History of the Official FIFA World Cup Match Balls

Ever since its inception in 1930, the FIFA World Cup has seen a lot of changes. These changes make sure that the game keeps up with the demand of the fans and make the World Cup more interesting. One such change that the fans look up to every time is the design of the Official FIFA World Cup Match Balls.

Adidas has been the Official Match ball provider for the FIFA World Cup since 1970 and has been announced as the Official Match Ball supplier till 2030.

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Here we look at all the Official FIFA World Cup Match Balls and we start with Mexico,1970.

The Official FIFA World Cup Match Balls in Photos

1970 FIFA World Cup Mexico
Telstar

FIFA World Cup 1970 Match Ball
1974 FIFA World Cup Germany
Telstar 

FIFA World Cup 1974 Match Ball
1978 FIFA World Cup Argentina

Tango Rosario

FIFA World Cup 1978 Match Ball


1982 FIFA World Cup Spain

Tango Espana

FIFA World Cup 1982 Match Ball


1986 FIFA World Cup Mexico

Azteca

1986 FIFA World Cup Match Ball


1990 FIFA World Cup Italy

ETRUSCO Unico

1990 FIFA World Cup Match Ball


1994 FIFA World Cup USA

Questra

questra usa 1994 adidas world cup ball

1998 FIFA World Cup France
Tricolore

1998 FIFA World Cup Match Ball

2002 FIFA World Cup Korea-Japan
Fevernova

2002 FIFA World Cup Match Ball

2006 FIFA World Cup Germany
Teamgeist

2006 FIFA World Cup Match Ball

2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa
Jabulani

2010 FIFA World Cup Match Ball Jabulani

These were the Official FIFA World Cup Match Balls from 1970 to 2010. The FIFA World Cup 2014 Official Match Ball has been named “Adidas Brazuca”. Click here to see official photos of the Adidas Brazuca.