Will Golden Balls get to play with the golden ball?

The Times reveals that this year's World Cup final will be played using a gold-coloured ball, which the winners will then keep for four years until they defend their title.

Say what again, motherf***er! A gold ball? What's the world coming to when celeb/chav/Chantelle/bling culture has a place at the world's greatest sporting event? Shame on you adidas. although as an incentive to David Beckham - the man who single-handedly introduced bling to football - to play out of his skin, it may not be such a bad idea. What say you - Is gold good?

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