World Cup in the Desert: Will It Be Too Hot For the Ball to Bounce?

World Cup in the Desert: Will It Be Too Hot For the Ball to Bounce?

By: Wilmer Gramajo-Reyes

The World Cup in 2020 will be in Qatar. It’s really hot there–like 122 degrees Fahrenheit. This could be a problem for soccer balls filled with air.

This relates to engineering because the soccer balls need aerodynamics and sports engineering to glide in the air efficiently.