Official match ball of the 1990 World Cup in Italy
Etrusco Unico ball
The Etrusco Unico ball was the official ball for the 1990 World Cup in Italy. Its name Etrusco comes from the Italian culture. The design of its triads (black triangles in the hexagonal panels) also symbolizes the Etruscan culture.
Adidas introduced an important advanced in the use of synthetic materials, it was an internal layer of black polyurethane foam, so the waterproofing was total. The ball was lighter and faster than ever.
Matthäus y Völler behind Maradona on the 1990 World Cup final.
Adidas also relaunched a reedition of the Etrusco Unico about the beginning of the 21th century.