Official World Cup 1974 Durlast Soccer Ball

Two adidas match balls were used for Germany ‘74. Telstar made a repeat appearance with new black branding replacing the previously gold branding. Adidas introduced a new all-white version named Adidas Chile (after an all-white ball used at Chile 62). The materials and techniques used in the Telstar and Chile were identical to those used … Read more

OFFICIAL LA LIGA MATCH BALL 2014/2015 – ORDEM 2

The Nike® Ordem 2 is the official match ball of the La Liga 2014/2015 season. 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 … Read more

OFFICIAL SERIE A MATCH BALL 2014/2015 ORDEM 2

The Nike® Ordem 2 is the official match ball of the Serie A 2014/2015 season. 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 … Read more

OFFICIAL EPL MATCH BALL 2014/2015 ORDEM 2

The Nike® Ordem 2 is the official match ball of the English Premier League 2014/2015 season. 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) … Read more

OFFICIAL 2015 MLS MATCH BALL

December 8, 2014 – Adidas and Major League Soccer unveiled NATIVO, the official match ball for 2015, the League’s 20th season. NATIVO’s bold aesthetic meshes with the new MLS brand identity while the ball’s materials and technology meet the unrivaled standards set by Brazuca, the official match ball of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™. … Read more

OFFICIAL MLS MATCH BALL 2016 – NATIVO

Same ball construction as the Brazuca. Adidas and Major League Soccer unveiled a newly designed NATIVO, the official match ball for the 2016 season. The most tested MLS ball to date, NATIVO utilizes the latest Adidas technology to deliver the highest level of performance to the entire league.  Extensively tested by teams around the world, every … Read more

Roteiro UEFA EURO 2004 Match Ball

Adidas Roteiro Official Match Ball of UEFA EURO 2004 Adidas Press Release Tuesday, June 8, 2004 , Herzogenaurach,  Personalized Match Balls for Every UEFA EURO 2004 TM Match  In what is a first for a major football tournament, every single match ball at UEFA EURO 2004 will be specifically personalized to each individual game. The Adidas Roteiro™ … Read more

Official World Cup Soccer Ball 2002 – Fevernova

Adidas Fevernova TM, Official World Cup ball for Korea Japan, 2002   Adidas’s Fevernova soccer ball was the official ball of the Korea Japan, 2002 FIFA world cup. The adidas Fevernova was the first World Cup Match Ball since 1978 to break with the traditional Tango design introduced in 1978.  It is three millimeters thick (11 layers). … Read more

Official World Cup Telstar Match Soccer Ball

The above picture was provided by Sebastiano Calì from Italy. Thanks! The above Telstar ball (that was made in France) picture was provided by Jacques Barralon The Adidas Telstar was named after the Telstar satellite. The ball was completely made of leather like all other balls in its time; however, unlike any other ball, it featured 32 hand-stitched … Read more

NFHS Soccer Ball Testing and Approvals

Since the 1999-2000 school year, soccer balls used in interscholastic competition in sports for which the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) writes playing rules are required to have the NFHS authenticating mark. Here we will look at the NFHS Ball testing and approvals. Ball Testing Requirements: Spherical Made of leather or other suitable material … Read more