The 2022 FIFA World Cup has kicked off in Qatar. Pakistan’s official ball is named Al Rihla. While for the merchandise ball is manufactured in Indonesia.
Pakistan and Indonesia participated in spite of its absence of competition. Well, this is the first World Cup ball to be produced entirely with water-based ink and glue.
The name “Al Rihla,” which means “the journey” in Arabic, is based on the design of famous boats and the colors of the Qatari flag. With this launch, adidas will kick off a series of projects in 10 locations around the world with the goal of increasing locals’ access to and participation in sports.
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Additionally, environmental considerations were taken into account throughout the ball’s design; water-based inks and glues were used for the first time in the production of the Al Rihla World Cup ball.
Players and fans at all levels of the game can find something to get excited about in the strong, vibrant color and visuals set on a pearlescent background, which reflect the growing speed of the game.
Last but not least, Adidas has introduced Al Rihla, the Official Match Ball for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. As the fastest-flying World Cup ball ever, it is the 14th consecutive ball that adidas has designed for the tournament.