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Football ball History, FIFA World Cup Balls and League balls

The ball used in football is also called as soccer ball. Basically the shape of the ball is sphere & It’s designed is based on standard weight, size and material which is specified by the laws of the game. Now days balls are totally changed with unique size & still the designers are working on designing a ball which can become the best suited for the game. A unique designed ball is selected for the FIFA World Cup. Also every league tournament has its special ball for all matches.

History of ball of Football

FIFA_foot_ball_historyIn early matches of football, the ball used in games is made of animal bladder. The balls were so heavy & the players felt pain on kicking the ball. In the year 1863, the 1st was come to be used by Football Association. With change in time the balls become advanced & advanced. One the biggest change in a ball was created by Charles Goodyear & Domenico Nobili. Both of them invented rubber vulcanization for football ball. Through medieval times balls were commonly made of associate outer shell of animal skin full of cork shavings. One other technique of designing ball was victimization animal bladders for the within of the ball making it expansive. However, these 2 forms of making footballs created it simple for the ball to puncture and were inadequate for kicking.

Balls Used in FIFA World Cup

Year Ball Manufacturer Images
1934 Federale 102 ECAS, Rome 1934_ball
1938   Allen, Paris Allen-1938
1950 Duplo T Superball Duplo_T-1950
1954 Swiss World Champion Kost Sport, Basel Swiss_World_Champion-1954
1958 Top Star Sydsvenska Lader och Remfarbriken 1958_ball
1962 Crack Top star Senor CustodioZamora H Crack-1962
1966 Challenge 4‑star Slazenger 1966
1970 Telstar Adidas 1970_Official_ball
1974 Telstar Durlast Adidas 100px-Fifaworldcup1974
1978 Tango Adidas  100px-Adidas_Tango_Argentina_(River_Plate)_1978_cup_Official_ball
1982 Tango Espana Adidas 100px-1982
1986 Azteca Adidas 100px-Adidas_Azteca_Mexico_1986_Official_ball
1990 Etrusco Unico Adidas 100px-World_Cup_1990_Football
1994 Questra Adidas 100px-Adidas_Questra_USA_1994_Official_ball
1998 Tricolore Adidas  100px-Adidas_tricolore_1998
2002 Fevernova Adidas 100px-Fevernova_in_Berlin_2002
2006 Teamgeist Adidas 100px-Teamgeist_Ball_World_Cup_2006_Finale
2010 Jabulani Adidas 100px-Adidas_Jabulani_Gold_(1)_2010
2014 Brazuca Adidas  

 Use of Football Balls by different Leagues

Balls used in Leagues
League Name Ball
English Premier League Nike Maxim
Primera Division Puma King ball
La Liga Nike Maxim
Campeonato Brasileiro Serie A Nike Maxim
Bundesliga Adidas Torfabrik
Serie A Nike Maxim
Ligue 1 Adidas Le 80
Argentina Primera Division Adidas Tango Argentina 12
Russian Premier League Adidas Tango 12
Liga Sagres Adidas Tango 12
Super Lig Nike Maxim
Super League Greece Nike Maxim
Liha 1 Nike Maxim
Scottish Premier League Mitre REVOLVE FL
J. League Division Adidas Tango 12
Bulgarian A PFG Puma
Ekstraklasa Puma
Major League Soccer Adidas Prime
Chinese Super League Nike
A‑League Nike Seitiro
I‑League Nike
Welsh Premier League Nike
Indonesian Premier League Nike Maxim
Derbystar Brilliant APS KNVB Eredivisie


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