A number of different elements go into the making of a soccer ball, with the bladder usually made from butyl or latex, the lining featuring either cotton or polyester and the outer cover consisting of either natural or s... More »

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The game of soccer was invented in China during the fourth century BC. While the game was different to its modern day form, two opposing teams tried to kick a ball made of feathers and hair between two poles. More »

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Soccer, or football as many people call it, is believed to have been invented in ancient times, around 4,500 BC. There has been many different soccer like balls found throughout the world in countries like China, Egypt a... More »

The cover of a traditional soccer ball is made up of a pattern of 20 white hexagons and 12 black pentagons. In mathematics, the shape is known as spherical truncated icosahedron. More »

NBA balls are made of a leather exterior housing a butyl rubber bladder, which holds the air and creates enough pressure to properly bounce the basketball, and a carcass made of nylon and polyester. There are not any off... More »

Tips for playing high school soccer include being in peak physical condition, playing at a fast pace, and developing advanced skills, such as passing to open spaces and moving effectively without the ball. Maintaining a ... More »

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The dimensions of a soccer ball vary depending on the age group, but the standard circumference of an adult soccer ball is 27 to 28 inches. There are also soccer balls for kids and youth. More »

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