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HELSINKI, FINLAND - JULY 16: Russian President Vladimir Putin gives U.S. President Donald Trump a soccer ball during a joint press conference after their summit on July 16, 2018 in Helsinki, Finland. The two leaders met one-on-one and discussed a range of issues including Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S election. (Photo by Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images)

Last week, Russian President Vladimir Putin gifted U.S. President Donald Trump with an Adidas soccer ball after the two leaders met in Helsinki, Finland. Trump had praised Russia's job hosting the 2018 World Cup during a press conference following their one-on-one chat.

It turns out that soccer ball, like all Adidas soccer balls, contains a microchip capable of transmitting data to nearby mobile phones, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday.

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