Teams

  • Tactical revolution unseats Brazil

    Tactical revolution unseats Brazil

    More evenly contested than some of its predecessors, the sixth FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup proved an engrossing event, ending with the tactically astute Russians deposing mighty Brazil.

  • Russia’s well-oiled machine

    Russia’s well-oiled machine

    Newly crowned beach kings Russia showed in the final that their success is built around excellent link-up play and all-round players capable of defending, attacking and scoring with equal aplomb.

    Standings

    TeamMPGFGAPts
    RUS32079
    NGA313126
    TAH36113
    VEN38170
    • Morgan Plata (#11) of Mexico celebrates scoring a goal to team mates on the bench
    • 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
    • Russia Coach, Mikhail Likhachev is thrown in the air by his team
    • Frank Velasquez of El Salvador pose with the Bronze Ball, Andre of Brazil with the Silver Ball and Ilya Leonov of Russia with the Golden Ball
    • The Beach Babe Cheerleaders pose

    Statistics

    MPGFGASSOGPENOHFKCKFCFSY2YCR
    64421197990729163734400

    Tournaments
    FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Final All editions