World Cup ball set to cautilize big problems for Ronalexegashe, Messi, others
– The official match ball for the 2018 Fifa World Cup in Russia, Telstar 18, is expected to help checkmate dip and swerve from player’s shots
– Top stars like of Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo, Argentina’s Lionel Messi, among others free-kick specialists will not take advantage of shot-stoppers
– And the goalkeepers will be loving life if ball moves less in the air at Russia 2018 World Cup
The official match ball for the 2018 Fifa World Cup in Russia, Telstar 18, is expected to help checkmate dip and swerve from player’s shots during the mundial.
According to a UK Sun report, Adidas, the renowned sports kits manufacturers’ at BOFFINS are eager to stop the like of Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo, Argentina’s Lionel Messi, Brazil’s Neymar among others free-kick specialists from not taking advantage of shot-stoppers during the global football showpiece.
At the last count, Adidas splashed out millions of pounds in three years since the 2014 World Cup in Brazil to create Telstar 18.
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The main objective, was to ensure the success of the project as they wanted to ‘create’ one of the best equipment ever put to use in the modern game.
“That should help goalkeepers in Russia, as well as making it harder for players like Ronaldo to produce the famous ‘knuckle-ball’ free-kicks he has perfected,” the report stated.
Explaining further, the Germany-based firm revealed that the match balls will always move as directed due to a ‘special material’ employed in the production.
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