These days, if you’re sitting on a South Florida beach and someone shouts, “Shark attack!” it’s probably got nothing to do with Jaws. Instead, it’s all about feet.
Namely, a sport called footvolley.
Footvolley is a blend of soccer and beach volleyball that was invented a half century ago in Brazil — a country obsessed with both soccer and the beach. It’s now catching on in the U.S. — especially in South Florida communities like Deerfield Beach, where a Pro Footvolley Tour international tournament was held last month.
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The next Pro Footvolley Tour event in South Florida is the Pompano Beach Invitational, Jan. 15-17.