Soccer Ball History

Soccer has been played in various forms throughout history.  Many sites on the world wide web have information on the history of football or soccer and who invented the original soccer ball.  Of course, here at Soccer Ball World, we will concentrate on the history and evolution of the soccer ball. Click on the titles below … Read more

World Football League Match Balls

“There can be no game of football without a ball and the better the ball, the better the game.” Information on the footballs or soccer balls used in the some of the world’s football leagues is provided. Click on the titles below to go directly to that section: MLS Official Match Ball 2017 MLS Official … Read more

Soccer Ball Testing and Approvals

“There can be no game of football without a ball and the better the ball, the better the game.” Video: Many soccer balls have various organization “approvals” imprinted on them.  Such as the FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) These approvals assure that the ball will perform according to the organizations’ specifications. The testing procedures and … Read more

Soccer Ball Design

In this section of Soccer Ball World, the construction and soccer ball design is described.  This includes the various materials used, types, sizes and weights of soccer balls. The following topics are reviewed: Construction of the Ball – The various parts of the soccer ball are explained. Typical materials used on the different parts of a soccer … Read more

Soccer Ball Care

“Love your ball, be the ball, sleep with the ball.”   quoted from one of my crazy soccer coaches As with any product that you buy, taking good care of your soccer ball will prolong it’s life.  There is nothing complicated about taking care of a soccer ball. Just use common sense.  Do not stand or … Read more