Most Amazing Technological Changes in World Football History

Ryan Bailey@ryanjaybaileyFeatured ColumnistJune 4, 2013

Not so long ago, football players wore thick, itchy jerseys and cumbersome boots, while kicking around a rock-solid leather ball filled with cork shavings.

As a result, play was slower, there were more injuries and the beautiful game wasn't quite as beautiful.

While some traditionalists may resist advances such as video replays, football has undoubtedly improved thanks to a host of game-changing technological evolutions.

Ahead of the Champions League Final, B/R visited the Adidas Lab in London to see how the sport has evolved.

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