Futsal is an exciting, fast-paced small sided football game that is widely played across the world and is officially recognized by FIFA. The nature of the game places a large emphasis on technical skill and ability in situations of high pressure, and is subsequently an excellent breeding ground for football competencies that can be translated into the 11-a- side format of the game. The surface, ball and rules create an emphasis on improvisation, creativity and technique as well as ball control and passing in small spaces. Many of the top world class footballers played Futsal in their youth and credit it with supporting their footballing development; players of the caliber of Pele, Zico, Ronaldinho, Kaka and Lionel Messi to name a few South American legends which all played and enjoyed Futsal. But Futsal has not just helped produce South American football stars, on the European stage Cristiano Ronaldo, Deco, Xavi, Fabregas are amongst many others that have played Futsal to develop their skills.