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The Adidas Jabulani is the official match ball for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. The ball was unveiled in Cape Town, South Africa, on December 4, 2009. Jabulani  means "rejoice" in Zulu, and was developed at Loughborough University, UK.

The ball was also used as the match ball of 2009 FIFA Club World Cup in the United Arab Emirates, and a special version of the ball, the Jabulani Angola, was the match ball of the 2010 African Cup of Nations. This ball was also used in the 2010 Clausura Tournament of Argentina as well as the 2010 MLS season in the USA in the league's colours of blue and green.
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review by . June 14, 2010
Every time the World Cup comes around, there are a bevy of complaints about the futuristic new ball, and every time, the matches have played pretty much the same as they had before. So when the complaints came about adidas' Jabulani ball, I took them with a grain of salt.      That said, if there is any big story on the field of the first four days, it's the ball. The two big footballing stories are: poor goalkeeping, and poor long shots.      Five …
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