World Cup 2022 match ball

The sanctioned match ball of the 2022 World Cup is called the Al Rihla’ and was presented by Adidas on March 31, 2022. This ball is the manufacturer’s 14th edition for the World Championship.

This ball is designed to keep the speed in play as it flies through the air more briskly than ever ahead in a World Cup. ( 1)

According to FIFA’s marketing director, Jean- Francois Pathy, this is a durable and high-quality football from Adidas. The top players will have a lot of delightful playing with this sanctioned World Cup ball in Qatar.

The design of the World Cup ball

The World Cup ball is designed from the inside out using a lot of data and a lot of testing. Testing was done in the labs, wind coverts, and by the football players on the field. Al Rihla offers the loftiest position of delicacy and trustability during the match, in part due to the new shape of the panels and the texture of the face.

  • CRT core: This is the core of the ball for speed, accuracy, and consistency for high accuracy in shooting. There is as little air resistance as possible due to the shape.
  • Speed shell: This is the textured surface of PU with 20 new panel shapes for stability in the air. The print is also printed on the outside.

The new design of the match ball provides significantly further speed in play and through the airAccording to Adidas, this is the fastest and most accurate ball at the World Cup ever.

Sustainability was the top precedence when developing the ball for the 2022 World Cup. Al Rihla is the first ball with water-grounded essay and cement.

What does the name of the ball ‘Al Rihla’ mean?

Al Rihla is the name of the ball, which means’ the trip’ in Arabic. The ball is inspired by the culture, armature, the iconic boats, and the flag of Qatar.

The vibrant colors on the light background represent the host nation and the speed of the game.

Presentation of the World Cup ball

The World Cup ball will be presented in front of stars similar to Iker Casillas and Kaká, as well as some womanish soccer players from Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt.

Latterly, the sanctioned 2022 World Cup ball will travel to 10 world metropolises, including Dubai, Tokyo, Shanghai, Mexico City, and New York.

How much does the official 2022 World Cup ball cost?

The sanctioned 2022 World Cup ball costs 150 euros, while the price of a lower interpretation is only 15 euros.( 2)

In addition to the functionary ball, other editions are also available on the Adidas website, ranging from 20 to 60 euros.

Photos World Cup 2022 ball

All the balls of the World Cup football

These are all the balls from the 1930 World Cup:

Match ball World Cup 1930

Match ball World Cup 1930

Land: Uruguay

Name: T-Model

Match ball World Cup 1934

Match ball World Cup 1934

Land: Italy

Name: Federale

Match ball World Cup 1938

Match ball World Cup 1938

Land: France

Name: French Allen

Match ball World Cup 1950

Match ball World Cup 1950

Land: Brazil

Name: Tossolini Superball

Match ball World Cup 1954

Match ball World Cup 1954

Land: Switzerland

Name: Swiss Zig-Zag

Match ball World Cup 1958

Match ball World Cup 1958

Land: Sweden

Name: Top Star

Match ball World Cup 1962

Match ball World Cup 1962

Land: Chili

Name: The Crack

Match ball World Cup 1966

Match ball World Cup 1966

Land: England

Name: Slazenger Ball

Match ball World Cup 1970

Match ball World Cup 1970

Host country: Mexico

Name: Telstar

Match ball World Cup 1974

Match ball World Cup 1974

Host country: Germany

Name: Durlast

Match ball World Cup 1978

Match ball World Cup 1978

Host country: Argentina

Name: Tango

Match ball World Cup 1982

Match ball World Cup 1982

Host country: Spain

Name: Tango Espana

Match ball World Cup 1986

Match ball World Cup 1986

Host country: Mexico

Name: Azteca

Match ball World Cup 1990

Match ball World Cup 1990

Host country: Italy

Name: Etrusco

Match ball World Cup 1994

Match ball World Cup 1994

Host country: United States

Name: Questra

Match ball World Cup 1998

Match ball World Cup 1998

Host country: France

Name: Tricolore

Match ball World Cup 2002

Match ball World Cup 2002

Host country: South Korea and Japan

Name: Fevemova

Match ball World Cup 2006

Match ball World Cup 2006

Host country: Germany

Name: Teamgeist

Match ball World Cup 2010

Match ball World Cup 2010

Host country: South Africa

Name: Jabulani

Match ball World Cup 2014

Match ball World Cup 2014

Host country: Brazil

Name: Brazuca

Match ball World Cup 2018

Match ball World Cup 2018

Host country: Russia

Name: Telstar

Match ball World Cup 2022

Match ball World Cup 2022

Host country: Qatar

Name: Al Rihla

The 2022 World Cup theme

More of the 2022 World Cup theme.

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