Hess began offering the soccer ball series in 1997 and they very quickly became popular with both Hess collectors and especially soccer players both young and adult. Offering collectible Hess Soccer Balls for sale from 1997 thru today. These Hess collectibles make a great birthday present and are a fun conversation starter. Find Hess Express Official Soccer Balls and a handy guide list of Hess soccer balls by year. A must for Hess collectors and soccer fans order today!