Seven-a-side football is one of the variation of association footballand a version of minifootball which is played among seven players in each team. In the game consists of one goalkeeper and six outfield players. The pitch of seven-a-side football is bigger than the five-a-side football, ranging from 50-65 yards in length and 25-50 yards in width respectively.
The most well known organisations of seven-a-side football are International Football Association 7, IFA7 and the Federation International of Football 7, FIF7.
Indoor soccer or arena soccer, is a game derived from association football adapted for play in a walled indoor arena. Indoor soccer, as it is most often known in the United States and Canada, was originally developed in these two countries as a way to play soccer during the winter months, when snow would make outdoor play difficult. In those countries, gymnasiums are adapted for indoor soccer play. In other countries the game is played in either indoor or outdoor arenas surrounded by walls, and is referred to by different names.
Football is the most popular sport in Brazil and a prominent part of its national identity. The Brazil national football team has won the FIFA World Cup tournament five times, the most of any team, in 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994 and 2002. Brazil and Germany are the only teams to succeed in qualifying for all the World Cups for which they entered the qualifiers; Brazil is the only team to participate in every World Cup competition ever held. It is among the favourites to win the trophy every time the competition is scheduled. After Brazil won its third World Cup in 1970, they were awarded the Jules Rimet Trophy permanently. Brazil has also won an Olympic Gold Medal, at the 2016 Summer Olympics held in Rio de Janeiro.
The Associação de Futebol de Coimbra(Coimbra Football Association) is one of the 22 District Football Associations that are affiliated to the Portuguese Football Federation. The AF Coimbra administers lower tier football in the district of Coimbra.
Steven Bryce Valerio is a former Costa Rican footballer. Bryce was well known throughout his career for his versatility, playing as an attacking midfielder, winger, striker or right back, as needed; and possessing good skills, pace, and strength.
Five-a-side football is a variation of association football and a version of minifootball in which each team fields five players. Other differences from football include a smaller pitch, smaller goals, and a reduced game duration. Matches are played indoors, or outdoors on artificial grass pitches that may be enclosed within a barrier or "cage" to prevent the ball from leaving the playing area and keep the game constantly flowing.
The Costa Rican Football Federation, commonly known as FEDEFUTBOL or FEDEFUT, is the official association football governing body in Costa Rica and is in charge of the Costa Rica national football team.
This page indexes the individual year in association football pages. Each year is annotated with one or more significant events as a reference point.
The following are the association football events of the year 2008 throughout the world.
Keilor Antonio Navas Gamboa, known as Keylor Navas, is a Costa Rican professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain and the Costa Rica national team.
Valmiro Lopes Rocha, known as Valdo, is a Cape Verdean professional footballer who plays for Spanish club CD Izarra mainly as a winger.
Osvaldo Fabián Nicolás "Nico" Gaitán is an Argentine professional footballer who plays for the Argentina national team, mainly as an attacking midfielder.
Bayamón Fútbol Club is a Puerto Rican football club. The team is based in Bayamón and founded in 1999. They play their home games at Bayamón Soccer Complex. The club is a member of David Villa's DV7 Soccer Academy.
The Liga de Fútbol de Primera División, commonly known as Liga FPD, and Liga Promérica for sponsorship reasons, is the top professional association football division in Costa Rica. It is administered by the Unión de Clubes de Fútbol de la Primera División (UNAFUT). The league consists of 12 teams, with the last-placed team relegated to the Liga de Ascenso.
Edite Cristiana Fernandes is a Portuguese footballer who plays for CF Benfica of the Campeonato Nacional de Futebol Feminino. She is a former captain of the Portugal women's national football team, who scored a national record 39 goals in the 132 caps she accumulated between 1997 and 2016.
The World Leagues Forum (WLF) is an organization representing professional association football leagues that formed in 2016. It currently includes 41 members from five of FIFA's six continental confederations.
Levante Unión Deportiva Fútbol Playa is a beach soccer club based in Valencia, Spain. Founded in 2013, the team is the official beach soccer department of Levante UD association football club. The club competes in the Spanish National Beach Soccer League, Copa RFEF and international competitions.