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Soccer, also known as football, is one of the most popular sports on the planet. It is also one of the most illustrated and captured games, as artists use the beautiful game to visualise their stories.

Knowing how to draw a 2D soccer ball can be a brilliant skill when it comes to impressing your friends and colleagues, or even just honing your drawing abilities. Here, GOAL brings you a guide on how to draw a soccer ball for beginners.

What you need to draw a soccer ball

  • Paper
  • Pencil / coloring pencil / pen / sharpie
  • Pencil sharpener (if using pencils)

Step 1: Draw or trace a circle

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Step 2: Draw a hexagon in the center

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Step 3: Add parallel lines to each side

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Step 4: Connect the parallel lines to the circle

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Step 5: Draw a line to fill the space between the other hexagons

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Step 6: Connect the corners of the new hexagons to that line

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Step 7: Colour in the hexagons in an alternating pattern

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Step 8: Admire your soccer ball!

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