The Ball: Football’s Olympic Torch

The Ball 2014

The Ball is a symbol of tradition, fair play and respect and a celebration of football’s capacity to bring people together all over the world.

New Model Army’s “Beautiful Game”

New Model ArmyNew Model Army dedicated the song in this video to The Ball and are donating all profits from it to our project. Buy your copy and support The Ball!

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Latest from The Ball 2018

The End of the Journey is Only the Beginning of the Next Journey

The Ball 2018 kicked off on the 25th of March in the place where the first game of FA Rules football was played – in Battersea Park in London. In the following 14 weeks it visited 20 countries and more than 7,500 people signed their names on it – together they celebrated The Ball’s unique […]

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A Social Ball with a Mission

The Ball 2014 was made by prisoners in a rehabilitation project called Pintando a Liberdade in São Paulo, Brazil. Watch the video to see the impact this had on the lives of those involved.

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Working with Football Clubs

Many clubs are helping us fight for equality, education and tolerance in Germany, Brazil and around the world.

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Our Education Programme

The Ball relays positive social messages at schools and NGOs through storytelling, video, slideshows and physical activity.

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