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Sydneysiders were left stunned as an enormous four-metre ball was flown over the harbour to launch the official match ball for the Women's Football World Cup before it kicks off in Australia and New Zealand in July.

Sports stars, including swimmer Ian Thorpe, canoeing champion Jess Fox and rugby great Dan Carter, turned out for the launch of the ball in Marks Park Tamarama, which had been transformed into a giant football pitch for the occasion.

Sydneysiders were left stunned as an enormous four-metre ball was flown over the harbour to launch the official match ball for the Women's Football World Cup - which kicks off in Australia and New Zealand in July

Sydneysiders were left stunned as an enormous four-metre ball was flown over the harbour to launch the official match ball for the Women's Football World Cup - which kicks off in Australia and New Zealand in July

The Adidas ball (pictured) is named 'OCEAUNZ' - combining the names Oceania, Australia and New Zealand

The Adidas ball (pictured) is named 'OCEAUNZ' - combining the names Oceania, Australia and New Zealand

The Adidas ball is named 'OCEAUNZ' - combining the names Oceania, Australia and New Zealand.

The green-blue colour palette and visuals nod to the stunning natural landscapes of the host nations, celebrating their coming together for this historical moment in women’s sport. 

The graphics are inspired directly by the vast mountains of New Zealand and Australia’s connection with the Indian Ocean.

Sports stars, including swimmer Ian Thorpe, canoeing champion Jess Fox and rugby great Dan Carter, turned out for the launch of the ball in Marks Park, Tamarama

Sports stars, including swimmer Ian Thorpe, canoeing champion Jess Fox and rugby great Dan Carter, turned out for the launch of the ball in Marks Park, Tamarama

As far as technology goes, the OCEAUNZ will be fitted with Connected Ball Technology, a ground-breaking innovation that provides officials with precise ball data to help faster and more accurate decision-making.

Adidas will see 1% of net sales of the ball contributed towards Common Goal’s ‘Global Goal 5 Accelerator’; a collective project to increase female

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