Bruzuca futsal academy


" makes you more composed on the ball and makes you want the ball more, so you can do something with it"
— Micah Richards, England
"Futsal was important in helping to develop my ball control, quick thinking, passing.... also for dribbling, balance, concentration.... Putscrl was very, very important, no doubt."
— Pele
World Cup Winner: 1958, 1962 and 1970
"Futsal is an extremely important way for kids to develop their skills and understanding of the game. My touch and my dribbling have come from playing Futsal."
— Ronaldinho
FIFA World Footballer of the Year 2004 and 2005
"Futsal has been very important in my life. In developing my technique ... quick thinking, short moves. So, I think futsal is fundamental in a footballer's life. It had a big importance in mine"
— Neymar
"During my childhood in Portugal, all we played was Futsal. The small playing area helped me improve my close control, and whenever I played Futsal I felt free. If it wasn't for Futsal, I wouldn't be the player I am today"
— Cristiano Ronaldo
"Perhaps in regular football you cannot appreciate the talent. Everything is more physical. But in Futsal you have small details of quality, class and tactical aspects."
- Xavi
FIFA World Cup and UEFA Champions League Winner
"As a little boy in Argentina, I played Futsal on the streets and for my club. It was tremendous fun, and it really helped me become who I am today"
— Lionel Messi
FiFA World Footballer of the year 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012