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The 8 Best Footballs For Children – Guide

Your child is an avid soccer fan and wants to play himself? For this, first a good soccer is needed.

To help you with the purchase decision, we have compared many footballs for children. So you know exactly what you should look for when buying a soccer ball.

The checklist helps you to consider the most important points and in the product recommendations you are guaranteed to find great footballs for your child.

Checklist For Footballs For Children

  • adjusted size if necessary
  • adjusted weight if necessary
  • Inflatable
  • Reflective
  • Water repellent
  • Durable material
  • Footballs are available in all kinds of designs.. There is the classic black and white design, but also other colorful designs
  • Well-known brands such as Adidas and Nike also produce many different footballs
  • For toddlers, there are also footballs with animal motifs or other child-friendly colors and motifs. The selection here is huge.
  • There are 5 different sizes for footballs
  • Size 1 and 2 are intended for private use
  • Size 3 and 4 are suitable for youth use
  • Size 5 is for A-, B- and C-juniors as well as for men and women
  • Children under 6 years old should play with a size 3 soccer ball
  • For a child up to 6 years old, you should choose a size 4 ball
  • From 7 or 8 years old, you can switch to a size 5 soccer ball.
  • The size is important because the weight of the ball varies depending on the size. In order for your child to have great fun playing and have a good feel for the ball, it is important that the right ball is used.
Age Recommendation
  • Pay attention to the manufacturer’s information
  • Pay attention to the size and weight of the ball
  • Consider individual characteristics of children
  • Of course, fun should be the main focus for your child. But soccer can also have a positive effect on your child’s body.
  • Your child is outside in the fresh air and moves a lot. This is also a good alternative to watching television.
  • Endurance and motor skills as well as the concentration of your child are promoted by the sport
  • It would be ideal if your child would wear sports clothes or even Soccer shoes would wear. These allow even more fun.
  • A Soccer goal would guarantee additional fun

Here you can find the top 8 most popular soccer balls for kids.

Tip: You can find many great garden trampolines for kids in our guide to the 15 best garden trampolines for kids.

Current Offers For Soccer Balls For Kids

Here you will find a selection of offers that are currently available in the soccer balls for kids section.

SaleBestseller Nr. 1
Aoneky Kids Soccer Ball Size 3 - Deflated Mini Soccer Ball - Soccer Ball for Boy Girl Aged 3-8 Years Old, Small Soccerball for Dogs
Aoneky Kids Soccer Ball Size 3 - Deflated Mini Soccer Ball - Soccer Ball for Boy Girl Aged 3-8 Years Old, Small Soccerball for Dogs
Synthetic leather cover; Machine-stitched soccer ball; Recreational use; REQUIRES INFLATION: Ships flat
$13.99 −29%

FAQ For Soccer Balls For Kids

Which soccer ball for kids?

Children are usually smaller than adults and can therefore play better with smaller and/or weight-reduced balls, depending on their age and individual characteristics. One should therefore always follow the manufacturer’s instructions and take into account the individual development of the child.

Why do children run into the stadium with soccer balls?

In soccer, there are so-called “run-in children”, i.e. they accompany the players when they enter the field. This is often very special and exciting for children, because they can meet professional players or their favorite players up close and personally. Many children also find it great to step onto the huge playing field. Special jerseys from sponsors can be worn.

At what age can children join a soccer club?

Sports and exercise are healthy, and soccer in particular promotes stamina. It also promotes teamwork, which is another plus for kids. Many clubs have groups for children 6 and up, and groups tailored to toddlers are also becoming increasingly popular.

What do children need to play soccer?

The most important thing here is a suitable soccer ball. It would still be ideal if your child wore comfortable/sporty clothes. Knee pads can also be used if needed.

What do you have to know to play soccer?

Everyone who wants to can play soccer. It would be good if you have stamina and strength. For children, however, the main focus should be on fun and exercise.

Is soccer good for the body?

Soccer is a great cardiovascular exercise. It also improves endurance and motor skills. So it is a great sport.

Wolfgang lives with his family in Stuttgart. He has a twelve-year-old daughter and five-year-old twins. When he's not writing product guides for Elternkompass and sharing his experiences with you, he likes to go on bike tours, play Monopoly or read novels.