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Match 32 Marseille - Stade du Prado
Clear
27 July
5:3 (1:0, 3:0, 1:3)
  • BRUNO (8'51", 14'29")
  • SIDNEY (21'45", 23'46")
  • ANDRE (28'38")
  • Paolo PALMACCI (29'33")
  • Roberto PASQUALI (33'22")
  • Diego MARADONA JR (34'52")

Referee Istvan MESZAROS (HUN)

Summary

Brazil rule the world

Brazil rule the world

Brazil beat Italy 5-3 in the Marseille 2008 final to claim their third successive FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup crown. Bruno and Sidney scored doubles apiece, and Andre was also on target for the Seleção as they provided an enthralling climax to a memorable tournament on Prado beach. Brazil kicked off the game as the favourites, but it was Italy who had the game's first opening. Receiving ...

Highlights

Line-up

BRA
ITA
Substitute(s)
Coaches
Alexandre SOARES (BRA)
(ITA) Giancarlo MAGRINI
Officials
  • Referee: MESZAROS Istvan (HUN)
  • Second referee: SLYVA Sergejus (LTU)
  • Third referee: LOPEZ LOPEZ Juan (ESP)
  • Timekeeper: ALMEIDA Joao Carlos (POR)

Photos

  • Brazilian players celebrate after winning the beach soccer world cup final
  • Brazil's Sidney (L) vies with Italy's Michele Leghissa
  • Brazilian players celebrate after winning the beach soccer world cup final
  • Brazil's Junior Negao (L) vies with Italy's Simone Feudi
  • Spain's Amarelle, Brazil's Benjamin and Portugal's Belchior show their adidas Golden, Silver and Bronze Ball at Marseille 2008
  • Italy's Roberto Pasquali looks dejected after loosing the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Marseille 2008 final against Brazil
  • Brazil's captain Junior Negao receives the trophy from Ricardo Terra Teixeira after winning the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Marseille 2008 against Italy in the final
  • Brazil's players celebrate after winning the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Marseille 2008 against Italy in the final
  • Brazil's players celebrate after winning the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Marseille 2008 against Italy in the final

Quotes

“It's an immense pleasure to have won this trophy again. My players have been fantastic. We dominated the majority of this final.” Alexandre Soares, Brazil coach.

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    STATISTICS
    BrazilStatisticsItaly
    36Shots30
    3Corner kicks6
    0Yellow cards2
    0Second yellow card and red card0
    0Red Cards0
    56%Possession (%)44%