Russian Ambassador to Pakistan Alexey Dedov is reported to have said that Pakistan is one of the most renowned countries when it comes to sports products manufacturing. He’s right though because Sialkot is the hub of sports products. The official World Cup 2018 football has also been manufactured here.
It is indeed a proud moment for our country, that Pakistan made items are renowned world-wide.
The official football world cup 2018 ball is not our only achievement. Pakistani footballs have made their way into Space too! Bravo to our sports manufacturing industry fpr creating a name for Pakistan at international level.
The Official World Cup 2018 Football is called Telstar 18. Moreover, it has been confirmed by the Russian Ambassador to Pakistan, Alexey Dedov, that all the balls to be used in the official game will be manufactured in Pakistan. Previously, in 2014 the footballs used at the tournament were also supplied by manufacturers based in Sialkot.
Sialkot, The Sports Manufacturing Hub
Sialkot is known, globally, for producing the finest quality sports goods. Pakistani made footballs have been a part of footballing seasons and tournaments for quite a while.
Khawaja Masood, CEO of Forward Sports, the company entrusted with the task of making footballs for the Official Tournament said:
“This is an honor for us that we are going to provide footballs for the world cup once again. We are very excited to meet this challenge”
Pakistani Sports Manufacturing Industry is stealing away business from China.
Ijaz Khokhar, who heads Pakistan Ready made Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association said:
“Huge football production business is being transferred from China to Pakistan because of the quality we are providing to the world”
Wow. Can we be more proud?
Spotted in Outer Space
“From Pakistan to the World and Beyond! The Official Football for Russia 2018 World Cup Telstar 18 has been produced in Pakistan and it travels all the way to space.”
From Pakistan 🇵🇰 to the World and Beyond!
The Official Football for #Russia2018 World Cup #Telstar18 has been produced in Pakistan and it travels all the way to space.#FIFAWorldCup⚽ pic.twitter.com/PiunGUgfSS
— Govt of Pakistan (@pid_gov) June 5, 2018
Fans cannot control their excitement and are buzzing away on Social Media
— Beenie2nv (@beenie2nv) June 5, 2018
#Proudmoment World Cup 2018 football made in #Sialkot #pakistan !!#WorldCup2018 #footballworldcup2018 #FIFA #FIFAWORLDCUP2018 #FIFA18 @KoblerinPAK @JeremyMcLellan @RaziTahir1 @zlj517 pic.twitter.com/F0bmqcSuVt
— Safia Amin (@SafyaAmin) June 6, 2018
— Sidrah Anwer (@Sidrah_Anwer_) June 6, 2018
Even ex-cricketer Shoaib Akhtar could not contain his excitement
Proud of you Pakistan & Sialkot .. pic.twitter.com/4pWbzvp2rG
— Shoaib Akhtar (@shoaib100mph) June 5, 2018
Pakistani fans are overjoyed by this news. And very soon the Official World Cup 2018 Football will be out with the tag “Made in Pakistan”. Moreover, it will represent Pakistan in the Tournament. Sadly, our team could not make it. But Hurrah, Pakistani made products will be making us all proud!
Cristiano Ronaldo and Messi, are you ready to kick Pakistan Made Footballs?