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European Championship 2000 Tournament Ball Terrestra

The Adidas Equipment Terrestra Silverstream The title and design of this particularly futuristic looking ball were dedicated to the rivers of the host countries, (Belgium and Holland) to which they owe their prosperity via trading routes and transportation of goods. The locals nicknamed these waterways “silver streams” due to the way their surfaces sparkle brightly …

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European Championship 1996 Tournament Match ball

The European Championship had long been considered a second-class football (soccer) tournament in the eyes of fans, before its rebirth in 1996. Originally conceived as a mini world cup for Europe, it was the subject of chronic format change and indifference.  However, intelligent marketing and a surge in interest caused the 1996 championship, in England, …

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