adidas Performance Starlancer V Soccer Ball Review

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Today we're bringing to you our detailed review of the adidas Performance Starlancer V Soccer Ball.

This article was thoroughly audited by our experts for its accuracy.

Our rating: 6 / 10


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  • Physics-based design
  • Easy for professionals and beginners
  • Official size
  • Ideal for soccer training
  • Faster speed than the Brazuca


  • Higher-than-average price point
  • Materials are not natural

The Starlancer V is designed for speed and control; which would be the best feature for a young player or a beginner. The ball is a quick and easy to kick/throw ball. The TPU material is designed to resist abrasion and last longer.

These are the recommended sizes for players who are 8 and under to 12 years old. After the recommended age, adjust your size to a lighter ball, which is not a big difference in weight.

From the professional soccer players to the recreational soccer players, the adidas Performance Starlancer V Soccer Ball is a great ball for any skill level.

Do not worry about the balls coming deflated, because they will ship deflated. You will need to inflate them before using them. Though, if you are a new player, you may want to try a ball that is labelled as having lower loft.

There are other brands of the Starlancer V that come in different colors, colors that you cannot find on this listing. There is a bright pink model of the ball that is not found on this Listings.

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