Futsal started in 1930 when Juan Carlos Ceriani, a teacher in Montevideo, Uruguay, created a version of indoor football for recreation in YMCAs. This new sport was originally developed for playing on basketball courts and a rule book was published in September 1933. The rules of Futsal were written be Ceriani, who used the principles of football, basketball, and hand ball for the type of game, number of players as well as game duration, goalkeeper rules and goal size and field sizes respectively to do the same.
The sport has an annual World Cup and The World Intercontinental Futsal Cup took place at the Bangkok Futsal Arena, Thailand from 26th August - 1st September 2019. The renowned Indian Football players are Sunil chhetri and Bhaichung Bhutia.