Last night word began to get around that there would be a big announcement today involving Futsal in the US. So today’s announcement of the Professional Futsal League (PFL) comes as only a mild surprise. What does come as a surprise is the significant Dallas connections that the league has.
Donnie Nelson, President of basketball operations and general manager of the Dallas Mavericks, is the lead investor in the new PFL. “Futsal is one of the fastest growing sports on the planet,” Nelson said. “Born on an international basketball court it is a natural fit for me. Its high octane, action-packed nature makes it popular with young fans, sponsors and prospective owners. It is not only endorsed by the greatest players in the world but by FIFA itself. I couldn’t be more excited about being a part of the PFL.”
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