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With the Euro 2008 final between Spain versus Germany coming up this weekend here is some information and pictures for all the soccer fans of the “ball”. Learn more about how its design has evolved during the years and what are the regulations and rules of the ball.
White balls were permitted from the 1950s and gradually gained in popularity as they were easier to see. The classic black and white panel design still formed the basis of the first official tournament ball, the adidas Telstar used in the 1970 FIFA World Cup.
While cloth, skulls and pig and cow bladders had been used in various ball games, by the late 19th century most footballs were made of a vulcanized rubber with leather covering laced with stitches – eventually replaced by valves. Leather balls absorbed water and were consequently heavy and could be inconsistent in shape. Synthetic materials were introduced in the 1950s and the first classic 32 panel ball with 20 hexagonal and 12 pentagonal surfaces sewn together appeared in Denmark at that time.
The first official description of a ball for association football was not written until 1872. The English Football Association rules then stated that the ball “must be spherical with a circumference of 27 to 28″ (68.6 cm to 71.1 cm). The weight was set at not more than 450g and no less than 410g in 1937 and those measurements with the circumference between 68cm and 70cm are set out in the current Law of the Game.
* Source: Euro 2008