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Adidas, being the supplier of world cup balls, thought that using the orange ball was a significant step in the evolution of football. they had also used white and yellow balls in the 1966 world cup, but the orange was used in the finals to signify the importance of the ocassion.

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The supplier of match balls for the finals of the football World Cup in 1966 were Slazenger, I know this as a neighbour worked for them and it was his responsibility for taking them to Wembley on that glorious day. Adidas did not supply balls for the World Cup finals until Mexico 1970.

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