Jürgen Rittsteiger (Linz, Austria)
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Answers of the collector
1. Since when are you a collector?
I am collecting balls since spring 2008.
2. Why did you start collecting balls?
I bought the balls from the Euro-Cup in Austria and Switzerland. Then i got infected with the collecting "virus" :-)
3. How many balls do you have in your collection?
not enough :-)
4. Which balls do you have in your collection?
Adidas World and Euro Cup balls

Adidas Questra Indoor (yellow)
5. What is your favourite ball in your collection and why?
the yellow Tango Espana 1982
6. Where do you keep your balls? Do you have a display?
look at my new picture
7. What balls are you missing in your collection that you would like to buy?
Telstar 1970,1972,1974,1976, Tango Durlast 1978,Tango Mundial 1984, Tango Azteca 1986, Tango Europa 1988
8. What balls do you offer for sale from your collection?
i don`t sell a ball
9. What are your contact details where other collectors can contact you?
You have to sign in to see the contact details of the registered collectors. In case you are not a registered collector on this site but you would like to contact a registered user, please write to the administrator first: worldcupballs@worldcupballs.info
10. Is there anything else you would like to share with us about yourself (other interests, hobbies, etc.)?
great website!
The collector needs the following ball(s):
adidas Etrusco Unico 1990 Italy (made in France)
adidas Azteca 1986 Mexico (made in France)


The official match ball of the 1986 FIFA World Cup was called adidas Azteca México. Just like in case of the previous World Cup ball (the Tango Espana), adidas went on using an appellation related to the host country. The Aztec’s were one of...

adidas Tango River Plate 1978 Argentina (made in France)



The 1978 World Cup came back to America, being hosted by Argentina. In respect of the official ball, this edition represented a great milestone, because Adidas launched a model with a revolutionary design: the Tango - inspired by the...

adidas Telstar Durlast 1974 Germany (made in France)

For the first time in the World Cup’s history, the tournament was hosted by the homeland of Adidas. Germany (at the time West Germany) had already hosted the Olympic Games in 1972 which was a great success, with typical German efficiency and great organisation. The same levels were expected for the football Word Cup and there is no doubt that Adidas...

adidas Telstar Durlast 1970 Mexico (made in France)



The German Adidas, founded by Bavarian Adolf (Adi) Dassler, was already famous for its excellent shoes, now adopted by Europe’s most prestigious football teams: the black Adidas boots with the famous three white...

adidas Tango Mundial 1984 France (made in France)
adidas Tango Europa 1988 Germany (made in France)
adidas Etrusco Unico 1992 Sweden (made in Spain)

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