Welcome to the Spirit of Football

Spirit of Football CIC is a not–for–profit community interest company dedicated to promoting a very special ball as the “star of the beautiful game” in the run–up to each World Cup. We call it The Ball.

The last game began on 9th January 2014 when The Ball started its epic journey from London to Brazil…

The next journey to the FIFA World Cup in Russia begins next year…

We invite you to play →

Document Downloads

FC Barcelona and Spirit of Football

FC Barcelona and Spirit of Football announced a joint social initiative on 23rd January 2013. To kick it off, the first-team players all signed a ball called “The Spirit of Barça” — a replica of The Ball 2014. This special ball visited schools across Brazil, including schools in a number of favelas.

FC Barcelona Press Release (English)

  1. Spirit of Football 2014 Download File
  2. Special Olympics Report 2010 Download File
  3. The Ball in Business Day Download File
  4. The Ball on FIFA.com in 2002 (German) Download File