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

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

2016/2017 LaLiga – ORDEM 4

Updated version of the beloved Nike Ordem, Nike’s top-quality match ball. LaLiga 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 the design … Read more

2016/2017 English Premier League – ORDEM 4

Updated version of the beloved, Nike Ordem, Nike’s top-quality match ball. Barclays Premier League 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 … Read more

2017 Major League Soccer Official Match Ball – NATIVO

Adidas and Major League Soccer Unveil the 2017 Official Match Ball  -NATIVO’s new design features symbols of the United States and Canada representing unity in North America soccer-  -Design inspiration epitomizes how soccer transcends the field-  -Ball debut on-pitch on March 3rd as 2017 MLS season kicks off- Portland, Ore. January 12, 2017 – Adidas and Major … Read more

Official Match Ball – 2018 World Cup Telstar 18 Soccer Ball (Football)

“Telstar 18”, the Official Match Ball for the 2018 FIFA World Cup RussiaThe new Telstar 18 is a reimagining of the first Adidas FIFA World Cup match ball – ‘star of television’ Adidas Soccer Reveals the Official Match Ball for the 2018 FIFA World Cup  –  The Telstar 18 pays homage to the first ever … Read more

Soccer Ball Dictionary

A AI-2000 -Type of high end synthetic leather material used to make the outer covers on soccer balls.  For more information on soccer ball construction B BAR – The IS Metric unit of pressure equal to one million Dynes per square centimeter. One Bar is equal to 14.5038 pounds per square inch (PSI) . It is also … Read more

Frequently Asked Questions about Soccer Balls

Questions about buying Soccer Balls The following questions are typically asked by people that want to buy soccer balls: What size soccer ball should I buy?  The first step in purchasing soccer balls is determining the proper size(s) to buy. Many soccer leagues have different size requirements, so be sure to check with your coach … Read more

Soccer Ball Physics

The following article researching soccer ball physics was first published in Physics World magazine, June 1998 pp25–27. The Soccer Ball Physics Bill Shankly, the former manager of Liverpool football club, once said: “Football is not about life or death. It is more important than that.” This month at the World Cup in France, millions of … Read more