Soccer Balls from SoccerStop.com
It was in 1863 when the first soccer ball (football) specific regulations were brought forth by the Football Association. Before this balls were made of inflated leather. When 1872 rolled around the specifications were updated and mostly unchanged to today. The difference in soccer balls to this point are mainly in the material used when being manufactured. The soccer balls have changed dramatically with new technology offering insights to the deformation of the ball when it's kicked or when it hits the playing field. With this technology high end manufacturers are able to balance the materials used to create a more accurate flight and more power to be transferred when striking the ball.