Best Misleading Headline of the Day: “Sting’s Indestructible Balls.”

If you’re thinking that this story has something to do with tantric sex or how Sting hit the high note in “Roxanne,” you’re forgiven.  It actually has to do with indestructible soccer balls.

Sting made an investment in a company that makes special soccer balls for Third World nations.  It’s actually a really heartwarming story.

“When [One World Futbol co-inventor] Tim Jahnigen came to me with his idea for a football or ‘soccer’ ball that could be played on any surface and would never need a pump and never go flat, I immediately thought of all the millions of children and young people who could use the ball in refugee camps, conflict zones, and poor communities all over the world.”

Read more about it here.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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