FIFA Futsal World Cup

FIFA Futsal World Cup
Founded 1989 (1989)
Region International (FIFA)
Number of teams 24
Current champions  Argentina
(1st title)
Most successful team(s)  Brazil
(5 titles)
Website World Cup
2020 FIFA Futsal World Cup

The FIFA Futsal World Cup is the international championship for futsal, the indoor version of association football organized by FIFA.

The world championship tournament is held every four years, on the even year between two football World Cups. The first event was held in 1989, the year FIFA became the world governing body of futsal. It was held in the Netherlands to commemorate the popularity of the game there. Up until the 2016 World Cup, only two countries have taken the Futsal World Cup: Brazil winning five, and Spain winning two.Brazil is the only team that has never been eliminated in group stage. In 2008 Brazil became the first host country to win the Championship beating Spain in a penalty shootout. Brazil also won the 2012 competition, defeating Spain. In 2016, Argentina has become the third country that take the Futsal World Cup

All events prior to the 2008 World Cup has been 16-team events. The first event featured 6 from Europe, 3 from South America, 2 from Africa, 2 from Asia, 2 from North and Central America, and 1 from Oceania.

The 2012 event included 24 teams, making it the largest group. This edition featured a six group round-robin tournament, with four teams in each group. The top two teams in each group, together with the 4 highest-ranked third-place finishers, advanced to a sixteen team knockout final series.

Results

# Year Host Champions Score Runners-up Third place Score Fourth place Number of teams
1 1989
Details
 Netherlands
Brazil
2–1
Netherlands

United States
3–2 (a.e.t.)
Belgium
16
2 1992
Details
 Hong Kong
Brazil
4–1
United States

Spain
9–6
Iran
16
3 1996
Details
 Spain
Brazil
6–4
Spain

Russia
3–2
Ukraine
16
4 2000
Details
 Guatemala
Spain
4–3
Brazil

Portugal
4–2
Russia
16
5 2004
Details
 Chinese Taipei
Spain
2–1
Italy

Brazil
7–4
Argentina
16
6 2008
Details
 Brazil
Brazil
2–2 (a.e.t.)
4–3 (pen)

Spain

Italy
2–1
Russia
20
7 2012
Details
 Thailand
Brazil
3–2 (a.e.t.)
Spain

Italy
3–0
Colombia
24
8 2016
Details
 Colombia
Argentina
5–4
Russia

Iran
2–2
4–3 (pen)

Portugal
24
9 2020
Details
TBD TBD 24

Teams reaching the top four

Team Titles Runners-up Third place Fourth place Total (Top 4)
 Brazil 5 (1989, 1992, 1996, 2008*, 2012) 1 (2000) 1 (2004) 7
 Spain 2 (2000, 2004) 3 (1996*, 2008, 2012) 1 (1992) 6
 Argentina 1 (2016) 1 (2004) 2
 Italy 1 (2004) 2 (2008, 2012) 3
 Russia 1 (2016) 1 (1996) 2 (2000, 2008) 4
 United States 1 (1992) 1 (1989) 2
 Netherlands 1 (1989)* 1
 Iran 1 (2016) 1 (1992) 2
 Portugal 1 (2000) 1 (2016) 2
 Belgium 1 (1989) 1
 Colombia 1 (2012) 1
 Ukraine 1 (1996) 1

(*) Host

Medal summary

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Brazil5117
2 Spain2316
3 Argentina1001
4 Italy0123
5 Russia0112
 United States0112
7 Netherlands0101
8 Iran0011
 Portugal0011
Total88824

Results by confederation

Total times teams played by confederation
AFC CAF CONCACAF CONMEBOL OFC UEFA Total
Teams29142227848148
Top 16*8352204280
Top 81101202236
Top 42021001832
Top 200170917
1st0006028
2nd0011068
3rd1011058
4th1002058


