FIFA Futsal World Cup

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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. It was held in the Netherlands to commemorate the popularity of the game there. The current champion is Argentina, which won its first title at the 2016 tournament in Colombia. The next FIFA Futsal World Cup will take place in 2021 to be held in Lithuania.

FIFA Futsal World Cup
Founded1989; 32 years ago (1989)
RegionInternational (FIFA)
Number of teams24 (finals)
Current champions Argentina (1st title)
Most successful team(s) Brazil (5 titles)
Websitewww.fifa.com/futsalworldcup/
2021 FIFA Futsal World Cup

All events prior to 2008 had been 16-team events. The first event featured 6 teams from Europe, 3 from South America, 2 from Africa, 2 from Asia, 2 from North and Central America, and 1 from Oceania. Since 2012 it includes 24 teams which split to 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.

ResultsEdit

Edition Year Hosts Champions Score Runners-up Third place Score Fourth place No. 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 2021[a]
Details
  Lithuania TBD TBD 24
10 2024
Details
TBD TBD 24
  1. ^ Originally scheduled for 2020. Delayed one year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Teams reaching the top fourEdit

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 summaryEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Brazil5117
2  Spain2316
3  Argentina1001
4  Italy0123
5  Russia0112
  United States0112
7  Netherlands0101
8  Iran0011
  Portugal0011
Totals (9 nations)88824

Results by confederationEdit

Total times teams played by confederation
AFC CAF CONCACAF CONMEBOL OFC UEFA Total
Teams 29 14 22 27 8 48 148
Top 16* 8 3 5 22 0 42 80
Top 8 1 2 0 12 0 22 36
Top 4 2 0 2 10 0 18 32
Top 2 0 0 1 7 0 9 17
1st 0 0 0 6 0 2 8
2nd 0 0 1 1 0 6 8
3rd 1 0 1 1 0 5 8
4th 1 0 0 2 0 5 8


Participating nationsEdit

All-time tableEdit

Rank Team Editions Pld W D L GF GA Dif Pts
1   Brazil 8 60 51 6 3 400 93 +307 159
2   Spain 9 56 44 5 7 241 109 +132 137
3   Italy 7 43 27 3 13 153 96 +57 84
4   Argentina 9 48 25 6 17 136 116 +20 81
5   Russia 7 40 23 4 13 220 108 +112 73
6   Portugal 5 30 17 4 9 100 64 +36 55
7   Iran 7 35 16 6 13 118 116 +2 54
8   Ukraine 5 30 14 5 11 105 81 +24 47
9   Netherlands 4 26 12 5 9 76 76 0 41
10   United States 5 29 12 4 13 89 86 +3 40
11   Paraguay 7 28 10 5 13 93 88 +5 35
12   Belgium 3 20 10 2 8 56 51 +5 32
13   Egypt 7 25 10 0 15 90 101 −11 27
14   Czech Republic 3 14 5 1 8 29 42 −23 16
15   Colombia 2 11 4 3 4 27 25 +2 15
16   Thailand 5 18 5 0 13 45 86 −41 15
17   Uruguay 3 13 4 1 8 30 39 −9 13
18   Australia 7 21 4 1 16 34 118 −84 13
19   Guatemala 4 10 4 0 6 32 64 −32 12
20   Japan 4 14 3 2 9 34 63 −29 11
21   Costa Rica 4 9 3 1 9 32 64 −32 10
22   Croatia 1 6 3 0 3 18 15 +3 9
23   Hungary 1 6 2 2 2 23 17 +6 8
24   Azerbaijan 1 5 2 1 2 25 18 +7 7
25   Serbia 1 4 2 1 1 13 7 +6 7
26   Poland 1 6 2 0 4 15 22 −7 6
27   Kazakhstan 3 7 2 0 5 23 31 −8 6
28   Panama 2 7 2 0 5 20 45 −25 6
29   Denmark 1 3 1 1 1 12 10 +2 4
30   Canada 1 3 1 0 2 7 7 0 3
31   Hong Kong 1 3 1 0 2 7 7 0 3
32   Kuwait 1 3 1 0 2 8 13 −5 3
33   Vietnam 1 4 1 0 3 5 18 −13 3
34   Cuba 5 13 1 0 12 24 91 −67 3
35   Solomon Islands 4 10 1 0 9 18 120 −102 3
36   Uzbekistan 1 3 0 1 2 5 11 −6 1
37   Libya 2 7 0 1 6 10 36 −26 1
38   Nigeria 1 3 0 0 3 7 15 −8 0
39   Mexico 1 3 0 0 3 4 13 −9 0
40   Zimbabwe 1 3 0 0 3 3 14 −11 0
41   Algeria 1 3 0 0 3 5 17 −12 0
42   Mozambique 1 3 0 0 3 7 22 −15 0
43   Morocco 3 6 0 0 6 11 29 −18 0
44   Malaysia 1 3 0 0 3 4 24 −20 0
45   Saudi Arabia 1 3 0 0 3 4 27 −23 0
46   Chinese Taipei 1 3 0 0 3 2 29 −27 0
47   China 3 10 0 0 10 15 66 −51 0
48   Angola 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
49   Lithuania 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
50   Venezuela 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Bold indicates teams who qualified for the 2021 FIFA Futsal World Cup.

Goal-scoring leadersEdit

All-timeEdit

Rank Name Country Goals Matches Tournaments Goals per match
1 Falcão   Brazil 48 33 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016 1.45
2 Manoel Tobías   Brazil 43 32 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004 1.34
3 Konstantin Eremenko   Russia 28 18 1992, 1996, 2000 1.56
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 2.13
9 Índio   Brazil 15 16 2000, 2004 0.94
10 Daniel   Spain 14 15 2000, 2008 0.93

Individual tournamentEdit

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
2021 TBD TBD

AwardsEdit

Golden BallEdit

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
2021 Lithuania TBD TBD TBD

Golden ShoeEdit

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
2021 Lithuania TBD TBD TBD

Golden GloveEdit

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
2021 Lithuania TBD

Goal of the TournamentEdit

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
2021 Lithuania TBD

FIFA Fair Play AwardEdit

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
2021 Lithuania

FIFA Champions BadgeEdit

In 2012, FIFA extended the FIFA Champions Badge to the winners of the competition, where it was first won by Brazil.[1]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FIFA World Champions Badge honours Real Madrid's impeccable year". FIFA. 20 October 2014. Retrieved 21 December 2019. The badge is also worn by the Japanese women’s national team following their triumph at the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2011™, while the most recent edition of the FIFA Futsal World Cup in 2012 saw the Brazilian national team take the title, along with the first FIFA World Champions Badge to be handed over for that particular competition.

External linksEdit