Brazil national beach soccer team

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Brazil
Nickname(s) Reis da Praia and Canarinha
Association Brazilian Football Confederation
Confederation CONMEBOL (South America)
Head coach Junior Negão
Captain Bueno
Top scorer Neném (336 goals)
FIFA code BRA


First colours


Second colours
First international
Brazil 4–2 United States 
(April 1994)
Biggest win
Brazil 22–1 Mexico 
(March 2006)
Biggest defeat
Brazil 8–12 Russia 
(in Ravenna; September 2011)

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. Having won 13 out of 17 editions of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup, it is by far the most successful beach soccer national team in the world, Portugal, Russia and Spain are the only squads to have eliminated Brazil out of the World Cup. Brazil are ranked 1st in the FIFA World Rankings.

Current squad[edit]

Current as of September 2013.[1]

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

No. Position Player
1 GK Mão
2 DF Fernando
3 FW Bueno
4 DF Eudin
5 MF Daniel
6 FW Bruno
No. Position Player
7 FW Bokinha
8 DF Bruno Xavier
9 FW André
10 MF Jorginho
11 DF Datinha
12 GK Leandro

Coach: Junior Negão

Achievements[edit]

FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup
Winners (13): 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
Runner-up (1): 2011
Mundialito de Futebol de Praia
Winners (12): 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011
CONCACAF and CONMEBOL Beach Soccer Championship
Winner (1): 2005
CONMEBOL Beach Soccer Championship
Winners (4): 2006, 2008, 2009, 2011

Beach Soccer World Cup record[edit]

Year Round Pos Pld W W
aet/pso
L GF GA GD
Brazil 2005 Third place 3 5 4 0 1 39 14 +25
Brazil 2006 Champions 1 6 6 0 0 52 16 +36
Brazil 2007 Champions 1 6 5 1 0 43 19 +24
France 2008 Champions 1 6 6 0 0 34 15 +19
United Arab Emirates 2009 Champions 1 6 6 0 0 47 19 +28
Italy 2011 Second place 2 6 4 1 1 32 28 +4
TAH 2013 Third place 3 6
Total 6/6 - 35 31 2 2 247 111 +136

Players[edit]

Most goals[edit]

As of 30 December 2012.[2]
Players in bold are still active.
No Name Goals
1 Neném 336
2 Júnior Negão 318
3 Jorginho 300
4 Benjamin 297
5 André 236
6 Buru 210
7 Bruno Malias 210
8 Júnior 202
9 Juninho 153
10 Sidney 128
11 Magal 123
12 Cláudio Adão 97
13 Daniel Nogueira 91
14 Betinho 78
15 Bueno 49

References[edit]

MPC Rio Comunicação & Marketing (Public Relations of CBBS); CBBS (Confederação Brasileira de Beach Soccer); BSWW (Beach Soccer World Wide); and FIFA (Federation International of Football Association)

External links[edit]