Soccer

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 …

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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 or organization …

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Soccer Ball Physics

Physics FAQ  Physics 2  Spinning Ball Ball Drag  Turbulent Air  Drag vs. Speed  How To Curve A Football The Physics of Football Article Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about the Physics of Soccer Balls Beckham Goal The following article was first published in Physics World magazine, June 1998 pp25–27.   The Physics of Football Bill Shankly, the former manager of Liverpool football club, once said: …

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Soccer Ball Technology, Developments, News and Innovations

“There can be no game of football without a ball and the better the ball, the better the game.” Information on the latest soccer ball designs and news is provided.  Click on the titles below to go directly to that section: 2013 Confederations Cup Official Ball Nike Maxim Nike Seitiro Premier Nike Total 90 tracer …

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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 …

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