According to FIFA statistics over 25 million people play Futsal worldwide. The game develops player’s close ball skills because of the size of the hard court pitch, speed of play, rules and the smaller heavier ball. It also helps to improve creativity, movement, fitness, technique and passing in confined spaces.
Futsal is especially popular in the some of the most recognised footballing countries such as Brazil, Spain, Argentina and Italy. Professionals such as Christiano Ronaldo, Messi, Ronaldinho and Robinho attribute their ability to play football at the highest level to the skills set that they acquired playing Futsal.