Reddit user makes a righteous GIF of every World Cup soccer ball since 1930

Ever wonder how this year’s World Cup ball compares to, say, 1974? One Reddit user has created a GIF of every World Cup ball since 1930, and it’s mesmerizing. Well, until the end of the loop when the 2014 ball shows up on a grassy background and hinders the flow… But how about that ball with the laces? Maybe we’ll have to start calling soccer football after all. (GIF via Reddit)

Marissa Payne writes for The Early Lead, a fast-breaking sports blog, where she focuses on what she calls the “cultural anthropological” side of sports, aka “mostly the fun stuff.” She is also an avid WWE fan.
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