It depends on the make of the ball
Soccer balls are compose of 32 panels, 20 white hexagons and 12 black pentagons. Though you can get a soccer ball made differently but this is just the standard plain type.
It depends on the company manufacturing the ball, and also what style they're designing it in.
The inner part of a soccer ball is made from either natural or synthetic rubber that is heated and forced into a mold, while the outer panels are made from sheets of synthetic leather backed with several layers of cloth. The materials are passed through a die-cutting machine, making the hexagonal panels and punching the stitch holes, followed by being silkscreened with a logo.
* Type of high end synthetic leather material used to make the outer covers on soccer balls. For more information on soccer ball construction, click ... www.soccerballworld.com/Dictionary.htm
There is no official number of panels for a football (or soccer). There can be 20 (the familiar black and white one) or 8 or 12 or 14 or pretty much any number. These days the better quality balls tend to have less panels for increased aerodynamics. The panels themselves can be hexagonal, pentagonal, or almost any convex or (as popular today) concave shape.
That is question explains itself. The soccer ball is used to make the sport of soccer what it is. For without the ball the sport of soccer would not exist. The ball is used to score goals.
On a soccer ball there are 12 pentagons and any practical number of hexagons that can make the soccer ball look spherical.
A soccer ball is used to play soccer. Adidas, Puma and Nike make soccer balls. The best soccer balls are FIFA approved.