World Cup Soccer Ball from 1930 Names, History, and Images

By | September 18, 2013

Soccer balls have a very long history which started a long time ago with the soccer history. The ball kept changing, though it didn’t change a lot. Earlier pig’s bladder was used to play soccer, but things are different now. Now all soccer balls are very smart. This article talks about all soccer world cup balls starting from 1930.

Excellent Video on All World Cup Soccer Balls

2014 World Cup Soccer Ball

The name of this world cup ball is “Brazuca” Know details about 2014 ball.

2010 World Cup ball

“Jabulani” which means “to celebrate” was the official ball of 2010 world cup in South Africa.

2006 World Cup Soccer ball

The official ball of this world cup was “Teamgeist”

2002 World Cup Soccer Ball

“Fevernova” was the official ball of this world cup.

1998 World Cup Ball

“Tricolore” This ball was inspired by the French flag. This ball used color for the first time in a soccer world cup.

1994 World Cup Ball

“Questra” was the official ball in the 1994 world cup. The ball was made to provide a better speed, though goal keepers were not satisfied because of its unpredictability.

1990 World Cup Soccer Ball

“Etrusco Unico” was the ball used in the 1990 world cup. The design was inspired by the Italian history and fine arts.

1986 World Cup Ball

“Azteca” was the first complete synthetic ball ever used in a world cup.

1982 World Cup Soccer Ball

“Tango Espana” was the last authentic leather ball used in a world cup.

1978 World Cup Soccer Ball

“Tango Durlast” This soccer ball was the most expensive ball ever made during that time costing 50 pounds. The same design was used in the next 20 years of soccer world cup.

1974 World Cup Ball

This ball was similar to the 1970 soccer world cup ball.

1970 World Cup Ball

“Telstar” was the name of the 1970 world cup ball. As a soccer fan, you should know that since 1970, Adidas has been producing balls in soccer world cups. “Telstar” is the short form of “Television Star” The ball was made black and white so that viewers could watch it well on black and white TVs.

1966 World Cup Soccer Ball

The name of the 1966 soccer world cup ball was “Slazenger”

1962 World Cup Ball

“Crack” was the name of the ball in 1962 world cup.

1958 World Cup Soccer Ball

1958 world cup was organized in Sweden.

1954 World Cup Ball

This soccer world cup was organized in Switzerland.

1950 World Cup Ball

The soccer ball of 1950 world cup was known as “Super Duplo T”

1934 World Cup Ball

The ball of this world cup was known as “Federale 102”

1930 World Cup Ball

We all know that it was the first ever FIFA soccer world cup. So, the ball of this world cup is really special to everyone. You will be surprised to know that Both Argentina and Uruguay used a different ball in the final match.

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