Brazil national beach soccer team

The Brazil national beach soccer team represents Brazil in international beach soccer competitions and is controlled by the CBF, the governing body for football in Brazil. Portugal, Russia, Spain and Senegal are the only squads to have eliminated Brazil out of the World Cup. Brazil are ranked 1st in the BSWW World Rankings. They are, alongside Portugal, the only team to have won the world title before and after FIFA assumed the government of beach soccer worldwide.

Brazil
Nickname(s)Reis da Praia (Kings of the Beach)
Canarinha (Little Canary)
AssociationBrazilian Football Confederation
ConfederationCONMEBOL (South America)
Head coachGilberto Costa
CaptainBruno Xavier
Top scorerNeném (336 goals)
FIFA codeBRA
BSWW ranking3 (7 September 2021)[1]
First colours
Second colours
First international
 Brazil 10–3 United States 
(2 July 1993, Miami, United States)
Biggest win
 Brazil 23–3 Mexico 
(3 March 2005, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Biggest defeat
 Brazil 4–9 Nigeria 
(18 December 2011, Lagos, Nigeria)

Results and fixturesEdit

The following is a list of match results in the last 12 months, as well as any future matches that have been scheduled.

Legend

  Win   Draw   Lose   Fixture

2021Edit

20 August 2021 (2021-08-20) FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup GS Group C Switzerland    5–5 (a.e.t.)
(4–3 p)
  Brazil Moscow, Russia
20:30 UTC+3
  • Borer   6', 26'
  • Stankovic   15', 36'
  • Ott   34'
Report (FIFA)
  • Edson Hulk   6'
  • Lucão   8'
  • Zé Lucas   24', 25', 27'
Stadium: Luzhniki Beach Soccer Stadium
Attendance: 2,500
Referee: Said Hachim (Madagascar)
Penalties
  •   Lucão
  •   Zé Lucas
  •   Antonio
  •   Edson Hulk
  •   Rodrigo
22 August 2021 (2021-08-22) FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup GS Group C Brazil   4–2   El Salvador Moscow, Russia
19:00 UTC+3
Report (FIFA)
Stadium: Luzhniki Beach Soccer Stadium
Attendance: 2,500
Referee: Sofien Benchabane (France)
24 August 2021 (2021-08-24) FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup GS Group C Brazil   5–0   Belarus Moscow, Russia
20:30 UTC+3
Report (FIFA) Stadium: Luzhniki Beach Soccer Stadium
Attendance: 2,500
Referee: Juan Angeles (Dominican Republic)
26 August 2021 (2021-08-26) FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Quarter-finals Senegal   5–4 (a.e.t.)   Brazil Moscow, Russia
15:00 UTC+3
  • Mam. Diagne   9'
  • Man. Diagne   25', 39'
  • Mendy   34', 38'
Report (FIFA)
  • Rodrigo   3', 39'
  • Catarino   21'
  • Zé Lucas   23'
Stadium: Luzhniki Beach Soccer Stadium
Attendance: 1,628
Referee: Gionni Matticoli (Italy)

PlayersEdit

Current squadEdit

The following players and staff members were called up for the 2021 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup.[2]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   BRA Mão
2 FW   BRA Alisson
3 DF   BRA Antonio
4 DF   BRA Catarino
5 DF   BRA Filipe
6 FW   BRA Lucão
7 FW   BRA Edson Hulk
No. Pos. Nation Player
8 DF   BRA Luis Enrique
9 FW   BRA Rodrigo
10 DF   BRA Datinha
11 FW   BRA Mauricinho
12 GK   BRA Rafa Padilha
13 FW   BRA Zé Lucas
14 GK   BRA Tiago Bobo
Head coach: Gilberto Costa
Goalkeeping coach: Julio Cesar Franco

Player recordsEdit

Top goalscorersEdit

As of 26 August 2021[3]
*Players in bold are still active with Brazil.
Rank Player Goals
1 Neném 336
2 Júnior Negão 318
3 Jorginho 316
4 Benjamin 308
5 André 278
6 Buru 224
7 Bruno Malias 214
8 Júnior 202
Bruno Xavier 202
10 Juninho 153
Sidney 153
12 Rodrigo 146
13 Mauricinho 134
14 Daniel Zidane 127
15 Magal 123

Competitive recordEdit

Beach Soccer World Championships (no FIFA)Edit

World Championships record
Year Round Pos Pld W W+ L GF GA GD
  1995 Champions 1st 5 5 0 0 52 11 +41
  1996 Champions 1st 5 5 0 0 39 9 +30
  1997 Champions 1st 5 5 0 0 46 13 +33
  1998 Champions 1st 5 5 0 0 52 9 +43
  1999 Champions 1st 5 5 0 0 42 18 +24
  2000 Champions 1st 5 5 0 0 42 16 +26
  2001 Fourth place 4th 5 3 0 2 38 16 +22
  2002 Champions 1st 5 5 0 0 31 13 +18
  2003 Champions 1st 5 5 0 0 41 10 +31
  2004 Champions 1st 5 5 0 0 42 10 +32
Total 9 titles 10/10 50 48 0 2 425 125 +300

FIFA Beach Soccer World CupEdit

FIFA World Cup record Qualification (CONMEBOL) record[a]
Year Round Pos Pld W W+ L GF GA GD Round Pos Pld W W+ L GF GA GD
  2005 Third place 3rd 5 4 0 1 39 14 +25 Automatically qualified as hosts
  2006 Champions 1st 6 6 0 0 52 16 +36 Champions 1st 7 0 0 0 71 15 +56
  2007 Champions 1st 6 5 1 0 43 19 +24 Automatically qualified as hosts
  2008 Champions 1st 6 6 0 0 34 15 +19 Champions 1st 4 4 0 0 28 11 +17
  2009 Champions 1st 6 6 0 0 47 19 +28 Champions 1st 5 5 0 0 39 6 +33
  2011 Runners-up 2nd 6 4 1 1 32 28 +4 Champions 1st 5 5 0 0 39 6 +33
  2013 Third place 3rd 6 4 1 1 25 14 +11 Third place 3rd 5 4 0 1 61 23 +38
  2015 Quarterfinals 5th 4 3 0 1 16 11 +5 Champions 1st 6 5 0 1 48 18 +30
  2017 Champions 1st 6 6 0 0 38 15 +23 Champions 1st 6 6 0 0 51 14 +37
  2019 Quarterfinals 5th 4 3 0 1 32 15 +17 Champions 1st 6 6 0 0 59 13 +46
  2021 Quarterfinals 5th 4 2 0 2 18 12 +6 Champions 1st 6 6 0 0 35 13 +22
Total 5 titles 11/11 59 49 3 7 376 178 +198 8 titles 9/11 50 41 0 2 431 119 +312
  1. ^ In 2005 and 2007 merged qualification tournament with CONCACAF

HonoursEdit

 
The Brazil team at the medals ceremony of the 2019 South American Beach Games.

Mundialito de Futebol de PraiaEdit

Winners (14): 1994, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2016, 2017

South American Beach Soccer LeagueEdit

Winners (2): 2017, 2018

Copa LatinaEdit

Winners (9): 1998, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2009

CONCACAF and CONMEBOL Beach Soccer ChampionshipEdit

Winner (1): 2005

CONMEBOL Beach Soccer ChampionshipEdit

Winners (8): 2006, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2021

Beach Soccer Intercontinental CupEdit

Winner (3): 2014, 2016, 2017

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rankings".
  2. ^ FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Russia 2021™ – Squad List
  3. ^ "Artilheiros". Retrieved 19 August 2021.

External linksEdit