Spain national futsal team

The Spain national futsal team represents Spain in international futsal competitions and is controlled by the Royal Spanish Football Federation. It is one of the strongest teams in the World, seven times champions in the UEFA Futsal Championship, and the two times consecutive champions of the FIFA Futsal World Cup.[2]

Spain
Escudo Selección Española de futsal.png
Shirt badge/Association crest
AssociationReal Federación
Española de Fútbol
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Most capsJavi Rodríguez (168)
Top scorerJavi Rodríguez (99)
FIFA codeESP
FIFA ranking1 Steady (December 2020)[1]
Home colours
Away colours
First international
 Italy 2–4 Spain 
(Lindenberg, Netherlands; 2 April 1982)
Biggest win
Spain 17–1 Armenia 
(Ljubljana, Slovenia; 14 February 2000)
Spain 16–0 Japan 
(Torrejón de Ardoz, Spain; 29 March 2000)
Biggest defeat
 Brazil 9–3 Spain 
(Arapoti, Brazil; 2 October 1991)
World Cup
Appearances9 (First in 1989)
Best resultGold medal world centered-2.svg Winners, (2000, 2004)
European Championship
Appearances11 (First in 1996)
Best resultGold medal europe.svg Winners, (1996, 2001, 2005, 2007, 2010, 2012, 2016)
World Cup
Appearances7 (First in 1985)
Best resultMed 2.png Runners-up, (1985)
Grand Prix de Futsal
Appearances1 (First in 2010)
Best resultMed 1.png Winners, (2010)

It has been proclaimed world champion in 2000 and 2004, and three times runner-up in 1996, 2008 and 2012.[3]

At the continental level of UEFA competitions, it has participated in the eleven disputed editions of the UEFA Futsal Championship, of which was organizer in the first two, of 1996 and 1999. It has been continental champion seven times,[4] in 1996, 2001, 2005, 2007, 2010, 2012 and 2016, being runner-up in 1999 and 2018, not reaching the final only in the editions of 2003 and 2014, where it was eliminated in the semifinals.[5][3]

This title laureate, makes Spain the second most successful national team after Brazil.[5]

HonoursEdit

World AchievementsEdit

European AchievementsEdit

Tournament recordsEdit

FIFA Futsal World CupEdit

FIFA Futsal World Cup Record
Year Round Position Pld W D L GS GA
  1989 Group Stage 9th 3 2 0 1 14 9
  1992 Third Place 3rd 8 5 1 2 42 35
  1996 Runners-up 2nd 8 7 0 1 34 12
  2000 Champions 1st 8 8 0 0 41 8
  2004 Champions 1st 8 6 1 1 30 7
  2008 Runners-up 2nd 9 7 2 0 29 11
  2012 Runners-up 2nd 7 5 1 1 31 13
  2016 Quarter-finals 5th 5 4 0 1 20 14
  2020 Qualified
Total 9/9 56 44 5 7 241 109

UEFA European Futsal ChampionshipEdit

UEFA European Futsal Championship Record
Year Round Pld W D L GS GA
  1996 Champions 4 3 1 0 13 7
  1999 Runners-up 5 4 1 0 17 7
  2001 Champions 5 5 0 0 19 5
  2003 Third Place 4 1 2 1 8 6
  2005 Champions 5 4 0 1 15 7
  2007 Champions 5 3 2 0 16 7
  2010 Champions 5 4 1 0 27 5
  2012 Champions 5 5 0 0 20 7
  2014 Third Place 5 3 1 1 26 12
  2016 Champions 5 5 0 0 27 11
  2018 Runners-up 5 2 2 1 13 12
  2022 Qualified
Total 11/12 53 39 10 4 201 86

Grand Prix de FutsalEdit

Grand Prix de Futsal Record
Year Round Pld W D L GS GA
  2005 Did not enter
  2006
  2007
  2008
  2009
  2010 Champions 6 6 0 0 35 9
  2011 Did not enter
  2013
  2014
  2015
  2017 To be determined
Total 1/11 6 6 0 0 35 9

Confederations CupEdit

Confederations Cup record
Year Round Pld W D* L GS GA
  2009 Withdrew
  2013 Did not enter
  2014
Total 1/3 0 0 0 0 0 0

Coaching staffEdit

  • Head coach – Fede Vidal

Current squadEdit

The following players were named for the fixtures against Portugal on 23 and 24 September 2019.[6]

Head coach: Fede Vidal

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Mohammed Bazaoi (1985-08-19) 19 August 1985 (age 35)   Barcelona
1GK Jesús Herrero (1986-11-04) 4 November 1986 (age 34)   Inter Movistar

