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Futevôlei or Footvolley

A typical Brazilian game that will keep you having fun on the beach


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Since the beaches in Rio are usually crowded, and there isn't enough space to play football—the favorite game of the Brazilians, they've had to be a little creative and find an alternative way to play it. That's how the futevolei was born. It's played on a volleyball court, and the rules are almost the same. With one exception—you're not allowed to touch the ball with your hands. You have to beat the ball with all the other parts of your body depending on y​our skills and creativity. You will be surprised at how talented the locals are. So if you're not in the mood to play you can just watch how the fit and tanned Cariocas masterly deal with the ball. Check out a famous spot—CT Marcinho Futevôlei.

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