Matches

11/09/2011
12:8 (3:2, 6:2, 3:4)
  • Egor SHAYKOV (1'50" 5'26")
  • Ilya LEONOV (7'19" 24'01")
  • Egor EREMEEV (12'14" 18'16")
  • Alexey MAKAROV (14'19" 19'46")
  • BETINHO (20'16" OG)
  • Dmitry SHISHIN (20'44" 30'25")
  • Yury KRASHENINNIKOV (31'02")
  • ANDRE (7'46" PEN 10'22" 29'54" 32'39" 33'14" 34'01")
  • BETINHO (16'03")
  • SIDNEY (21'35")

Summary

Russia dethrone Brazil as beach kings
There was no stopping Russia as they blazed a perfect trail into the Final, where they pummelled former champions Brazil 12-8 to be crowned world champions at Ravenna/Italy 2011. More »

Line-up

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7
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Substitute(s)

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12
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5
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11
9

Coaches

Mikhail LIKHACHEV (RUS)
(BRA) Alexandre SOARES

Officials

Referee: CORTEZ Jose (ECU)Second referee: MESZAROS Istvan (HUN)Third referee: EIRIZ Ruben (ESP)Timekeeper: BENTANCOR Javier (URU)Fifth official: VELASQUEZ Oscar (SLV)

Have Your Say

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Latest Comments:
Zbest333
02/10/2011 at 02:09
Zbest333 (Côte d'Ivoire)
Both teams got what they deserved. It was agood tournament.
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tiggyteam
23/09/2011 at 01:50
tiggyteam (Brazil)
I' m brazilian so... I just want to say: Congrats to the Russian,s team.
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so_beautiful
13/09/2011 at 01:01
so_beautiful (Canada)
Yes Christ was with Russia and now, they will have a test to see if they can defend this crown. This is the first time Russia has won a major football tournament of any kind in the longest while.
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  • Alexey Makarov of Russia celebrates
  • Ilya Leonov (#8) of Russia celebrates with team mates
  • Yury Gorchinskiy of Russia celebrates
  • Goalkeeper Andrey Bukhlitsky of Russia celebrates with the trophy
  • Russia and Brazil line up
  • Russia line up

“I think we deserved to win today and for everything we’ve done throughout the tournament. Russia are a very solid team and I’ve got complete confidence in each and every one of the 12 players,” Russia coach Mikhail Likhachev.