World Cup 2018 Official Match Ball by adidas
adidas designed the Telstar 18 from a reimagined the original version of the ball that was used in the 1970 World Cup in Mexico and infused inspiration from Russia’s urban landscape. The ball has a brand new carcass that retains the best of the Brazuca, the Official Match Ball of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, while building in new technology to maximize performance. The Telstar 18 features an embedded NFC chip that enables users to connect and interact with the ball, generating exclusive content and a personalized experience. Built with pixelated graphics that pay tribute to the original Telstar, the Russian submission comes with a thermally bonded seamless surface that delivers increased accuracy and reduced water absorption.
- Thermally bonded seamless surface for a more predictable trajectory, better touch and lower water uptake
- Ball passed FIFA tests on circumference weight, rebound and water absorption
- Latex bladder
- Officially licensed by FIFA
- 83% TPU / 17% polyester surface