Futsal in the United States

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Futsal in the United States
CountryUnited States
Governing bodyUS Soccer
National team(s)Men's national team
Women's national team
National competitions
International competitions

Along with soccer, the sport of futsal in the United States is a rapidly-growing phenomenon.[1] [2][3]

The Major League Futsal (MLF) [4][5][6][7][8][9] and Professional Futsal League (PFL) are rival promotions in the United States. There is no Professional Futsal League[10] [11]

US Soccer is the sport's governing body in the United States. Futsal Across America and New York Futsal have become Leaders in Futsal. Leslie Hamer-who represented Falcao in PFL negotiations has taken the lead Globally in representing Coaches and players. Futsal Across America has created developmental Futsal programs for schools,Clubs and the community[12]


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  3. ^ "Welcome to the National League of Professional Futsal! - National League of Professional Futsal". www.nlpfutsal.com. Retrieved 2018-11-06.
  4. ^ Dave, Paresh. "Futsal, soccer in miniature, gains popularity at L.A. parks". Retrieved 22 December 2016 – via LA Times.
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  9. ^ "Latin American Futsal, Compacted Version Of Soccer Gaining Rapid Popularity In California". CBS. Retrieved 21 September 2017.
  10. ^ "Investors banking on fast-growing futsal to take off in United States". Four Four Two. 8 August 2016. Retrieved 22 December 2016.
  11. ^ "Is Futsal the next frontier of growing soccer in the United States?". thecomeback.com. 25 February 2016. Retrieved 22 December 2016.
  12. ^ "About NAFF". North American Futsal Federation. Retrieved 2018-11-06.