Spain national futsal team

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Spain
Escudo Selección Española de futsal.png
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Association Real Federación
Española de Fútbol
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Most caps Javi Rodríguez (168)
Top scorer Javi Rodríguez (99)
FIFA code ESP
FIFA ranking 2 Steady (June 2018) [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
Appearances 8 (First in 1989)
Best result Gold medal world centered-2.svg Winners, (2000, 2004)
European Championship
Appearances 11 (First in 1996)
Best result Gold medal europe.svg Winners, (1996, 2001, 2005, 2007, 2010, 2012, 2016)
World Cup
Appearances 7 (First in 1985)
Best result Med 2.png Runners-up, (1985)
Grand Prix de Futsal
Appearances 1 (First in 2010)
Best result Med 1.png Winners, (2010)

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]

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]

Honours[edit]

World Achievements[edit]

European Achievements[edit]

Tournament records[edit]

FIFA Futsal World Cup[edit]

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

UEFA European Futsal Championship[edit]

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

Grand Prix de Futsal[edit]

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

Confederations Cup[edit]

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

Coaching staff[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following players were named for 2016 FIFA Futsal World Cup.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Paco Sedano (1979-12-02)2 December 1979 (aged 36) Spain Barcelona
2 4FW Carlos Ortíz (1983-10-03)3 October 1983 (aged 32) Spain Inter Movistar
3 4FW José Ruiz (1983-06-06)6 June 1983 (aged 33) Italy Acqua e Sapone
4 4FW Bebe (1990-05-28)28 May 1990 (aged 26) Spain ElPozo Murcia
5 4FW Aicardo (1988-12-04)4 December 1988 (aged 27) Spain Barcelona
6 4FW Fernandão (1980-08-16)16 August 1980 (aged 36) Italy Kaos
7 3MF Pola (1988-06-26)26 June 1988 (aged 28) Spain Inter Movistar
8 3MF Mario Rivillos (1989-12-13)13 December 1989 (aged 26) Spain Inter Movistar
9 3MF Lozano (1988-11-09)9 November 1988 (aged 27) Spain Barcelona
10 4FW Álex (1989-03-12)12 March 1989 (aged 27) Spain ElPozo Murcia
11 3MF Miguelín (1985-05-09)9 May 1985 (aged 31) Spain ElPozo Murcia
12 1GK Juanjo (1985-08-19)19 August 1985 (aged 31) Spain Barcelona
13 1GK Jesús Herrero (1986-11-04)4 November 1986 (aged 29) Spain Inter Movistar
14 4FW Raúl Campos (1987-12-17)17 December 1987 (aged 28) Spain ElPozo Murcia

Results and Fixtures[edit]

2014[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  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 
Achievements
Preceded by
1996 Brazil 
World Champions
2000 (First title)
2004 (Second title)
Succeeded by
2008 Brazil