Friday, 10 November 2017

FIFA Unveils Official 2018 World Cup Ball

FIFA yesterday, unveiled their official match ball for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
This new Telstar 18 is a modern variation of the first Adidas FIFA World Cup match ball, the Telstar, which was used at the 1970 tournament in Mexico. And was later used in two other 1970s tournaments.

"Adidas revealed the official match ball for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, which pays homage to the first-ever adidas World Cup ball," read a statement on FIFA's official website.

"The Telstar 18 evokes unforgettable memories of the 1970 FIFA World Cup – and of legends like Pelé, Gerd Müller, Giacinto Facchetti, Pedro Rocha and Bobby Moore – and will feed the dreams of those who will play for football’s most coveted prize in Russia next year."
adidas Telstar 18
adidas Telstar 18 
The name of the original came from its position as the “star of television,” as it was the first ball to be decorated with black panels.

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