Spain national beach soccer team

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Spain
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Royal Spanish Football Federation
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Joaquín Alonso
Captain Nicolás Alvarado Caporale
FIFA code ESP


First colours


Second colours
First international
Spain 4–3 Italy 
(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; 18 January 1998)

The Spain national beach soccer team represents Spain in international beach soccer competitions and is controlled by the RFEF, the governing body for football in Spain.

Current squad[edit]

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 Francisco Donaire
2 DF Francisco Jose Cintas
3 DF Antonio Mayor
4 DF Francisco Mejias
5 DF Juanma (Juan Manuel Lima)
6 FW Nico (Nicolas Alvarado)
No. Position Player
7 MF Kuman (Miguel Angel Santiso)
8 FW Daniel Pajón
9 FW Raul Merida
10 FW Llorenç Gomez
11 MF Sidi (Abderrahim El-Gaddi)
12 GK Cristian Méndez

Coach: Joaquín Alonso

Competitive record[edit]

FIFA Beach World Cup[edit]

FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup record
Year Round Position MP W D* L GF GA
Beach Soccer Tournament
Brazil 1995 Did Not Enter
Brazil 1996
Brazil 1997
Brazil 1998 Group Stage 6th 4 2 0 2 17 22
Brazil 1999 Quarter-Finals 5th 2 1 0 1 9 12
Brazil 2000 Third Place 3rd 5 3 0 2 22 22
Brazil 2001 Quarter-Finals 6th 3 1 0 2 2 5
Brazil 2002 Group Stage 6th 3 1 0 2 11 10
Brazil 2003 Runners-up 2nd 5 3 0 2 26 25
Brazil 2004 Runners-up 2nd 5 4 0 1 22 13
FIFA Tournament
Brazil 2005 Quarter-Finals 7th 3 1 0 1 9 12
Brazil 2006 Group Stage 10th 3 1 0 2 10 12
Brazil 2007 Quarter-Finals 7th 4 2 0 2 20 16
France 2008 Fourth Place 4th 6 3 1 2 20 14
United Arab Emirates 2009 Quarter-Finals 6th 4 2 0 1 23 17
Italy 2011 Did Not Qualify
French Polynesia 2013 Runners-up 2nd 6 5 0 1 19 15
Total 6/7 6th place 20 9 1 8 82 73

*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Achievements[edit]

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