Stanno’s evolution is born from an absolute passion for innovation.
The story starts in Naples, where talented goalkeeper Stefano ‘Stanno’ Andreotti, the son of a tanner, was standing in for the first team keeper in a very important away game.
The conditions were wet and several times the leather ball slipped through his hands, something that didn’t happen in the dryer climate of Naples. Eventually one of these ‘slip ups’ cost his team the game; Stefano felt personally responsible and was determined nothing like this would ever happen to him again.
At this moment the seeds of inspiration were planted.
This passion also inspires the design of the Stanno 2008-09 range of footballs which can be seen in the Field Professional football
, a FIFA
approved match ball.
You can view the complete Stanno range here
The Field match ball
is an allround match football, senior level made from a PU soft material (pvc free).
The Highly Vizable Yellow Flash
Allround is a professional level match ball made from a PU (PVC free) material.
Developments in soccer ball technology is continuing. Many companies have recently come out with new high tech materials and designs for footballs. The object is to develop the optimum football that is flight accurate, water proof, fast in flight and transfers all of your kicking force to the ball (does not absorb energy), has soft feel, and is safe to head the ball.
Optimum soccer balls should also adhere to ball specifications given by governing bodies such as FIFA.