Seven teams are set to compete in the 2012-13 MISL season
Two well-known indoor-soccer leagues are the Major Indoor Soccer League in the United States and the Masters Football League in the United Kingdom
Kike, [Spain's futsal captain] voted the second best player at the 2012 World Cup...[played] in a record fourth FIFA Futsal World Cup Final.
...some guys who can play outdoors can’t play futsal. But guys who can play futsal can always play outdoors.”
Countries that are the best in futsal [indoor soccer] are also the most technically skilled outdoors...players like Zidane, Figo, Robinho, Ronaldinho, Maradona.
...the intensity of each match assessed, expressed in %HRmax. The average intensity of all the matches was 86.4 ± 3.8 %HRmax...
For U12 and below, no fewer than 5 or more than 7 of a team’s players, including a goalkeeper, shall occupy the field at the same time...For above U12, no fewer than 4 or more than 6, including a goalkeeper, are allowed.
Matches are played on artificial turf in a hockey rink, or hockey rink-size arena, complete with Plexiglas boards. Goals are 8 feet tall and 14 feet wide...Long-distance goals earn more points than goals from short range.
The first indoor soccer league in the world was founded in the Northeast in 1923. Games were played in Boston and at Madison Square Garden in New York.
1885 The first recorded "indoor soccer" match (the first of three in a series) takes place between the Western Football Association of Ontario and the O.N.T.'s of Newark on December 2nd in the Newark Roller Skating Rink.