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The Ball 2006

The Replica Ball 2006

Okay, so The Ball — or The Spirit of Football to give it its full title here on this site — has been unveiled. This is a replica of the mind-bogglingly expensive official ball, but anyway this is what it looks like, folks. Its name is Teamgeist, which translates as Team Spirit and makes me wonder if someone at adidas is coming round to our way of thinking… they’ve got the word “spirit” in it after all. Only another three words to get in there and it’ll have converged completely. Can’t wait to start kicking it!

Written by on Wednesday, December 14th, 2005

2 comments on this post

  1. Can’t wait to kick it either. Or foul it. Can’t believe they borrowed part of your name…

  2. When are we gonna av it?!!

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