What is Futsal Football

Futsal is a variant of football, as played in the Hall. The sport is now called?? ?? Futsal. Futsal is a contraction of two Spanish words?? Futbol?? and?? Sala?? .For the uninitiated it seems a lot of futsal at the famous soccer on the fields, but the game speed is a different way to play is required. The sport is played in the Hall with a plofbal?? ??. They plofbal bounces slightly and the properties of the ball differs significantly from the ball used in outdoor soccer. During a match two teams, each with five outfield players against each other.


Futsal originated in Argentina in the thirties of the last century. Only in the 60s blew the sport to Netherlands, and then from 1968 to become part of the KNVB, then under the name of futsal. in 1977, the Netherlands played their first international match, losing to Belgium. In 1988, was the first official WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP in the Netherlands and the final of the Netherlands lost to Brazil, which is then also the subsequent WORLD CUP?? ‘s 1992 and 1996 won. Only in 1999, is there an official European Championship and is held in Spain.

Differences from football

The most striking difference is that Futsal is played indoors, but that field gets smaller. Since the futsal in a small room with a small number of players played, is the number of the ball much higher than outdoor soccer. By playing in a small space is required to play faster and more intense than indoor football field soccer.
Rules of futsal differs in many ways from the football. According to Digopaul.com, the main differences are:

  • Depressing rather than throw ins;
  • physical contact is prohibited;
  • a yellow card results in a time of two minutes;
  • Playback on the goalkeeper is not allowed;
  • There can be unlimited changes.a

Smallest physical contact leads to a penalty, which for many football requires a lot of adjustment.

The playing field

The playing field is a rectangle with a length of 38 metres and a width of 20 meters.
The game field is bounded with clear black lines. Lines are 5 cm wide, but they are 8 cm in width. The lines on this page is called the contact with the targets called the finish line. The game field is divided into two halves by a line, the center line. In the middle of this line is the Center from which the kickoff takes place. At one sideline is on either side of the centre line a short Strip affixed as a definition of the interchangeable lane.
For goals is have a goal area, which rounded corners, and therefore is not rectangular, such as with football. At a distance of 6 metres above the Centre of the goal line is the penalty. This is on the edge of the penalty area.
Targets are placed in the middle of the goal lines. The goals are 3 meters wide and 2 meters high. The object has a depth of 1 meter.


A match is played by two teams, each consisting of five players, one of whom is the goalkeeper. The goalkeeper must stand on his clothes from the fielders. Each team has access to substitute with a maximum of six players. These substitutes can be used at its discretion at any time.
The Exchange must be made in the appropriate section of the field. The field must be left at the place where the substitute enters the field. The replacement cannot be earlier than the area in which to replace the player sent off.
When incorrectly changing, the error shall be punished with a free-kick way out there in the place where the ball was, at the time of the crime. If repeated by incorrectly changing the player concerned, shall be punished with a time penalty of two minutes.
Injured players are allowed everywhere are leaving the game.

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