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02.11.2007 14:05

Winter ball returns


The famous yellow football is set to return to la Primera this weekend in time for the winter months as has now become traditional in every leageu across Europe. It will be used until February 3, when the white ball will return.

Nike, who are the official suppliers to the Professional Football League (LFP) have dispatched the balls to every club in the top flight this week in time to give the players some practice before it makes its first appearance of the new campaign.

Better visibility

entreno2-11-07_x11x.jpgAccording to the manufacturers, the AERO HI-VIS ball makes it easier to see and reflects the seasonal changes that will be experienced during the months when it will be used. Just like the last few years, the yellow will be complimented by some violet detailling.

FC Barcelona used the ball in training for the first time on Friday and will use it in their next league against Real Betis in Camp Nou on Sunday.
Winter ball returns
Yellow fever
When FC Barcelona defeated Real Madrid in the Santiago Bernabéu in the 2005-06 campaign victory was secured using the yellow ball. Ronaldinho earned the applause from the home fans as he scored twice to add to Samuel Eto'o's opener in a 3-0 win.

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