Originally posted on Top-soccer.com
Adidas is one the major players in world football today and when it comes to new design and innovation the German brand is at the forefront.
Their latest innovation, the Brazuca World Cup soccer ball designed for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil is seen below in behind the scenes footage of the production process.
The Brazuca which was released last...
We know that there will be 32 names stuffed into 32 miniature ping pong balls on Friday at the draw for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Now, we’ll know how they’ll be picked and what they’ll be playing with.
Led by FIFA President Sepp Blatter, the organizing committee Tuesday finalized the procedure for the draw, in which the finalists for the tournament in Brazil to kick off in...
FIFA president Sepp Blatter says he was ''sickened'' to hear supporters of Spanish club Real Betis racially abuse their own player.
TV footage shows Betis fans appearing to make racist gestures and noises at defender Paulo, a Brazilian player who is black, as he left the field after being sent off in a 4-0 loss to city rival Sevilla.
Blatter wrote on Twitter that...
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13 days ago
FIFA President Sepp Blatter says he is confident of resolving all issues with the 2022 World Cup in Qatar that has come under criticism by rights groups over conditions for workers building the venues.
Blatter also told reporters Saturday after meeting with Qatar's emir that the decision to award the tournament to the desert nation is ''not reversible.'' There...
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November 09, 2013
FIFA President Sepp Blatter says World Cup qualification should not involve playoffs, despite the drama they provide.
Blatter has suggested finding ''a solution where at the end of the qualification you are in or out and not this playoff.''
His comments from a FIFA website interview were made before first-leg matches next week in four European playoffs and two intercontinental...
FIFA President Sepp Blatter will have a private audience with Pope Francis.
FIFA says that Blatter, who is Roman Catholic, will meet the pope in Rome on Nov. 22.
The pope, who was elected in March, grew up as a supporter of Argentine club San Lorenzo in his native country.
Blatter wrote to him then, saying "we have learned that Your Holiness is a passionate follower of our...