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Summary

Brazil rule the world

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

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Line-up

1
1
7
2
8
5
10
7
11
9

Substitute(s)

12
12
2
3
3
4
4
6
5
8
6
10
9
11

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)

Statistics

36Shots30
3Corner kicks6
0Overheads3
0Yellow cards2
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
56%Possession (%)44%
  • 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
“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.