What Is the Weight of a Soccer Ball?


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The weight of a size five soccer ball is approximately between 14 and 16 ounces. To adhere to FIFA specifications, an average soccer ball must have a ball pressure of 0.8 bar and a maximum sphericity of 1.5 percent.

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To fulfill FIFA standards, a size five ball must not absorb more than 15 percent of its own weight when wet and should have an average rebound distance between 120 and 165 centimeters when tested in 20 degrees Celsius. Size five soccer balls are standard for players above the age of 12. For lower age groups, there are size three and four soccer balls which weigh between 11 to 13 ounces.

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