‘Al Rihla’ will decide the winner…Adidas unveils 2022 Qatar World Cup ball

As the fans are eagerly waiting for the Qatar world cup 2022, the company Adidas recently unveiled the ball used for the matches in the world cup. The company Adidas has been preparing the ball for the last 14 World Cups, and this year, it is said that the ball would travel faster in the air than any other ball in the history of competitions. The name of the ball is ‘Al Rihla’, News 18 reported.

The “most accurate ball” ever seen in a World Cup began with France winning the 2018 edition, said Adidas football, design director. The name of the ball, ‘Al Rihla’ means journey in Arabic. The ball has 20 unequal panels, 12 big and eight small, and has been tested by 350 professional and amateur players including Bayern Munich and Manchester United.

As the game gets faster, “accuracy and flight stability” assume greater importance The new design allows the ball to maintain higher speed as it travels through the air, said the designer of the football. The new design has been done with a greater speed when in air, The ball will travel to ten cities across the globe, including Dubai, Tokyo, Mexico City and New York over the next few weeks. 

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As the ball is an environment-friendly one, the kind of glue and ink used on the ball is also based on its natural effects on it. Incorporated into the Al Rihla core, which was originally designed to improve accuracy and stability, “Zero Waste” leather and polyester fabric give the ball “strength and shape”. The renowned and leading EduTech company Baijus is the official sponsor of the FIFA World Cup 2022. This is the first time an Indian company has become a sponsor of the FIFA World Cup. 

The group draws for the World Cup will take place on April 1. The draw will be held at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center in Qatar and will be witnessed by 2,000 special guests. However, Russia has been banned from the World Cup in the wake of its invasion of Ukraine. This year, the World Cup which will be held in Qatar starts on November 21 and will end on December 18.