• 09-JUL-2010

Own the moment: this painting of FIFA 2010 WORLD CUP ADIDAS GOLDEN BALL JULY 9

To commemorate the announcement of the 10 candidates for the adidas Golden Ball award, given to the best player of the 2010 FIFA World Cup™, Paul Junior Kasemwana produced this piece of work, the 33rd painting in the 'Live Quest' series. It features portraits of the top 10: Spanish trio Xavi, Andres Iniesta and David Villa, The Netherlands' Wesley Sneijder and Arjen Robben, Mesut Ozil and Bastian Schweinsteiger of Germany, Uruguay's Diego Forlan, Asamoah Gyan of Ghana and Argentina's Lionel Messi. But who will win the adidas Golden Ball…?adidas is offering football fans all over the world a unique opportunity to own a piece of limited edition FIFA World Cup history. eBay is hosting an auction where fans can bid to own a number of unique lots which include The Quest painting featuring 32 players from the 32 federations playing at the FIFA World Cup. All unique pieces of art have been created by the adidas 2010 FIFA World Cup artist team, Paul Junior Kasemwana and Espoir Kennedy. The two brilliant, up and coming African artists are permanently based at Jo'bulani Central, adidas' PR headquarters during the tournament and are creating daily paintings which capture those moments on the pitch that make history: a wonder goal, a penalty shoot out, pure elation, the pain of defeat, individual brilliance or team effort. www.ebay.co.uk/adidas46664auction


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