ADIDAS have revealed the official ball for next summer’s Euro 2024 tournament in Germany.
Called the “Fussballliebe”, the German manufacturer’s latest effortnew that will change the way the game is officiated.
Premier League fans have grown tired of watching VARs drawing lines on a screen at Stockley Park.
But at semi-automated offsides will be used thanks in part to the Fussballliebe.‘s ,
It will feature Connected Ball Technology, which enables quick semi-automated offside decisions.
Euro 2024 will mark the first time in the competition’s long that semi-automated offsides will be used.
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In addition, it’s claimed that the ball will also assist in handball and penalty decisions.
While it can track stats such as ball speed and rotations.
Similar technology was used with success at last year’s World Cup in.
The Premier League is set to adopt World Cup-style VAR next season.
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Club bosses voted against semi-automated offsides last summer for the 2023-24 campaign.
The technology, which includes computer-generated 3D clips to illustrate offside decisions, has been deployed inthis season while it is also approved by LaLiga in for use next term.
Adidas’ ball has been developed by Munich-based Kinexon, while the Prem has a long-standing deal with.
It’s now expected that Kinexon will work with Nike to develop the technology in their ball for next season’s Premier League campaign.