Today Adidas unveiled the official match ball to commemorate the UEFA Champions League Final 2013, taking place at Wembley Stadium on May 25.
The ball, known as the Adidas Finale Wembley, has been designed to celebrate the UEFA Champions League Finals that have taken place at the Home of Football over the last 50 years. The road to Wembley really gets underway during the knockout stages of the competition during which the ball will be introduced on-pitch.
The thermally bonded star panel design on the match ball, based on the design of the UEFA Champions League logo, provides a seamless surface and, as such, a truer flight. Which we're hoping will mean a whole lot more goals in the competition's knockout stages.
The Adidas Finale Wembley will be used on field during UEFA Champions League matches from February 12 and is available for purchase in Adidas retail stores and associated stockists as of February 1.
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