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Evolution Of The Soccer Ball

Soccer is an old game, and the years have seen interesting changes to the soccer ball. As we move into the future, the technology and appearance of the soccer ball will continue to change.

Here is a quick rundown of some of the most influential and interesting soccer balls over the course of history. 

Enjoy!

150th Ruhr Derby Highlighted By Surly Mascot, Inappropriate Mask And One Lonely Fan

The 150th meeting between Ruhr-based clubs Borussia Dortmund and Schalke 04 ended in a 1-1 draw at the Veltins-Arena in Gelsenkirchen, but the match was not without its fair share of wonderful moments. 

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang gave the visitors the lead in the 53rd-minute, but Schalke academy project Thilo Kehrer scored his first-ever Schalke goal in the 77th to split the spoils. Here’s how it all went down.

Senegal vs. Ivory Coast Friendly Abandoned After Fans Go After Players

Soccer fans are the best fans in the world — unless they decide to actually disrupt the game.

An international friendly took place in Paris on Monday, March 27th between African rivals Senegal and the Ivory Coast. The match was cut short after fans invaded the pitch and confronted the players on the field. The group of spectators made their way into the stadium by climbing over security fences and running past guards.

15 Footballers Who Look Like Animals

Have you ever been told you look familiar? Have you ever been mistaken for someone else? Join the club, because it happens to the best of us. It’s common for people to look like a famous celebrity or someone’s long-lost cousin. But have you ever been told you look like an animal? It’s not something you hear often, but it's also not the most ridiculous comparison since we are animals after all! Take a look at 15 footballers that channel something other than human.

The Most Beautiful Beach Soccer Photos You'll Ever See

Sometimes winter just reminds us of how much we miss summer. There’s nothing better than sandy toes, salty hair and a pickup soccer game on the beach as the sun starts to set. Let us help you daydream about those sunny, tropical, careless days with some of the most beautiful beach soccer photos we’ve ever seen. Sit back, relax and scroll. Unless you are one of the lucky ones and live in a warm place by a beach, then go grab a soccer ball and make us proud. 

Bruce Arena's USMNT Return Begins With Friendly Against Serbia On Sunday

USMNT head coach Bruce Arena named the 23-man roster for the team’s friendly against Serbia on Sunday. An initial player pool of 32 has been trimmed following January camp, which took place between January 10 and 27 at the National Training Center in Carson, California. It served as Bruce Arena's first look at his domestic-based players since returning to the USMNT helm.

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