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Photo Gallery: California Footvolley Tournament

Thiago Lusardi gets his head in the game while competing alongside Joao Barreto in the California Footvolley Tournament over the weekend in Huntington Beach. The sport, created in Brazil, combines beach volleyball and soccer. (DREW A. KELLEY)
Victor Martins slides on the sand while trying to get to the ball during the California Footvolley Tournament on Saturday next to the Huntington Beach Pier. (DREW A. KELLEY)
Footvolley players can use only their feet, legs, head or chest to play the ball. The sport is popular among professional soccer players who use it to improve their skills, technique, speed and fitness. (DREW A. KELLEY)
Competitors in the California Footvolley Tournament came to Huntington Beach from around the world, including Brazil and Northern California. (DREW A. KELLEY)
Thiago Lusardi plays Saturday during the two-day California Footvolley Tournament in Huntington Beach. (DREW A. KELLEY)
Akad Kadzer goes hands-free in playing the ball at the California Footvolley Tournament on Saturday at the Huntington Beach Pier. (DREW A. KELLEY)
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