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  • Beach kings made to earn crown

    Beach kings made to earn crown

    Sunday 27 July 2008

    FIFA.com looks back at the highlights from Marseille 2008, where beach soccer titans Brazil were made to work hard to retain their world title.

  • Junior Negao: Now I feel complete

    Junior Negao: Now I feel complete

    Sunday 27 July 2008

    Junior Negao bade the most idyllic of goodbyes to Brazil today, lifting aloft the biggest trophy in the sport on his final appearance for his country.

  • Amarelle and Madjer strike gold

    Amarelle and Madjer strike gold

    Sunday 27 July 2008

    Amarelle's exceptional displays during Marseille 2008 earned him the adidas Golden Ball, while the adidas Golden Shoe returned to Madjer.

  • New venue, familiar kings

    New venue, familiar kings

    Sunday 27 July 2008

    Brazil overcame Italy 5-3 to clinch their third successive world title, while Portugal bowed out on a high by edging Spain 5-4 to seize bronze.

  • Brazil rule the world

    Brazil rule the world

    Sunday 27 July 2008

    Brazil dominated Italy for two periods to establish an unassailable lead, rendering the fightback insufficient to deny them a third straight title.

  • Madjer seizes bronze for Portugal

    Madjer seizes bronze for Portugal

    Sunday 27 July 2008

    Madjer scored a hat-trick to make himself the outright leading marksman and inspire Portugal to a 5-4 victory over Spain in the battle for bronze.