People often ask if we have a spare ball in case we lose the one we are carrying. No, we reply, there is only One Ball and only One World, and we have to look after both.
The Ball – football’s equivalent to the Olympic Torch – has been kicked by Spirit of Football to 5 FIFA World Cups, visited 50+ countries and inspired more than 50,000 people.
Our goal is to tackle the most pertinent challenges facing societies and the planet using the unifying power of football in education and advocacy. For the first time, we are travelling to the FIFA Women’s World Cup.
On the way to New Zealand and Australia Spirit of Football is
Delivering creative and team-oriented sustainability workshops.
Connecting people who are passionate about football and the planet.
Taking action to tackle climate change and gender inequality across the world.
Encouraging more actions to protect the beautiful game and the earth-ball we live on.
The Ball has led over a hundret workshops in about FairPlay, Climate Action and Gender Equality in 21 countries. Over 13,000 signatures and pledges for Sustainability and Gender Equality. In December 2023, The Ball visited its 22nd and final country,… [Read More]
Read here how The Ball was presented at the COP28 Extreme Hangout and met climate activists as well as footballer Jordan Henderson and musician Matt Sorum. Spirit of Football was able to present The Ball and its stories at the… [Read More]
Read here, how Spirit of Football representative Iris met indigenous leaders, environment ministers and the famous Indian guru Ravi Shankar. Dec 8, 2023 Ravi Shankar, often called Sri Sri (honorific) or Gurudev (teacher) is an Indian yoga guru, a spiritual… [Read More]