2010 MLS MATCH BALL

adunit Jabulani

Here’s the new official match ball for the new MLS season which is based on the 2010 World Cup Jabulani.

The MLS ball features exactly the same technology as the ball that will be used in South Africa and continues the adidas / MLS connection which has been in operation since 2006.

adidas jabulani mls

The MLS ball goes with a Blue, Green and Silver colour scheme which is taken from the Major League Soccer logo.

3-D panel shapes:

The adidas MLS match ball features a completely new, ground-breaking technology. Eight 3-D spherically formed EVA and TPU panels are molded together, harmoniously enveloping the inner carcass. The result is an energetic unit combined with perfect roundness.

adidas world cup jabulani

The adidas Jabulani that will be used at the World Cup this summer

Grip’n’Groove profile

Aero grooves:

Aero grooves create the clearly visible profile on the ball’s surface. The Grip’n’Groove profile circles round the entire ball in an optimal aerodynamic way. The integrated grooves provide unmatched flight characteristics, making this the most stable and most accurate adidas ball ever. The ground-breaking performance features of the ball have been confirmed in comprehensive comparison tests at Loughborough University in England and countless checks in the wind tunnel and the adidas football laboratory in Scheinfeld, Germany.

Grip:

Since the introduction of the “goose bumps” surface for the last European Championship ball, the microtexture of the new ball’s outer skin has also been given a visible facelift. The ball has a futuristic texture with fantastic grip, giving players full control over the ball under all weather conditions.

adunit Jabulani


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8 Comments

  1. says: Barriecuda

    Very nice. Now hopefully this year Toronto FC can put that ball in the back of the net enough times to make the playoffs!

  2. says: ill-d

    interesting…

    i saw another image of this jubalani MLS ball, and in the photo the white looked much more like silver.

    it looked great with silver

  3. says: cole

    awesome that mls gets to use it. looks like a sounders color scheme though which is even better. mls clearly knows whos the best team in the league

  4. says: hunter

    GREAT looking ball!!! i recently purchased the euro ball at my local soccer store for 65$ great ball i bet it was half off cuse they were getting these in cuse they had just recived the world cup balls but i didnt wanna spend 150 on them but great ball hopefully some great games will be played with it!

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