Fussballiebe: UEFA unveils the official ball of Euro 2024, on the verge of which the Slovenian national football team is also a part
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Countdown to Euro 2024 will slowly reach its final stage, with the majority of participants for next year’s competition, hosted by Germany, expected to be announced later this month. The European Football Association (UEFA) will organise the following qualifiers after the regular qualifying round additional fights, for which an achievement from The NationsLeague, and ahead of the draw in December, Čeferin’s organisation has already unveiled the official ball of the competition.
The official ball, made by Adidas, is called Fussballiebe (Football Love) and for the first time in the history of the European Championships, the round leather will also be equipped with Connected Ball Technology. “The latter provides an unprecedented insight into every element of the ball’s movement and contributes to the UEFA Video Assistant Referee’s decision-making process. The outer shell of the ball is supported by the CTR-CORE inside, which is designed for accuracy and consistency and supports fast and accurate play with maximum shape and air retention,“, UEFA presented the ball.
“The Fussballiebe design represents the movement of the ball and the energy of the game with distinctive black wings accentuated by coloured edges, curves and dots. The use of bold red, blue, green and orange colours celebrates the vibrancy that the participating countries bring to the tournament and the sheer simplicity of football that attracts so many fans around the world. The ball features illustrations of all the stadiums in the tournament, in addition to the host city’s name,” added the UEFA headquarters in Nyon.
Also in the running for Euro 2024 Slovenia, who will be away to Denmark on Friday. If Kek’s team wins in Kobenhavn, they will already be in the EP, if not, a draw against Kazakhstan in the last qualifying match in Stožice will be enough to qualify.
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