Since being unveiled on Tuesday, the official World Cup ball has been quite chatty. Normally footballs don't say anything because they're inanimate objects, but the Brazuca has its own Twitter account, where it declared its sentience and has been talking to human beings ever since. Naturally, we had to interview this outspoken that will be at the center of every match in Brazil. And since balls can't actually talk, we took the liberty of making up all of Brazuca's answers for it.
DT: It's nice to meet you, Brazuca. How are you?
Brazuca: Fine. I was out partying with Ronaldinho last night, so I was feeling a little nauseous this morning. But hey — I exist, so I can't really complain.
DT: By the looks of your Twitter account, you're already getting friendly with a number of footballers past and present. Are you trying to endear yourself to them before they have a chance to criticize you?
Brazuca: No. That would be a cynical PR strategy. I mean, what do you think I am? I'm a football.Read More »from DT Exclusive: An interview with the 2014 World Cup ball