Children playing futsal at the Cafu Foundation in Sao Paulo in 2013. Photo: AFP
Jonathan White
Opinion

Opinion

Jonathan White

Searching for the Chinese Lionel Messi? Xi Jinping might want to follow the futsal model

Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar credit the indoor five-a-side game with developing their skills – China should embrace it if they want to reach their ambitious football aims

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Children playing futsal at the Cafu Foundation in Sao Paulo in 2013. Photo: AFP
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