FUTSAL vs FOOTBALL (outdoor)
more ball contact
between each shot
Source: Futsal World Cup 2008 & 2012
Futsal is a variant of association football that is played on a smaller field and mainly played indoors. It can be considered a version of five-a-side football. Its name comes from them Portuguese futebol de salão, which can be translated as “hall football”. The surface, ball and rules create an emphasis on improvisation, creativity and technique as well as ball control and passing in small spaces.