News - 2018 FIFA World Cup™ official match ball unveiled: an exciting re-imagining
News - 2018 FIFA World Cup™ official match ball unveiled: an exciting re-imagining

2018 FIFA World Cup™ official match ball unveiled: an exciting re-imagining

2018 FIFA World Cup™ official match ball unveiled: an exciting re-imagining
Friday, 10 November 2017, 18:00

A reinvention of a classic model with a brand-new panel design and the latest technology: in an exciting re-imagining, adidas today revealed the official match ball for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, which pays homage to the first-ever adidas World Cup ball. 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.

“I was lucky enough to get to know this ball a bit earlier and I managed to have a try with it," Argentina star Lionel Messi said. "I like all of it: the new design, the colours, everything”.

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