The 2016 Champions League final will be played in Milan. Therefore, two landmarks from the Italian metropolis were chosen for the design: the opera house La Scala and the steps of the San Siro stadium. The ball also sports the typical stars that represent the UEFA Champions League logo.
Adidas recently presented positive figures for 2015 and increased their forecast for 2016. Double-digit growth figures in China, the Middle East, Latin America and Western Europe were responsible for the good result.
On the other hand, the sportswear manufacturer withdrew from track and field athletics, while it was hesitant to increase pressure on Fifa.