Exploring FIFA Official Balls

The first World Cup was played in 1930 and since then we have been treated to fantastic footballs over the years. The history of FIFA World Cup balls is a winding tale that takes us from stitched leather balls filled with laces, to seamless synthetic creations filled with complex technology and detailed graphics. Each new edition of the World Cup brings with it a new design for the ball. Read on for more information about past, present, and future designs of the official match ball of football’s biggest tournament.