It’s always very unusual to see a long-standing familiar partner change, isn’t it? This is what La Liga fans saw in 2019. Nike, which was the traditional partner of the strongest Spanish Championship, stopped supplying balls due to the fact that both sides terminated the contract. They say this was due to the desire of the bosses of La Liga to see exclusive balls. There is a bit of common sense here, as Nike has supplied balls of the same design for Serie A, Premier League, and many other tournaments as well.
So, from 2019, Puma becomes the main partner of La Liga. The first ball from a German sports corporation looks really cool. This is a beautiful, stylish ball that consists of 18 flat parts. This ball has no seams – Puma’s engineers make excellent use of heat-sealing technology. The surface of the ball has unusual indentations that resemble pits on golf balls. This improves the ball’s aerodynamics and control.