Name of game: Matar


Other names:  Balón prisionero (spanish)


Number of players: unlimited


Play Area: One ball or more






Players are divided into two equal teams. The playing area is a large rectangle divided in half. Each team is placed in a half. One of each team is on the ground while the players are alone outside the rectangle behind the other team, that is, there is a player from another team behind the team. The teams who have made out the first ball, usually only one. They try to touch the other team (usually it does not touch the head). When one is touched is out of the ground and joins what was alone. Those who are outside can also try to touch others, but should be back on the side of the rectangle. If someone touches one of these players who would remain within their field.