The World Cup craze continues as fans prepare for what’s bound to be a dramatic finale this Sunday. At the center of it all is the “brazuca,” the official match ball of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. But it isn’t just any old soccer ball; to ensure maximum aerodynamic performance during game time, a ton of chemistry has gone into its creation. Learn all about the various polymers within the brazuca that make it different from other soccer balls out there with this video by the American Chemical Society.
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