futsal

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fut·sal

 (fo͞ot′säl′)
[Spanish and Portuguese futsal. Spanish, short for fúbol de salón : fúbol, soccer (from English football) + de, of + salón, hall, augmentative of sala, room (ultimately of Germanic origin). Portuguese, short for futebol de salão : futebol, soccer (from English football) + de, of + salão, hall, augmentative (perhaps modeled on French salon, room, salon) of sala, room (ultimately of Germanic origin).]

futsal

(ˈfʊtˌsæl)
n
(Soccer) a form of association football, played indoors with five players on each side
[C20: Spanish from futbol football + sala indoor]
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O futebol de salao, tambem conhecido como futsal, apesar de nao ser considerado um esporte olimpico, vem, cada vez mais, aumentado o numero de adeptos, especialmente, no que se refere as ligas desportivas, sobretudo no Brasil.
O futsal surgiu oficialmente no inicio da decada de 90, por meio da fusao entre o futebol de salao praticado principalmente na America do Sul, com o futebol de cinco jogadores, praticado na Europa (Santana, 2006).
His father points to Swansea coach Steve Thomas' pivotal role by introducing Emyr to Futebol de Salao, the Brazilian game played on smaller pitches with a heavier ball to develop touch and technique.
Earlier, many names were being used, such as Futebol de Salao 5-a-side and indoor soccer (name still used for a game played in the United States, where they have similar rules but the basic difference is that the ball doesn't go out along the sides of the pitch).
Futebol de Salao, as it is known in its native South America, is endorsed by Brazilian superstars such as Pele, Ronaldinho, Kaka and Robinho.
I can't say we use Futebol de Salao but I've seen the work they've done," he said.
The Brazilian School teaches Futebol de Salao (FDS) which focuses on increasing players' confidence on the ball and their technical ability to control, dribble and pass the ball.
Players from seven colleges and sixth form unit took part in the first Futebol de Salao cup contest, using a special ball credited with honing the skills of Brazilian stars like Pele, Rivaldo, Juninho, Ronaldo and Ronaldinho.
Socatots improves physical development using Futebol de Salao - a Brazilian initiative played with a small ball.
The 34-year-old's Futebol de Salao training schools have half-a-million members around the world and he wanted to up the amount of training Southampton's players did.
SKELMERSDALE school Crow Orchard called upon the spirit of Liverpool's European Cup trophy triumph against AC Milan to win the Lego Futebol de Salao National Tournament Trophy.
NINE-YEAR-OLD Daniel Meredith has become the first soccer starlet in Huddersfield to achieve Level One on the Futebol de Salao Skills Badge Scheme.