Adidas Cafusa – FIFA Approved 202.A1D
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Color: White / Vivid Yellow
Three symbols of Brazilian culture, combined with the latest adidas football Matchball, prepared for the FIFA Confederations Cup 2013. For the second time in the history of the Confederations Cup game lived to see the balls of your own design.
The name and look of the official match ball of the Confederation Cup have been revealed during the draw ceremony. Three symbols of Brazilian culture: football, carnival and samba have been combined in the creation of adidas Cafusa.
Developed by the team behind its product a great success Tango 12, adidas Cafusa effectively combines modern technology with a local identity. Name and vivid color system reflects the national character with a particular focus on the “Southern Cross”, the famous constellation of stars symbolically reflected also on the Brazilian flag.
– Presentation of the Official Match Ball 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup is a great moment for us. Brazilians are passionate about football, and we wanted to provide them with the ball, which will become an example of the joy that brings with it a huge event such as the FIFA World Cup 2014. We are very pleased with the adidas Cafusa. The final result of our work is characterized by strong elements of Brazilian evident in every detail of the project – said Rodrigo Messias, Director of the Project 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
In order to present to the public a new ball adidas has prepared an exhibition of 10 giant balls of two meters in diameter, which will travel across the country by the end of June 2013. Their route starts in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, then the tournament is the next Confederations Cup host cities – Recife, Fortaleza, Salvador, Brasilia and Belo Horizonte.
Football Adidas Cafusa debut at the World Club Cup, which will be held between 6 and 16 December in Japan.
Participants in the tournament for the FIFA Confederations Cup – Brazil 2013:
– Brazil – host
– Spain – 2010 World Champion
– Japan – Master Asia (Asian Cup winner 2011)
– Mexico – North American Champion (winner of the CONCACAF Gold Cup 2011)
– Uruguay – South American champion (winner of the Copa América 2011)
– Tahiti – Pacific Champion (winner of the Oceania Nations Cup 2012)
– Italy – Vice Europe (Euro 2012 finalist)
– Hitherto unknown group – African Champion (winner of the 2013 African Cup of Nations)