Inside business: the world cup gets a kick out of jabulani. Manufacturing football for fifa can be a complicated process. Since the beginning of the world cup, adidas has won the contract to produce football many times. In 2010, it produced a ball called jabulani , which means to celebrate in a south. The ball had 11 colours, which represent the 11 players in a team, the. 11th year adidas manufactured football for world cup, 11 tribes in south african, and 11 languages that south african people speak. The ball also had much technology involved in its design; it has 3-d global shaped panel for perfect roundness, goose-bump surface for improving player"s control of the ball, etc. The ball also has to meet other standard requirement of fifa, such as circumference, diameter, and water absorption. The replications of the ball were made to be sold to the general public, and the authentic ball to be used for the world cup.