I know that a Truncated Icosahedron is the underlying shape that makes a Football (Soccer ball).
In real life, the 20 Hexagons and 12 Pentagons are cut out of fabric and a balloon inside is blown up in a spherical shape which stretches the fabric giving you a ball shape.
I would like to know if it is possible to create a net for the ball on the right, the hexagons and pentagons that have been stretched out to a sphere. My goal is to be able to cut out 2D shapes and then stick them on a sphere so that it fits together perfectly.
Q1) Is this even possible? Q2) If yes, how do I go about getting the dimensions of the shapes or the net.