'It Doesn't Want to Be Kicked' Players Unhappy With Adidas World Cup Ball

Players have been especially harsh in their assessments of this year's World Cup ball, designed as usual by Adidas. This time it's just not the usual gang of goalkeepers crying foul -- some strikers from favored nations talk as if the ball is possessed.
Adidas' official World Cup ball has drawn unusual complaints from strikers.

Adidas' official World Cup ball has drawn unusual complaints from strikers.

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egk -- with wires