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 Gilberto Costa
Captain Bruno Xavier
Top scorer Neném (336 goals)
FIFA code BRA
BSWW ranking 3


First colours


Second colours
First international
Brazil 4–2 United States 
(April 1994)
Biggest win
Brazil 23–3 Mexico 
(March 2005)
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. 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. They are, alongside Portugal, the only team to have won the world title before and after FIFA assumed the government of beach soccer worldwide.

Achievements[edit]

Beach Soccer World Cup[edit]

Beach Soccer World Championships
Year Round Pos Pld W W
aet/pso
L GF GA GD
Brazil 1995 Final Champions 5 5 0 0 52 11 +41
Brazil 1996 Final Champions 5 5 0 0 39 9 +30
Brazil 1997 Final Champions 5 5 0 0 46 13 +33
Brazil 1998 Final Champions 5 5 0 0 52 9 +43
Brazil 1999 Final Champions 5 5 0 0 42 18 +24
Brazil 2000 Final Champions 5 5 0 0 42 16 +26
Brazil 2001 Third place match 4th place 5 3 0 2 38 16 +22
Brazil 2002 Final Champions 5 5 0 0 31 13 +18
Brazil 2003 Final Champions 5 5 0 0 41 10 +31
Brazil 2004 Final Champions 5 5 0 0 42 10 +32
Total 10/10 9 Titles 50 48 0 2 425 125 +300
FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup
Year Round Pos Pld W W
aet/pso
L GF GA GD
Brazil 2005 Third place match Third place 5 4 0 1 39 14 +25
Brazil 2006 Final Champions 6 6 0 0 52 16 +36
Brazil 2007 Final Champions 6 5 1 0 43 19 +24
France 2008 Final Champions 6 6 0 0 34 15 +19
United Arab Emirates 2009 Final Champions 6 6 0 0 47 19 +28
Italy 2011 Final Runners up 6 4 1 1 32 28 +4
French Polynesia 2013 Third place match Third place 6 4 1 1 25 14 +11
Portugal 2015 Quarter-finals 5th place 4 3 0 1 16 11 +5
The Bahamas 2017 Final Champions 6 6 0 0 38 15 +23
Total 9/9 5 titles 51 44 3 4 326 151 +175

Mundialito de Futebol de Praia[edit]

Winners (13): 1994, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2016

Copa Latina[edit]

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

CONCACAF and CONMEBOL Beach Soccer Championship[edit]

Winner (1): 2005

CONMEBOL Beach Soccer Championship[edit]

Winners (6): 2006, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2015, 2017

Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup[edit]

Winner (2): 2014, 2016

Current squad[edit]

Current as of May 2017.[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 DDI
3 DF Filipe
4 DF Catarino
5 DF Daniel Zidane
6 FW Lucão
No. Position Player
7 FW Bokinha
8 DF Bruno Xavier
9 FW Rodrigo
10 FW Datinha
11 FW Mauricinho
12 GK Rafael Padilha

Coach: Gilberto Costa

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]

  1. ^ "Brasil acaba com jejum de oito anos, goleia Taiti e é pentacampeão mundial". globoesporte.com (in Portuguese). 2017-05-07. Retrieved 2017-05-09. 
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 26 September 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-03. 

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)

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