Adidas unveil the new UEFA Champions League ball, the Finale 7.
The draw for the UEFA Champions League 2007/2008 was revealed in Monaco yesterday (see groups below).
The “Finale 7” balls for the 2007/2008 season are now being delivered to the qualifying clubs, ready for their home matches. That is all but AC Milan who will continue to play with the Adidas “Finale Athens” at all their home games in honour of the club’s achievement of winning the Champions League the previous season.
Finale 7 Champions League Ball
The Adidas “Finale 7” is based on the Adidas +Teamgeist technology, a 14-panel configuration. It reduces the number of three-panel touch points by 60% and the total length of panel lines by 15%.
This helps to create a perfectly round ball, allowing great accuracy and control for for the players. The combination of the revolutionary panel shape, a new carcass construction and the thermal bonding technology provide this Official Match Ball with the best performance qualities ever.
The design of the Adidas “Finale 7” is based on the widely recognisable UEFA Champions League star ball logo and is available in orange, white and black. You can order this now from the Footy Boots Shop)
The Results of the Draw