What are the requirements for the ball used in the 2018 World Cup
the 21st World Cup is coming soon. This year's World Cup will be held in Russia. Each world cup will be different from previous World Cups in some aspects, such as rules, such as the regulations of the host country for foreign fans, etc. In the 2018 World Cup in Russia, the ball is different from the past. The ball used in this year's competition is completely different from the ball used in previous years. As for the difference and the requirements for the ball used in this year's competition, let's learn from this guide!
Telstar 18 TV Star Football
this is the name of the ball used in the 2018 World Cup in Russia, and this football made its debut in the European Champions League in 1968, which is also Telstar's first appearance. At the 1970 World Cup in Mexico, fans and friends used international communication satellites for the first time to watch the game on TV. This football was directly named Telstar, which translates to the meaning of TV star. At the world cup in Russia 50 years later, this football has the meaning of paying tribute to the classics.
the ball used in the world cup is Adidas ball, At the beginning, the ball used by Adidas in the game is not the main color of black and white, but the color of coffee, which is very heavy. When you kick it, your feet will feel pain. In the subsequent improvements, the game ball made by Adidas is not only no longer so heavy, but also has, so that players can better control football on the field. This year's TV star game ball will give full play to this advantage.
the design is more modern
although the Telstar 18 ball used in the 2018 World Cup is a tribute to the classic, However, it is very different from TV star football. Especially in the overall design, it is composed of the original black-and-white and gradual gray. It is the trapezoidal decoration of football appearance, which is composed of mosaic patterns, which is more modern than the previous TV star.
round is better
from the overall shape of Telstar 18 used in this year's World Cup, More rounded. The ball design used in the last World Cup in Brazil is different. The ball used in the world cup in Brazil adopts the technology of curve splicing, while this year's adopts the geometric line splicing design, which makes the football more round and stable.
adopts the updated sewing method
the ball used in the previous TV star game, They are all sewn by 32 pentagons and six ball skins. This year's Telstar 18 only uses six ball skins for sewing. The overall feeling is very simple. This is also the ball sewing technique used in the U20 World Cup held in South Korea, which is deeply loved by the players.
the adidas game ball used at the beginning is very heavy, Players will feel foot pain every time they kick. With the improvement of technology, the special ball for the world cup becomes lighter and lighter. Until this year's World Cup, the latest Telstar 18 is lighter in weight than all the previous balls, because it is sewn with only six ball skins, and players will feel more comfortable.
more scientific and technological
this year's World Cup ball uses a chip for the first time, Telstar 18 adds NFC chip, which enables each football to have its own "ID card". Users can input relevant data through smart phones, and can also use unlock to view relevant information. In terms of weight, stability, technology and appearance, the ball Telstar 18 for 2018 World Cup surpasses all previous balls. It seems that this year's World Cup will be more wonderful.