Special footballs are made by hand for the World Cup in a Yorkshire factory.
CU. Finished football. GV Interior of a factory where footballs for the World Cup are made. Large hides being sorted. CU. Two men place large hide onto table for cutting. CU. A man cutting strip off hide. GV. Rotating barrels where the leather is re-tanned. AS. Rotating barrels. SV. A man stretching leather on machine. SV. Another man spraying leather. CU. Hand taking cutting tools off peg. CU. Placing cutting tool on leather, machine cuts out a panel of leather. CU. Hands holding a number of leather panels which are eventually made into complete football. SV. Man weighing panels on scales. CU. Showing scales at 11.1/2 oz. GV. Operators stitching panels. Each operator makes his own thread entirely by hand from strands of hemp, & CU. & SV. SV. Operator placing bladder into football case. SV. Mass of finished footballs, & CU. CU. Finished football.
Amendment September 2016: A visitor to the site has confirmed that this is the Slazenger factory in Yorkshire.