Footvolley

Footvolley


Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (BR)
Footvolley was created in Brazil, by Octavio de Moraes, in 1965 be able to touch the ball without violating the formal soccer ban at the time. Players would bring a soccer ball; but opt for the volleyball courts when the police would come ask for their ball. The game of footvolley - first call 'pevoley' literally meaning "footvolley" was discarded for "futevolei". Footvolley may have started in Rio de Janeiro; but cities like Recife, Salvador, Santos, and Florianopolis have players who have been playing footvolley since the 1970s. Brasilia (The capital of Brazil) and Goiania have also contributed to the history of Footvolley.
Footvolley was created in Brazil, by Octavio de Moraes, in 1965 be able to touch the ball without violating the formal soccer ban at the time. Players would bring a soccer ball; but opt for the volleyball courts when the police would come ask for their ball. The game of footvolley - first call 'pevoley' literally meaning "footvolley" was discarded for "futevolei". Footvolley may have started in Rio de Janeiro; but cities like Recife, Salvador, Santos, and Florianopolis have players who have been playing footvolley since the 1970s. Brasilia (The capital of Brazil) and Goiania have also contributed to the history of Footvolley.
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