Adidas to Team England: Our balls are just fine, thank you very much

On Saturday, U.S.A.’s World Cup soccer team tied England, 1-1, a major coup for the underdog Americans. England’s goalkeeper mishandled a ball, which led to America’s goal. In the game’s aftermath, several players on Team England, including the goalkeeper and the coach, remarked about the weight of the ball, suggesting it was to blame for the fluke goal. Adidas, the company that made the ball, fired back. “We believe it was down to a massive goalkeeping mistake and Green sho…

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