Established in 2014, the World Futsal Championships are held each summer at Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Florida.
Featured on ESPN SportsCenter, the event stands as the largest international youth futsal tournament in the world; providing players with the opportunity against some of the best teams in the planet.
Check out some of the clubs that are currently qualified and confirmed for the 2019 World Futsal Championships. We expect 120+ team from 5+ different countries.
Following each championship victory, the newly crowned titleholders celebrated with prominent leaders in the futsal and soccer world. Pablo Vilches, Real Betis Director of Futsal, and Gabriel Lima, Italian National Futsal Team captain, were in attendance at the closing ceremonies. Marcelo Gonçalves Costa Lopes, former Brazilian National Soccer Team defender and 1998 FIFA World Cup call-up, also congratulated winning teams on stage. All three individuals presented medals and trophies to the champions as well as signed futsal balls by Roberto Carlos to top scorers in each division.
United Futsal is strongly committed to grow the game of Futsal around the World and provide amazing opportunities to everyone that loves the game. For the first time since 2014, when we held the first edition we will have the Women's category. Providing a high level competition for some of the best female futsal players in the globe.
From Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Botafogo is one of the biggest and most important clubs in Brazil. Its soccer professional team plays in Brazil first division and is the club that provided the most players to the Brazil National Team in the World Cup history. Some of the World class legends have played in Botafogo, such as Garrincha, Didi, Nilton Santos, Zagallo, Bebeto, Seedorf and many others.
“We had a tremendous experience the first time we attended,”
“It is organized really well. We meet people from different parts of the country and the world. It’s great to connect with the futsal family.”