I do use one. I had to throw mine out about a month ago. But I like how they last a long time and my girl Loves them. I also used a bungee cord because Riley was still learning and wasnt that rough with it. AT THE TIME. lol
Here is an old video with her ball (she was working it before I took the video so she was tired)
And for now I am using a rope tire toy that also seems to be holding up (Not as much as the soccer ball though) So I will be getting a new soccer ball tomorrow. She is too rough now for bungees so tomorrow I am finally picking up her big girl spring.
here is a current video