For Pele, futsal was “very important, no doubt”. The Brazilian FIFA Player of the Century grew up playing futsal before transitioning to the 11-a-side game. So did many others – from household-name superstars to semi-professionals to Sunday league players.
In Developing the Modern Footballer through Futsal, England futsal coach Michael Skubala, and Seth Burkett, detail the ways in which futsal can be used to develop the technical and tactical skills of players of all abilities.
Aimed at coaches of all levels and ages, Developing the Modern Footballer through Futsal is a concise and practical book that provides an easy-to-understand and comprehensive guide to the ways in which futsal can be used as a development tool for football. From defending and attacking to transitional play and goalkeeping, this book provides something for everyone and aims to get you up-and-running fast.