Fascinating photographs by Jens Heilmann, a German photographer, are used in this nytimes.com’s interactive timeline showing the evolution of the world cup ball since 1930. Accompanying the photo of each ball is a short story of why it is significant. If you are in the mood for it, you can also watch the video of the photographer talking about this project below.
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