Ball for the 2016/17 … Read more

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 The ball features … Read more

Soccer Ball Rules and Laws

FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) Laws of the Game Law 2 – The Ball Qualities and Measurements The ball is: spherical Made of leather or other suitable material Of a circumference of not more than 70 cm (28 ins) and not less than 68 cm (27 ins) not more than 450 g (16 oz) in … Read more

Soccer Ball Sizes

If you want to purchase a soccer ball for yourself, you can just go to the closest sports shop and choose any one that you like. It all depends on which design you’re feeling on that particular day and you’ve got yourself a soccer ball. However, if you’re purchasing one for kids — particularly ones … Read more

Types of Soccer Balls

There are many types of soccer balls, footballs or Futbols.  Soccer balls can be categorized by the following types: Professional Match Soccer Balls Developed with top professional clubs to maximize players natural abilities and skills.  Approved for use at the highest professional and international levels. Pure performance, exact specifications, great accuracy, speed and control. Designed … Read more

The First World Cup Soccer Ball

1930 World Cup Soccer Ball of “Tiento” One of the two soccer balls used in the first 1930 World Cup final between Argentina and Uruguay is shown above, this was the first world cup soccer ball. This leather football was used in the final match and taken by an Uruguayan team player. It may have … Read more

2016/2017 Serie A – ORDEM 4

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 … Read more