Modise stars in LaLiga launch


Teko Modise joined PUMA and LaLiga in their launch of the official match ball for the 2022/2023 season. 

What Happened?

The ball was launched in six countries with the South Africa launch featuring the dapper Don who participated in a special lifestyle video and photo shoot in Johannesburg.   

Scroll through the gallery above to see the LaLiga match ball for next campaign

South Africa was chosen as one of six countries around the world to launch PUMA ORBITA ball into the global space, joining Spain, South Korea, Egypt, Mexico and Thailand in doing so.

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Europe-based PUMA players Antoine Griezmann, Memphis Depay, Jan Oblak, Stefan Savic, Yunus Musah and Teko feature in the striking campaigns which the ball stars as "the great obsession".   

Modise was involved participated in a colourful and energetic Johannesburg video and photo shoot in a variety of trendy locations, including Fourways’ Altitude Beach Club. 

The veteran also got to join some local freestyle footballers who showcased their skills and dribbling talent with the ball that will be used in Spain’s first and second divisions in the 2022/23 campaign. 

Oscar Mayo, Executive General Director of LaLiga and Javier Ortega, General Manager PUMA, Southern Europe, were in charge of unveiling the major star of the 2022/23 season.   

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LaLiga's new official match ball reflects the healthy obsession that the sport provokes in all football fans as its attractive design means that 'when it's not in the feet, it's in the head', and remains in the minds of players and fans alike.   

Interestingly, the ball offers a unique configuration of 12 large star-shaped panels which reduce the number of seams and allow for a much better connection with the ball. The ORBITA incorporates state-of-the-art technology to create optimal sphericity, maintaining ball shape and allowing for less water absorption on rainy days. 

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