Participating nations

All-time table

Pos Team Editions Pts Pld W D L GF GA Dif
1  Brazil 815960516340093+307
2  Spain 8137564457241109+132
3  Italy 784432731315396+57
4  Argentina 8814825617136116+20
5  Russia 6734023413220108+112
6  Portugal 55530174910064+36
7  Iran 7543516613118116+2
8  Ukraine 547301451110581+24
9  Netherlands 44126125976760
10  United States 54029124138986+3
11  Paraguay 63528105139388+5
12  Belgium 3322010285651+5
13  Egypt 627251001590101-11
14  Czech Republic 316145182942-23
15  Colombia 215114342725+2
16  Thailand 5151850134586-41
17  Uruguay 313134183039-9
18  Australia 71321411634118-84
19  Guatemala 412104063264-32
20  Japan 411143293463-29
21  Costa Rica 41093193264-32
22  Croatia 1963031815+3
23  Hungary 1862222317+6
24  Azerbaijan 1752122518+7
25  Serbia 174211137+6
26  Poland 1662041522-7
27  Kazakhstan 2672052331-8
28  Panama 2672052045-25
29  Denmark 1431111210+2
30  Canada 133102770
31  Hong Kong 133102770
32  Kuwait 133102813-5
33  Vietnam 134103518-13
34  Cuba 531310122491-67
35  Solomon Islands 331010918120-102
36  Uzbekistan 113012511-6
37  Libya 2170161036-26
38  Nigeria 103003715-8
39  Mexico 103003413-9
40  Zimbabwe 103003314-11
41  Algeria 103003517-12
42  Mozambique 103003722-15
43  Morocco 2060061129-18
44  Malaysia 103003424-20
45  Saudi Arabia 103003427-23
46  Chinese Taipei 103003229-27
47  China 301000101566-51

Goal-scoring leaders

All-time

Rank Name Country Goals Matches Tournaments Goals per match
1 Falcão  Brazil 48 33 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016 1.60
2 Manoel Tobías  Brazil 43 32 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004 1.34
3 Konstantin Eremenko  Russia 28 18 1992, 1996, 2000 1.55
4 Schumacher  Brazil 25 25 2000, 2004, 2008 1.00
5 Ricardinho  Portugal 20 14 2008, 2012, 2016 1.43
6 Eder Lima  Russia 19 12 2012, 2016 1.58
7 Pula  Russia 18 14 2008, 2012 1.29
8 Saeid Rajabi  Iran 17 8 1992 2.00
9 Índio  Brazil 15 16 2000, 2004 0.93
10 Daniel  Spain 14 15 2000, 2008 0.93

Individual tournament

Year Player Goals
1989  László Zsadányi (HUN) 7
1992  Saeid Rajabi (IRN) 17
1996  Manoel Tobías (BRA) 14
2000  Manoel Tobías (BRA) 19
2004  Falcão (BRA) 13
2008  Pula (RUS) 16
2012  Eder Lima (RUS) 9
2016  Ricardinho (POR) 12

Awards

Golden Ball

The adidas Golden Ball award is awarded to the player who plays the most outstanding football during the tournament. It is selected by the media poll.

World Cup Golden Ball Silver Ball Bronze Ball
2008 Brazil Falcão Schumacher Tiago
2012 Thailand Neto Kike Ricardinho
2016 Colombia Fernando Wilhelm Eder Lima Ahmad Esmaeilpour

Golden Shoe

The adidas Golden Shoe is awarded to the topscorer of the tournament. If more than one players are equal by same goals, the players will be selected based by the most assists during the tournament.

World Cup Golden Shoe Goals Silver Shoe Goals Bronze Shoe Goals
2008 Brazil Pula 16 Falcão 15 Lenísio 11
2012 Thailand Eder Lima 9 Rodolfo Fortino 8 Fernandinho 7
2016 Colombia Ricardinho 12 Eder Lima 10 Falcão 10

Golden Glove

The Golden Glove Award is awarded to the best goalkeeper of the tournament.

World Cup Golden Glove
2008 Brazil Tiago
2012 Thailand Stefano Mammarella
2016 Colombia Nicolás Sarmiento

Goal of the Tournament

Goal of the Tournament is awarded to the best goal of the tournament.

Tournament Goal of the Tournament
2008 Brazil José Rafael Gonzalez
2012 Thailand Suphawut Thueanklang
2016 Colombia Suphawut Thueanklang

FIFA Fair Play Award

FIFA Fair Play Award is given to the team who has the best fair play record during the tournament with the criteria set by FIFA Fair Play Committee.

Tournament FIFA Fair Play Award
2008 Brazil  Spain
2012 Thailand  Argentina
2016 Colombia  Vietnam

See also

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