Variants and Casual PlaySee also: Variants of association football and Street football
Variants of football have been codified for reduced-sized teams (i.e. Five-a-side football) play in non-field environments (i.e. Beach soccer, Indoor soccer, and Futsal) and for teams with disabilities (i.e. Paralympic association football).
One of the attractions of association football is that a casual game can be played with only minimal equipment – a basic game can be played on almost any open area of reasonable size with just a ball and items to mark the positions of two sets of goalposts. Such games can often have team sizes that vary considerably from 11-a-side, use a limited and/or modified subset of the official rules, and are likely to be self-officiated by the players.
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Famous quotes containing the words variants, casual and/or play:
“Nationalist pride, like other variants of pride, can be a substitute for self-respect.”
—Eric Hoffer (19021983)
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