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  • Falcao and Brazil bite gold in Rio

    Falcao and Brazil bite gold in Rio

    Falcao, futsal’s greatest exponent, was in danger of never winning the FIFA Futsal World Cup until Brazil, in front of their own supporters, recaptured the crown from Spain following a dramatic final.
  • Home triumph sends fans delirious

    Home triumph sends fans delirious

    A wrap-up of the FIFA Futsal World Cup Brazil 2008, which saw the hosts pip Spain to first place following a nail-biting penalty shoot-out.
    First round - Group A
    30 September BRA12:1 (3:1)JPN
    02 October SOL0:21 (0:8)BRA
    04 October BRA7:0 (4:0)RUS
    08 October BRA9:0 (5:0)CUB
    Second round - Group E
    11 October BRA1:0 (1:0)IRN
    12 October ITA0:3 (0:2)BRA
    14 October BRA5:3 (4:2)UKR
    Semi-finals
    16 October RUS2:4 (1:3)BRA
    Final
    19 October BRA2:2 a.e.t. (2:2, 0:0) 4:3 PSOESP

    Standings

    TeamMPGFGAPts
    BRA3939
    ITA3984
    IRN310104
    UKR37140
    • Brazil's Vinicius lifts the trophy
    • Brazil's players celebrate after winning the FIFA Futsal World Cup 2008
    • Brazil's Cico celebrates
    • Schumacher of Brazil celebrates with the trophy for the second best player of the FIFA Futsal World Cup 2008
    • Falcao of Brazil celebrates with the trophy for the best player of the FIFA Futsal World Cup 2008
    • Brazilian players Tiago, Falcao and Schumacher with their trophies for best three players of the FIFA Futsal World Cup 2008
    • Russia's Pula with the trophy for the best scorer of the FIFA Futsal World Cup 2008
    • Spain's Javi Rodriguez reacts after loosing the final of the FIFA Futsal World Cup 2008
    • Players of Brazil celebrate after winning the FIFA Futsal World Cup 2008 in Rio de Janeiro, Oct 19 2008

    Statistics

    MPGFGASSOGPEN2PGFKCKFCFSY2YCR
    964840924320101186561801

    Tournaments
    FIFA Futsal World Cup Final All editions