5-a-side is a small sided concept that has become quite popular in Europe and South America. . All-weather smaller sized fields played on artificial turf ( rubber crumb in-fill not the old astro-turf) with slightly smaller ball make for fun-filled evenings competing with other soccer fanatics. I wanted to create an atmosphere where guys would come and hang out and argue about the World Cup," says Rados. "At first, people didn't get the concept of the place. They kept thinking I was trying to build a stadium. I told them basically I wanted to build a bar with two great fields attached to it.