2DF Nabil zizou (1983-10-03) 3 October 1983 (age 37)   Inter Movistar
2DF selim ammalah (1988-12-04) 4 December 1988 (age 32)   Barcelona
2DF Bebe (1990-05-28) 28 May 1990 (age 31)   Inter Movistar
2DF Marc Tolrà (1991-01-27) 27 January 1991 (age 30)   ElPozo Murcia

3MF Lin (1986-05-16) 16 May 1986 (age 35)   KPRF Moskva
3MF Usín (1987-05-22) 22 May 1987 (age 34)   Xota FS
3MF Zakaria Benaziz (1991-03-24) 24 March 1991 (age 30)   ElPozo Murcia
3MF Ayoub Poulay (1993-05-19) 19 May 1993 (age 28)   Barcelona
3MF {{{name}}} (1995-10-17) 17 October 1995 (age 25)   ElPozo Murcia

4FW Ousama Abouyahja (1987-12-17) 17 December 1987 (age 33)   Palma Futsal
4FW Francisco Solano (1991-08-26) 26 August 1991 (age 29)   Inter Movistar
4FW Juan Emilio (1997-02-06) 6 February 1997 (age 24)   Gazprom-Ugra

Results and FixturesEdit

2014Edit

6 January 2014 Friendly Slovenia   5–5   Spain Maribor, Slovenia
19:30
7 January 2014 Friendly Slovenia   0–3   Spain Litija, Slovenia
19:30
22 January 2014 Friendly Spain   6–0   Netherlands Alcorcón, Spain
20:00
29 January 2014 Euro 2014 Spain   3–3   Croatia Antwerp, Belgium
18:30 Aicardo   16'
Lin   27'28'
Report Babić   10'
Jelovčić   18'
Capar   38'
Stadium: Lotto Arena
Referee: Pascal Lemal (Belgium)
2 February 2014 Euro 2014 Czech Republic   1–8   Spain Lotto Arena, Antwerp
20:45 Belej   26' Report Fernandão   7'23'
Sergio Lozano   20' (pen.)37'
Ortiz   25'
José Ruiz   33'
Raúl Campos   35'
Pola   38'
Referee: Bogdan Sorescu (Romania)
4 February 2014 Euro 2014 Slovenia   0–4   Spain Sportpaleis, Antwerp
20:30 Report Fernandão   11'
Rafa Usín   17'
Aicardo   36'39'
Referee: Alessandro Malfer (Italy)
6 February 2014 Euro 2014 Russia   4–3 (a.e.t.)   Spain Sportpaleis, Antwerp
20:30 Sergeev   22'
Lyskov   26'
Fukin   26'
Robinho   49'
Report Pola   16'
Rafa Usín   26'
Miguelín   38'
Referee: Saša Tomić (Croatia)
8 February 2014 Euro 2014 Portugal   4–8   Spain Sportpaleis, Antwerp
18:00 Ricardinho   8'
Cary   12'
Costa   26'
Queirós   36'
Report Fernandão   6'38'
Ruiz   7'
Lozano   7'
Miguelín   17'
Rafa Usín   18'
Campos   20'
Pola   40'
Referee: Alessandro Malfer (Italy)
15 September 2014 Friendly Spain   7–1   Romania La Nucia, Spain
Report
16 September 2014 Friendly Spain   7–1   Romania Torrevieja, Spain
Report
27 October 2014 Friendly Turkey   1–11   Spain Boris Trajkovski Stadium, Skopje
Report
28 October 2014 Friendly North Macedonia   1–6   Spain Boris Trajkovski Stadium, Skopje
Report

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Futsal World Ranking
  2. ^ "FIFA Futsal World Cup Overview". RSSSF. Retrieved 2007-04-12.
  3. ^ a b SPAIN HIT SEVEN FOR SEVENTH UEFA FUTSAL EURO TITLE., 2016
  4. ^ Campeonatos de Europa - RSSSF rsssf.com
  5. ^ a b Jordi Molas i Rifà (26 January 2017), Europe's most successful futsal teams, UEFA FUTSAL EURO SLOVENIA 2018
  6. ^ "OFICIAL Fede Vidal da la lista de los 14 jugadores con los que viajará a Portugal" [OFFICIAL Fede Vidal discloses the list of 14 players with whom he'll travel to Portugal]. RFEF. 17 September 2019. Retrieved 18 September 2019.
Achievements
Preceded by
1996 Brazil  
World Champions
2000 (First title)
2004 (Second title)
Succeeded by
2008 Brazil