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In collaboration with our partners Worldmark Films and Digitales The Ball’s story will be told through: 

  • Film/TV production, Digital storytelling and documentation
  • A digital platform that helps link people to share experiences. 
  • Real-time journey updates. 
  • A collective message of collective responsibility for real climate action in football. 
  • To continue to promote The Ball’s message of empathy, diversity, inclusion and especially gender  equality


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.