Employees tape together the panels of Adidas AG "Brazuca" soccer balls on the production line at the Forward Sports (Pvt.) Ltd. factory in Sialkot, Punjab, Pakistan, on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014. Pakistan, ranked 159th by the soccer World Cup's ruling body FIFA, wont be among the 32 teams at sports most watched event this year. Yet its industry has recovered to join China as a key supplier of official Adidas Brazuca World Cup balls, such as those to be stroked around by stars such as Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. Photographer: Asad Zaidi/Bloomberg via Getty Images