My Story:

The first of match balls used in the first UEFA Europa League final held in Hamburg, Germany but unlike the Finales used in the UEFA Champions League final, these balls do not have its own unique design other than having the team names.  The 2010 UEFA Europa League final was the final match of the 2009/2010 UEFA Europa League season contested between Atletico Madrid of Spain and Fulham of England at the HSH Nordbank Arena in Hamburg, which was won 2-1 by Atletico Madrid in normal regulation time.  The match marks the end of the first UEFA Europa League campaign which replaced the much maligned UEFA Cup that has in recent seasons been a much poorer cousin than the UEFA Champions League.

The technology of the ball looks very much like the Teamgeist 3 since it came after the Kopanya which I have suspected to be the high-end version of the Teamgeist 3.  But looking at the FIFA Approved code, it is still of the Teamgeist 2 version so we should assume so.

 

The Official Story:

You won’t typically see one for a finals match ball so you can take the regular 2009 Europa League match ball one as the exact representation.

 

Technical Story:

Made in Thailand.

FIFA Approved Code: 202.A6W


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