MLS unveils new match ball for 2016

MLS unveils new match ball for 2016

Major League Soccer

MLS unveils new match ball for 2016



A handful of roster decisions have already been made in MLS, and now there is a new ball to accompany those changes.

On Monday, the league and sponsor adidas unveiled the official match ball, NATIVO, for the 2016 season. The ball has been tested by teams from around the world to provide the greatest control and accuracy.

“Each year, we strive to take the official match ball to the next level of performance,” adidas senior sports marketing manager Zola Short said in a joint statement. “The NATIVO delivers on that goal while giving clubs and fans a look that’s unique to Major League Soccer.”

The adidas NATIVO features six identical panels with a textured surface to provide the truest flight of the ball, according to a release.

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