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Video: Der Ball erreicht die Weltmeisterschaft

We arrive at the Opening Ceremony
We arrive at the Opening Ceremony

The Ball makes it Munich and soaks up the atmosphere outside the stadium.

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The gathering has started.

The end of The Ball's journey
The end of The Ball’s journey

For us, the journey has finished — at a particularly attractive wasteland outside the stadium in Munich — but for all the teams that take part, the journey has only just begun.

Let’s play football!

UPDATE: We’ve got promises to keep, so I’m adding to this post — sorry that it took so long for us to get this picture of you up on the site, Philipp. Here it is now:

Philipp — a little star

Written by on Monday, June 12th, 2006

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  1. Now I am really really jellous. Thanks so much for truely capturing the spirit of football. Come on England! Come on England!

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The Ball 2018 left England on 25th March 2018 and travelled to the World Cup in Russia.

The Ball 2014 kicked off from England on 9th Jan 2014 and headed to the World Cup in Brazil.

The Ball 2010 left England on 24th Jan 2010 headed to the Opening Ceremony in Johannesburg, South Africa.

The Ball 2006 travelled from London to the Opening Ceremony in Munich, Germany.

The Ball 2002 was carried 7000 miles across Europe and Asia to the World Cup finals in Korea & Japan.