Soccer Ball

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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Pelias 2004 Olympic Soccer Ball

OLYMPICS 2004 From Adidas: A new football production concept has been developed to provide consistent quality and performance from one ball to the next for today’s faster and more technical game. The above pictures are from Alberto Izaguirre Serrano, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico Above picture provided by Jacques Barralon New Pelias ball, featuring Power Balance Technology, has a seamless …

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Official Women’s World Cup Soccer Ball 2015

Women’s World Cup 2015 Match Ball For FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada, 2015 Adidas unveils Match Ball for 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup™ FIFA and Adidas celebrate women’s football  05-Dec-2014Adidas today unveiled the official match ball of the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015, the Adidas conext15. The ball features a new green, red and …

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Official World Cup 1986 Azteca Soccer Ball

Azteca: México, 1986 The FIFA World Cup Mexico, saw the introduction of the first polyurethane coated ball which was rain-resistant. The first synthetic match ball, with good qualities on hard and wet surfaces.   The above picture was provided by Sebastiano Calì from Italy. Thanks! The above “red letter” ball picture was provided by Jacques Barralon The above “black …

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Official World Cup 1982 Tango Espana Soccer Ball

Adidas introduced a new ball which had rubber inlaid over the seams to prevent water from seeping through. The first ball with water-resistant qualities. General wear from kicking however meant the rubber began to wear after a short time and needed to be replaced during the game. The last genuine leather world cup ball.   The above picture was …

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Official World Cup Tango 1978 Soccer Ball

Soccer ball design experienced another revolution in 1978 with the introduction of the Adidas Tango. Adidas had created what would become a ‘football design classic’. Twenty panels with ‘triads’ created the impression of 12 identical circles. For the following five FIFA World Cup tournaments, the Match Ball design was based on this design. Tango featured …

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