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Spanish to English translations [PRO] Sports / Fitness / Recreation / deportes
Spanish term or phrase:futbolito
Juego de futbol (soccer) que se practica en canchas de dimensiones menores y con balones más pequeños. A veces, se juega también en salones (indoor). El número de jugadores también varía del tradicional.
Explanation: "futbolito/futbito" is a catch-all term and this could be several things:
If it's a game among friends I'd call it "a kickabout"
If it's a game played in a training session outdoors: training match/practice match
If it's an indoor match with five players on each side and specific rules: futsal
You can also say "five-a-side", "six-a-side" etc for games played indoors or outdoors with a reduced number of players.
Given your description it could be "futsal". This is an indoor game played on a smaller pitch and with a smaller ball.
Here's an explanation that might help you: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Futsal
James Calder United Kingdom Local time: 16:26 Specializes in field Native speaker of: English PRO pts in category: 264