The manufacturer claims the Total 90 Tracer is “the world’s top performing football,” and it will be used by leading football leagues including the English Premier League, ItalyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Serie A, and SpainÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s La Liga.
Developed in tandem with the worldÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s premier footballers and teams, the ball was “meticulously engineered down to every detail including the bladderÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s tension, hand-sewn seams and surface texture.”
Ã¢â‚¬Å“The worldÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s best leagues, federations and players demand the most innovative product on the market, thatÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s why our brief was very simple: to create the worldÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s best football,Ã¢â‚¬Â said Chris Bond, Nike General Manager of Soccer Equipment.
He added: Ã¢â‚¬Å“As the game gets even faster and more competitive around the world, weÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ve designed a product to exceed the demands of todayÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s players from the amateur to elite levels.Ã¢â‚¬Â
Nike maintain that the Tracer is “the most pinpoint accurate ball in the world.”
Ã¢â‚¬Å“A great ball makes a real difference for a player, a team and potentially the outcome of a game,Ã¢â‚¬Â said Sergio AgÃƒÂ¼ero of AtlÃƒÂ©tico Madrid.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“The Total 90 Tracer is responsive and easily controlled in every situation. I can shoot with confidence, knowing itÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s going to go exactly where I want it to every time.Ã¢â‚¬Â
Nike explained that a five-layer casing and construction improves touch, giving players maximum control and greater command and presence on the pitch.
The US-based manufacturer will be looking for the new ball’s introduction to cause less of a stir than the Adidas Jabulani which wreaked havoc at the World Cup in South Africa.
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